The latest news for pool and spa professionals

With the government push to reduce social contact and minimise non-essential travel, the range of financial measures put in place by the Prime Minister to compensate companies that may be affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a very welcome move in the right direction to support businesses.
On February 11 14, 2020, the 24th international exhibition of domestic and industrial equipment for heating, water supply, engineering and plumbing systems, ventilation, air conditioning, swimming pools, saunas and spas Aquatherm Moscow 2020 ran successfully in Moscow. The exhibition confirmed its...
Our bilingual edition, written in French and Dutch, EuroSpaPoolNews "Special BENELUX n ° 6" was released and was sent to more than 1,500 professionals in the Swimming Pool, Spa & Wellness market in Belgium, Luxemburg, the Netherlands and the North of France. Discover this issue in its entirety....
Due to the huge success of AFM®, the 100% bio-resistant media filter, the factory in Scotland is now running at full capacity so Dryden Aqua has built another one in Switzerland. To mark the opening of this new 7000 m2 production site, built in 9 months, the company organised a huge event in...
From the 28th to 30thJanuary 2020, the 39th Pool & Spa Show organised by the Northeast Spa & Pool Association took place at the Atlantic City Convention Center (USA).  For this annual edition, the trade fair brought together more than 400 exhibitors from the Pool and Spa industry.  Our colleague...
Fluidra, global leader in the pool and wellness equipment industry has reached a deal and acquires the Asutralian manufacturer Fabtronics. This latter designs and manufactures efficient and cost-effective electronics solutions which participated expand the Fluidra's pool products portfolio. This...
Having turned heads with the world’s first pink Formula 1 car in 2017 and building upon three successful seasons as Principal Sponsor, BWT and Racing Point have expanded their relationship so that the team will be known as “BWT Racing Point F1 Team”. As unveiled to assembled media and guests...
If there is one defining element of SPATEX 2020 it is the colour Green! This was the year the Show turned Green. From the bright green carpet welcoming visitors to the Ricoh Arena’s Ericsson Hall to the sea of green hats at the SPATEX Networking Party. 
EuroSpaPoolNews Special UK N# 15 was distributed at for free at Spatex, the pool, spa and wellness show from 28 to 30 January 2020 in Coventry, England. It is also available online on our site...
The British Pool & Hot Tub Awards are the longest established and most prestigious swimming pool, spa, hot tub and wellness awards event, attracting entries from companies across the UK (and some from overseas). These awards bring together BISHTA and SPATA to celebrate the achievements and...
XL Pools, based in the south of England in the borough of Kent, has been raking in awards both nationally and internationally. At the end of 2019 XL Pools were awarded silver in the domestic pool enclosures category at the European Pool and Spa Awards, awarded by EUSA (European Union of Swimming...
Greg Andrews, Terry Brannon, Larry Drasin, Michael Given and Kate Wiseman are the new faculty members of the GENESIS program. They will provide accredited education to the 1,800 students of the the Pool and Hot tub Alliance's training program (residential design and build). To ensure GENESIS...
PoolCop, the connected automation system for the swimming pools and spas, has just received the NSF certification, specification CCS 20628. PoolCop Evolution American Pool, with its multiport valve and automatic controller systems, is now certified to be used in swimming pools and spas of United...
Piscine Global Europe, the landmark event for the pool and wellnessindustry, will give professionals in the sector the opportunity to come together between 17 and 20 November 2020 at Eurexpo, Lyon – France. The industry’s leading trade fair, Piscine Global Europe, will continue to focus on the...
The French manufacturer has become increasingly influential across Europe in 32 years, with 7 branches covering Germany, Scandinavia, Switzerland, England, Italy, Spain, and the Benelux countries. Hexagone Manufacture has managed to create a solid position for itself on the world market for...
BSPF Managing Director Chris Hayes gives Eurospapoolnews readers some thoughts on what has been happening in the UK wet leisure sector over the past 12 months and some key items for 2020.  
