Mark Anthony

Spa Stars : Mark Anthony

A chance encounter with a client while out on a gardening job, proved the catalyst for Mark Anthony to delve into the world of hot tubs. Mark is now founder of Award Leisure and distributor for Coast Spas in the UK. How did you get involved in the industry? As a landscape gardener, I realised […]

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Italy Host Annual Pool And Spa Expo

Italy Host Annual Pool And Spa Expo

The Bologna Exhibition Centre is the venue for Italy’s ForumPiscine, the 11th event of the only professional expo in Italy showcasing public and residential pools, spas and wellness. Taking place from Wednesday to Friday, February 13th to 15th, year on year, the event becomes more and more international with 15% of 7,500 visitors and 20% […]

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Driving Innovation

We often drool over residential pools built with millionaires’ budgets and almost limitless constraints on design. But there’s a bigger dose of reality in the commercial public pool world, with the goal of maximining usage and revenue is paramount. Meeting this goal is largely being driven by innovation from specialist manufacturers and installers. The availability […]

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Tv Coup For Aqua Warehouse

Tv Coup For Aqua Warehouse

In what was a major coup for them, and the hot tub industry as a whole, the Aqua Warehouse team featured prominently in a recent episode of ITV’s How To Spend It Well consumer series. In a one-off special, assisted by his wife Steph, television personality Phillip Schofield road tested and rated big-selling summer items […]

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O-Care In The Water Treatment Fast Lane

Since O-Care launched its product range in the UK, in the latter half of 2015, the company has gained a loyal and passionate following. The UK success is being replicated globally with O-Care expanding to other countries within Europe and recently launched in the United States. The O-Care Spa Water Care concept was conceived back […]

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Short-Changed

Well-meaning local authorities are ticking the public pool provision box with a lack of imagination that is short-changing the British swimming public. A lack of joined-up thinking is resulting in minimal facilities while completely side-stepping the entertainment potential. “When families go to the swimming pool they are looking for the fun factor,” urges Stephen Ellix, […]

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Sizzling Summer Spa Show Season

Retailers across the country made the most of the exceptional summer weather, taking part in county and district shows. Elite Spas were out in force supporting dealers with their displays. “We feel it’s incredibly important to our dealers that we support them with the shows as we still feel it’s a great way to market […]

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Internet Hot Tub Fraudsters Jailed

Internet fraudsters who pocketed more than £600,000 from online shoppers for hot tubs, saunas and other luxury products which failed to materialise have been jailed for a combined ten and- a-half years. Brothers Ross and Luke Quinn, from Coxhoe, a town a few miles from Durham, accepted orders for goods which included sheds, saunas, furniture […]

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Jolly Good News

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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Maximise Aftersales Business

The Relax Spa Water Treatment range has received some great responses from dealers, for its eye catching and contemporary branding. Why not enhance your showroom and take advantage of our Relax Spa Display offer. You can present core water treatment products and also optimise exposure of ‘impulse sales’ such as Aromatherapy Fragrances and Spa Jolly […]

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