Sunbeach Spas continued its UK brand growth with a first visit to the Holiday Park & Resort Innovation Show. “This was Sunbeach Spas first visit to the holiday park show and what a great success it was with lots of interest from the holiday park owners especially with the energy efficiency of our hot tubs,” […]

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It all started with a Spaform hot tub in the summer of ‘93. Having bought a Spaform for their home, and having an instinct they would sell, the property developer, father and son partnership, of David and Jonathan Bunn, were joined by their friend Lloyd Burden, at a regional show; a venture to test the […]

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The Jacuzzi® J-400™ designer collection has always delivered one of the best hydro-massage experiences. Both of these brand-new J-485™ and J-475™ hot tubs deliver the now iconic and exclusive high back design feature that is much loved by existing J-400™ range owners, and both also encompass an extra wide illuminated waterfall. Not only is this […]

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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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Hot tub retailers across the country have been taking part in shows and putting on their own events to help support 2019 sales. Norfolk-based Wensum Pools were celebrating an outstanding Royal Norfolk Show appearance with revenue up 100 per cent on the previous year and more high-end tubs sold than normal. “For us, the Royal […]

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A glittering night to remember for seven time BISHTA winners, North Spas

Magnificent Seven

Winners of the annual British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association awards were revealed in January with Charlie Matthews, from Wasps Rugby Football Club, the VIP guest. The annual Gala Evening highlighted the achievements of BISHTA members by showcasing the best examples of design, construction, installation and innovation. The BISHTA Awards were sponsored by […]

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Breaking The Mould

The breakaway from traditional acrylic moulded hot tub design is being led by companies like the southern hemisphere’s Vortex team. Designed by a car designer and an architect, Vortex Spa’s revolutionary new IKON spa is now being sold by spa distributors in the UK, Spain, Canada, Russia, United States, Australia and New Zealand. Vortex Leisure […]

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Award-winning retailers such as Wensum Pool, maximise the potential of add-on sales with attractive showroom displays.

Summer Sizzle

Think about your last big investment, say, a new car. While you may not have been thinking about accessories such as floor mats or mud guards at the time of purchase, the mention of it during the process can trigger valuable add-on sales income. It’s very much the same in the hot tub industry, where, […]

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Golden Celebration

Serving the South West since 1969, and capping a golden 50th anniversary year, the big winners of this year’s SPATA members’ competition were Cannings H20 who bagged four golds and the Dick Millward Trophy for the Pool Contractor of the Year. The Cannings H20 team topped the categories for Residential Outdoor Pools under £50,000, Residential […]

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New Owners For Jacuzzi Brands

New Owners For Jacuzzi Brands

The most recognised spa brand in the world, Jacuzzi, and its stable of multiple hot tub brands, are under new ownership. An investment subsidiary of Investindustrial has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Jupiter Holding Corporation, owner of the spa and bath products brands, among them Jacuzzi. Terms of the transaction have not been […]

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