Designer spa USSPA had earned million korunas in auction to help people with disability to lead normal life. Exact million korunas (€ 39 769) is the amount, which was earned for our special spa within philanthropy gala dinner organized by Forbes magazine. This spa was created together with one...
SPATEX 2020, the UK’s ONLY dedicated international water leisure Show at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena Tuesday, opens its doors on Tuesday January 28 to Thursday January 30.  With over a hundred companies from all over the world exhibiting, it is your first opportunity to gain an insight into what...
How a bizarre Indian essential oil led to the Darlly Decade . . .  The summer of 2009 Phil Moseley and Gil Gingell were together working on a marketing project for The London School of Tropical Medicine. They had been asked to take an amazing natural oil called Neem to market in order to rid the...
This event was held at the Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel in Monaco on 25th, 26th, and 27th November 2019. During these 3 days, directors of SCP Agencies from 8 countries (the United Kingdom, France, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Benelux, Germany, and Croatia), operational, technical and sales teams,...
Because of the big success of AFM, the capacity of the company’s factory in Scotland has reached its limits. Dryden Aqua have therefore built, in 9 months, a new 7,000m2 production unit in Switzerland. It is announced as the most sophisticated and sustainable glass processing factory in the...
From 19th to 21st February, don’t miss the international pool and spa expo at the Fair in Bologna, three days of exhibitions and conferences about the industry’s most pressing matters. Live shows, the Smart Pool and the Innovation Area, for real-time updates on the industry’s future and...
Hosted by the European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations (EUSA), the annual European Pool and Spa Awards celebrate the most outstanding pools and hot tubs in the Water Leisure Industry, with award winners from across Europe. They are held annuallyat a different pool and spa exhibition...
Just under three weeks to go before SPATEX 2020, the UK’s ONLY dedicated water leisure Show at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena Tuesday, opens its doors on January 28to Thursday January 30.Not-to-be missed, it’s your first opportunity to gain an insight into all that is happening in the international...
Our EuroSpaPoolNews Special Italy# 14 newspaper will, as every year, be distributed for free at ForumPiscine, from 13 to 15 February 2020 in Bologna. Everything to be known about the pool and wellness market will be in this edition!
Watkins Wellness is established in California since 1977. The Masco Corporation's subsidiary has a growing portfolio of well-being products and systems such as spas, swimspas, hot tubs and aquatic fitness systems, including HotSpring® Spas, Caldera® Spas, Freeflow® Spas, Fantasy® Spas and...
Interbad exhibition will be presenting a complete offering for private and public swimming pools in Stuttgart from 27 to 30 October 2020 in one hall of 20,000m². Pools, water treatment, swimming pool technology, fixtures and fittings, facilities, surface materials and more will come together in...
SCP Adriatica is led by Lado Lačen, Director of the new entity attached to the SCP Europe Group. One of the customers of SCP Adriatica, BK MONT, was honored, in Monaco, with an SCP Europe award given for achieving the swimming pools of an aquatic complex, AQUACOLORS water park. 
Meet us again in 2020 at the international exhibitions with our Special Editions EuroSpaPoolNews in Europe.
Organiser of SPATEX 2020, Michele Bridle cordially invites you to attend the industry’s event of the year. With a raft of new product launches and the cream of the international wet leisure industry amassed at the Ricoh Arena’s Ericsson Hall, it promises to be a spectacular. Here’s a sample...
The originally small family business NIVEKO, is now a well-established manufacturer in Europe as it distributes monobloc swimming pools in 18 European countries – each swimming pool exactly tailored according to the customer’s specifications. To provide the customer with a full service,...
On October 3rd and 4th, the RPI Group celebrated its 25th anniversary with an event especially dedicated to their important launching in the pool industry – The Future Starts Here. RPI Group took indeed the opportunity of the 25th anniversary celebration to present a journey into the future,...
