BISHTA Blog

In this blog, BISHTA shares association and wet leisure industry news and information. Please scroll down and click on the blog titles to read more.

The Shape of Water in Britain

Creating harmony in our lives is every person’s desire, and with our ever increasing busy lifestyles, adding the pleasure of water at home can provide the dream lifestyle and that ultimate feeling of paradise! With so many options on offer, making the right choice can be a tricky decision.

Homeowners looking for swimming pool and hot tub inspiration can find […]

British Hot Tub Association issues a Nationwide Consumer Safety Alert

There is a growing trend for some online companies supplying hot tubs to mislead consumer purchases, and this can lead to heartbreak, lengthy or unresolved consumer disputes and sadly sometimes safety dangers. Buying from an online marketplace or social media pages also raise concerns. The British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association (BISHTA) is alerting consumers of the […]

Splash Down at SPATEX as the 2018 British Pool & Hot Tub Award Winners are revealed!

Winners of the 2018 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards have been revealed at the wet leisure industry gala evening, held during SPATEX at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry (on 30th January) and there was a guest appearance from British former track and field athlete, Sally Gunnell OBE DL. Sally received a standing ovation from the audience, as she remains […]

Safeguarding Consumers Use of Hot Tubs in Holiday Accommodation

Do you own a holiday home or are you a holiday park owner?

Having a hot tub as part of a holiday accommodation package is becoming more of a requirement, than an optional extra, as holidaymakers have become more aware of the proven lifestyle and health benefits of exercise and hydrotherapy.

The interest in hot tubs has grown rapidly and they have […]

By |November 24th, 2017|BISHTA Blog|0 Comments|

Swimming Pool Water Book Launch – PWTAG

PWTAG’s much-anticipated new book was launched on 22 November. The Drayton Manor Hotel in Tamworth was the venue for pool operators to be introduced to the third edition of Swimming Pool Water treatment and quality standards for pools and spas. Over 160 delegates (a sell out) to an all-day launch seminar heard expert speakers – from PWTAG itself and from […]

By |November 24th, 2017|BISHTA Blog|0 Comments|

Let’s talk SPATEX 2018

With anticipation, now counting down the days until the curtain rises on SPATEX 2018 (Tuesday 30th January to Thursday 1st February). The UK’s only dedicated wet leisure show has this week released news of some of the speakers it has lined up for its highly popular double seminar and Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) Workshop programme. It is […]

By |November 21st, 2017|BISHTA Blog|0 Comments|

The First World Alliance Meeting – Swimming Pool and Wellness Associations

Swimming Pool and Wellness Associations from all over the World form an international alliance at Aquanale

 

On 8 and 9 November 2017, representatives of swimming pool and wellness associations from 16 countries met in Cologne to form an international alliance of associations. The following countries were present at the “kick-off”: Australia, Germany, France, Greece, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Austria, Portugal, Romania, […]

By |November 21st, 2017|BISHTA Blog|0 Comments|

Where else in the UK can you make over a THOUSAND Industry wet leisure contacts?

 

Answer… nowhere! SPATEX, now entering its 22nd year of being the UK’s ONLY dedicated water leisure Exhibition, is in January coming back BIGGER, BETTER and STRONGER! With well over a hundred exhibitors from all over the world, showcasing spas, pools, saunas, enclosures and much more, the Ricoh Arena is the place to be – Tuesday January 30th to Thursday […]

By |September 14th, 2017|BISHTA Blog|0 Comments|

Local Hot Tub Company fall Victim to Card Fraud Theft

An alert has been issued by BISHTA (The British and Irish Hot Tub Association), following news that thieves have stolen two spas through a fraudulent purchase from hot tub company, Rotospa UK Ltd based in Sutton Coldfield.

On Thursday 24th August thieves’ fraudulently obtained two dark grey Quatrospa Hot Tub’s using a visa debit card in the name Paul Clarke at a total of […]

By |September 11th, 2017|BISHTA Blog|0 Comments|

Setting Standards for the Hot Tub Industry

BISHTA is delighted to announce that the European standard being developed for Domestic Spas and Hot Tubs is now available for public consultation! The number of the standard is prEN 17125 (and the pr in front of the numbers and letters denotes it is a draft)!

The European standard is important, as the hot tub industry is setting the requirements […]

By |May 19th, 2017|BISHTA Blog|0 Comments|

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