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UKPSA – RECORD BREAKERS

New home but same winning formula… They say success breeds success. What better example of that than the annual UK Pool & Spa Awards which continues to attract a growing following year–on–year. The popular contest that offers an unrivalled boost to businesses across the spa and hot tub sector, has attracted a record–breaking number of […]

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THERMODYNAMIC TECHNOLOGY

With energy efficiency being on everyone’s mind at the moment, Sunbeach Spas are collaborating with Climacube to bring to market the Sunbeach HB1200 – a compact, heat-pump type heater unit specifically designed to work with hot tubs up to 1200 litres capacity. Climacube’s patented thermodynamic technology brings up to 80% savings on power usage and […]

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A BUSY SHOW circuit for teams like Wellis, photographed at theWorld of Park and Leisure Show.

TIDE TURNS FOR HOT TUB SALES

The tide has turned for the UK’s hot tub retailers who have seen sales stall amid growing consumer concerns for the country’s economic fortunes, the escalating cost of living and alarming energy costs that have trebled. After two years of fending off enquiries as the must-have product for home-owners, pro-active retailers are now back on […]

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SUNBEACH IS BACKING THE HIGH PERFORMING environmental credentials of its eco-warrior Oasis RX range. Pic. Penguin Spas

ECO WARRIORS

Improving the environmental burden of spas… Sunbeach Spas are actively promoting a ‘buy from the inside, out’ philosophy; encouraging customers to look past the shiny, gleaming exterior and think about longevity as well as the total cost of ownership. The team believe their Sunbeach and Oasis brands are eco warriors; bringing not only the quality […]

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THE STA SEAL MASCOT led the way to SPATEX 2022.

THE FEEL-GOOD FACTOR

There was something special about the return of the annual SPATEX event that, the organisers say, attracted 1,545 unique visitors. Staged as the country began to loosen the shackles of the on-going pandemic, some companies remained reluctant to send representatives, opting for reduced teams, while others avoided the usual crowded events like the traditional exhibitor […]

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THE 2021 TOP WINNERS were tenth anniversary team, Superior Wellness.

OH WHAT A NIGHT!

The UK spa and hot tub industry came together for an outstanding night of celebration for the presentation of the 2021 UK Pool & Spa Awards. Held in December, in the climate of the continuing global pandemic, an audience of 200 were asked to show a current negative Covid test before being allowed entry to […]

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SPA TEAM TRIBUTE TO MISSING COLLEAGUE

Travelling down from central Scotland for the award presentations in Birmingham in December, the team from Penguin Spas booked a table for seven employees but left one seat empty as a mark of respect to a former colleague. Russell McCrum, Penguin Spas employee and friend, sadly passed away in July at the young age of […]

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SPACARE UK has teamed up with Sunbeach Spas

DOUBLE BUBBLE FOR SUNBEACH

Sunbeach Spas has strengthened its UK market position with the confirmation of SpaCare UK as a designated distribution centre; recruiting and supporting retailers, covering the north of the UK and Wales. A third distribution centre, further south, is set to be announced imminently. Based in Scunthorpe, SpaCare UK, lead by Craig and Laura Wright, will […]

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OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS – ADDED VALUE SALES

Maximising add-on sales on all customer bases… The average hot tub owner spends at least £250 every year on chemicals, filters and other accessories. Frustratingly, with so much competition in a buoyant market, this money will probably not be spent with the dealer who sold them their spa. In a world dominated by Amazon, E-Bay […]

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RECORD BREAKERS

Reporting from the UK Pool & Spa Awards… The 2020 UK Pool & Spa Awards recognised investment in the hot tubs and swim spa sector that had soared by an estimated 75%. Believed to be worth some £300 million pounds annually, the residential spa sector saw an unprecedented rise in demand as home-owners, unable to […]

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