The Hot Tub Club TM the on-line resource centre for hot tub owners and would-be spa purchasers has a new manager. Naomi Hutchison has taken on the role implementing stage two of The Hot Tub Club TM development on behalf of the Waterland Media Group. “We are working towards making the The Hot Tub Club […]
Hydropool Spas welcomed a profile-raising opportunity to sponsor the pro-am Alternative Ryder Cup golf tournament in aid of charity. Held near Almeria in Spain, the event was timed to coincide with the real Ryder Cup. Matches mirrored the main event as participants playing during the day and then watched the television coverage during the evening and into the early hours.
Every pool and spa professional is being urged to take a few minutes to share their views in the second annual State of the Wet Leisure Industry survey.
Delaying the need to invest in expensive shops and showrooms, the hot tub hire market has been providing a useful first stepping stone for would-be spa retailers for many years. Now, more established water leisure businesses, looking to diversify in order to bring in much sought-after cash flow, are dipping their toe into the hot tub hire market. “More spa dealers are looking at the potential of the hire market to increase not just their cash-flow but their prospect lists,” confirms Chris Alcock of Interhiva UK.
A leading American politician is proposing a ban on the use of hot tubs and spas by children at hotels, health clubs, resorts, and other commercial establishments. The leader of the New Jersey Senate, Steve Sweeney, says the ban would apply to anyone under the age of 17. He has decided to sponsor legislation after talking to cardiologists who told him the water temperature in hot tubs is a heath risk for younger people. “Hot tubs normally run at 105 degrees and it’s just bad for children.
The confirmation of Ross Morris as the new chairman of the National Leisure group of companies heralds what looks set to be an exciting chapter in the history of the organisation. Ross, of Splash Pool Supplies, based in East Sussex, had been vice chairman for two years. His first official duties coincided with a National Leisure networking weekend event held at Coombe Abbey Country House Hotel, near Coventry, last month.