Kent-based, The Pool and Spa Company has seen an increasing trend towards overseas sales driven by UK-based customers buying for their second homes.
With sales of ice cream up by a reported 21 per cent and the sales of electric fans up by 300 per cent, the residential pool and spa sector is still counting its blessings after the ninth warmest UK summer since records began in 1910.
Jacuzzi Group Worldwide, parent company of Jacuzzi Hot Tubs, Sundance Spas and ThermoSpas Hot Tub Products, has added yet another brand name to its stable with the acquisition of Dimension One Spas.
Golden Coast has been confirmed as the new exclusive UK distributor for Sundance Spas.
Now in its fourth year, the annual UK Pool & Spa Awards are run by Pool & Spa Scene magazine, this year, in association with the UK Pool & Spa Expo.
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.
Taking the notion of plug and play spa to a whole new dimension, self-styled spa enthusiast and all-round clever guy, Ian Bowden has come up with a new style of mobile hot tub. An enterprising ‘Brit’ living mostly in Sweden and also in Spain, Ian began to explore the possibility of a portable spa pool […]
The Hydropool UK team is celebrating record-breaking sales at a mammoth Ideal Home Show, topped off by a royal visit to their
prominent hot tub and swim spa stand by HRH Prince Charles – who officially opened this year’s event – officially the UK’s number
one consumer show.
Making his second visit to Ideal Home in concurrent years, the Prince of Wales met Hydropool UK’s managing director Jonathan
Bunn asking about the business; its products and its history as well as Jonathan’s opinion on the economic climate and future
The eyes of the world will be on Britain this summer as the country celebrates a unique combination of events with the coinciding of
both the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics.
The great British weather permitting; the summer of 2012 promises to be a ray of sunshine amid the recent years of
prevailing economic storm clouds.
A leading hot tub equipment supplier has warned of the dangers of selling spa components directly to the general public, fearing the consequences including inevitable fatalities. Ray Desmond, the co-founder of Spa Euro, one of Europe’s leading trade suppliers, says the spa and hot tub industry is sitting on a ticking time bomb because of the lack of regulation.