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Below you will find some of the recent news items that may be of interest to you.

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 […]

Cold Weather – Hot Tub!

 

The winter months can be cold and cruel to our bodies. However, coming home to a warm pre-heated hot tub can give your mind and body a boost as well and providing excellent health benefits!

Using a hot tub can relax the body and mind, leading to some substantial benefits to improve physical and mental health conditions.

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The warm […]

By |November 8th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cold Weather – Hot Tub!|

Safeguarding Consumers Use of Hot Tubs in Holiday Accommodation

 
As more people choose to spend their leisure time in the UK and Ireland, there has been a growth in the popularity for installing hot tubs in holiday accommodation, to enhance the visitor experience at these venues. As a guest, it is expected that the room and sheets have been cleaned and changed between guests and the same goes for […]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments|

BISHTA issues a nationwide consumer safety alert

There is a growing trend for some companies supplying hot tubs to claim or imply that the goods they sell are manufactured in the UK or North America when in fact, they come from elsewhere in the world. Misleading customers into thinking they are buying a product made in one country when it is manufactured in another (and potentially […]

Lessons to learn from JTF Warehouse’s display of hot tubs

As the sad news of the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at JTF Warehouse, in Staffordshire five years ago hits the headlines once more, BISHTA again sends its condolences to the families of those people affected.

BISHTA’s primary purpose is to promote safe hot tub standards, and this preventable occurrence highlights the safeguarding responsibilities of all those involved in the industry.

The announcement […]

European Industry Awards Dive into the blue at Forum Piscine!

 

 

Each year, EUSA holds an awards event to celebrate the amazing work of the National Association members. The events are usually held at different European pool and spa exhibitions. The EUSA (European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations) 2016 awards are being held at Forum Piscine (Bologna, Italy) on Friday 17th February at 12:30pm, announcing 15 winners across […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Fifty Shades of Blue – 2017 British Pool & Hot Tub Award Winners Revealed!

Winners of the 2017 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards have been revealed at the industry gala evening, held during SPATEX at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry (on 31st January 2017) with a guest appearance from British Paralympian Swimmer, Ellie Simmonds OBE. Who presented a number of awards and received a standing ovation from the crowd in recognition of her […]

By |February 17th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Cold Weather! Warm Up in a Hot Tub

 

The winter months can be cold and cruel to our bodies.The British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association (BISHTA) offer advice on the health and wellness benefits of using a hot tub or swim spa during the winter months to ensure the body is kept warm and the mood uplifted, to help people to cope with winter.

Using a […]

By |November 11th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments|

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