spastar

SPA STAR – OLLIE WRAPSON

Hydropool’s UK Sales Manager, Ollie Wrapson, is a former semi-professional rugby player but restricts his sport to golf these days…   HOW AND WHEN DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN THE INDUSTRY? It is 15 years now because I started with Spaform in Portsmouth. PLEASE DESCRIBE YOUR CURRENT INDUSTRY ROLE: UK Sales Manager for Hydropool. DESCRIBE […]

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NEIL VAUGHAN JONES
and Gareth Jones have
formed a formidable
selling partnership.

WORK IN PROGRESS

While many retailers might be satisfied with unit sales in excess of 200 plus year-on-year, comparative new kids on the hot tub block, UK Leisure Living consider themselves to be a work in progress. Enjoying such growth, the UK Leisure Living team has been shortlisted for not one but two awards in the Fast Growth […]

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irish

THE LUCK OF THE IRISH

Irish hot tub dealers are enjoying one of their busiest years to date with sales up right across the board, writes Ashleigh Bissett. The general feeling is that customers are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of owning a hot tub, and the majority are now prioritising quality over price. However, this year’s success is […]

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MAGICAL POWERS

Expelliarmus! A Harry Potter inspired transformation… The team from North Spas undertook this spectacular full garden transformation for a customer in the North East. The garden was a sloping, two-tiered, unused area until North Spas got involved. The revamp featured the addition of an Artesian South Seas 735L, Trex decked area complete with sleeper surround […]

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FAMILY FOCUS

This issue’s featured swim spa case study shines a spotlight on a project for a family with three children, one of which needs regular hydrotherapy. Delivering a one stop shop solution from design, installation through to lighting and planting, the Hydropool London Essex team transformed an unusable part of the garden to incorporate the swim […]

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sell sell sell

PICK YOUR SPA NAME AND SELL, SELL, SELL

Tired of price wars with rival hot tub sellers? Well with Sunbeach Spas, you just make a selection of your preferred range of spas, choose your own names, and sidestep any Internet price wars. “We would like to hear from anyone who feels they have the capacity to add Sunbeach Spas, which can be own-labelled […]

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Superior

SUPERIOR SIGN MESSAGE FOR NEW BRAND

With major expansion in full flow, Superior Spas has welcomed an industry hot tub veteran to their team to help spearhead the launch of a new American brand into the UK market. With over 20 years’ experience, Graham Message brings extensive knowledge of the hot tub industry to Superior Spas and has a proven track […]

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Jolly Good Stuff

Leading water treatment supplier Mineral Supplies International (MSI) has ventured in to the UK’s spa market with the launch of its Jolly Gel Spa range. Jolly Gel Spa (JGS) follows the huge success of Jolly Gel flocculent for residential and commercial pools, both in the UK and worldwide. The formulation of JGS has been specifically […]

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wish list

WISH LIST

A Luxury Spas Direct customer was looking for high quality spa that would offer generous space inside and would complement the design and ambience of their garden. Health benefits were very high on this this Luxury Spas Direct customers’ wish list. They wanted a deep hydrotherapy massage so LSD recommended the Helix jets, exclusive to […]

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UP TO 50 PEOPLE
fell ill after visiting
the Healax Salt
Caves and Spa near
Bournemouth.

SUSPECTED LEGIONNAIRES OUTBREAK

Authorities were quick to close down a wellness shop near Bournemouth after nine people were hospitalised due to an unconfirmed outbreak of the potentially fatal Legionella infection. Of the 14 people taken ill, following a visit to the Healax Salt Caves and Spa in Kindon, Doreset, nine had been treated in hospital and responded well. […]

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