Since 2005, the “Schwimmbad + Sauna” magazine has been rewarding revolutionary developments in the field of swimming pools and saunas every two years. In 2019, at the Aquanale trade fair, one of the prizes was awarded to CCEI, the first French company to receive it. This prize was awarded for...
SPATEX Organiser, Michele Bridle extends a personal invite to join her and the global wet leisure industry at SPATEX 2020, as it returns to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena Tuesday 28th January to Thursday 30th January. Entering its 24th year, the UK’s only dedicated water leisure expo is adopting the...
Our EuroSpaPoolNews Special UK # 15 magazine will, as every year, be distributed for free at SPATEX Show, from January 28 to 30, 2020in Coventry. Everything to be known about the UK's Wet Leisure market will be in this edition!
T & A manufactures pool covers and celebrates 25 years next year. The manufacturer of automatic pool covers reveals its new products at the International Pool and Spa Trade Shows, Piscina & Wellness and Aquanale 2019.
The international trade Faire for Sauna, Pool and Ambience recorded a significant increase in visitor numbers (+6%), which this year figure up to 28,000 from 128 countries. Held jointly with the FSB, International Trade Fair for Public Space, Sports and Leisure Facilities, Aquanale 2019 increased...
FITT was present at the 2019 Aquanale trade Fairdedicated to swimming pools, saunas and well-being equipment. The company introduced alongside its FITT B-Active Flex hose, its latest innovation: the FITT B-Active Rigid tube. It has been designed for the construction of swimming pools and...
For another year running, Piscina & Wellness Barcelona has awarded the best products presented at the trade fair, the most innovative projects for new and renovated swimming pools for public and residential use, the best facilities dedicated to the therapeutic use of water, and the aquatic...
Aboral Piscines is a French family company that has been designing and manufacturing polyester pool shells for more than 10 years.  Twenty-six models in all, enabling no less than 624 combinations to create customised pools.  Four new successful models - Maatea, Papeete, Maupihaa and Maea - with...
The company had forecast it ... The year 2019 was exceptional: new customers, new projects, in an extension of Ocea International’s know-how. The newly developed products retain their full compatibility with those already on the market, to make it easy for installers and facilitate after-sales...
All eyes are trained on SPATEX 2020, the UK’s only dedicated wet leisure Show, returning with renewed energy to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena Tuesday 28th January to Thursday 30th January. SPATEX 2020 aims to promote an awareness of the environment.
“Reflections” is the concept of the event that took place on 20th September at the Bolzano Trade Fair. There was a convention/event at the Bolzano Trade Fair celebrating the 40th anniversary of Gerit, one of the leading companies providing technical components for swimming pools. 
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona closed its doors last Friday 18th of October. This edition, which coincided with its 25th anniversary, has stood out for the solidity and dynamism of a sector that is committed to innovation, sustainability and digitalization as the keys to development. 
The 2019 season has seen an ultra-dynamic marketplace shaking up the industrial structure of everyone on the market. The seasonality of the industry, the impact of the weather, and construction development are some of the factors that disrupted the forecasts made at the beginning of the year. For...
Aquatherm Moscow, the largest in Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe international exhibition for domestic and industrial heating, water supply, engineering and plumbing systems, ventilation, air conditioning and equipment for pools, saunas and spas, will run in Moscow on February 11-14, 2020. Within...
Swim Safe has been designing and manufacturing made-to-measure pool covers at its workshops since 2004. Its head office is located in Asten, in the Netherlands. The company relies on a vast international network of dealers and is now aiming to break into the British market.
The Smart Home is the buzzword of the moment, and the swimming pool industry is more definitively heading in the direction of the smart pool. Social conditions also have a role to play in the swimming pool and wellness industry. How connectivity is shaping the  pool and Wellness industry?
Pool Technologie, a key player in the industry for swimming pool water treatment, presents the best moments of 2019, the new generation of electrolysers and the growth of Pool Technologie on the public swimming pool market at the international trade fairs Piscina & Wellness and Aquanale.
Katharina Gebele and Martin Wiedemeyer from „Institut für Wirksamkeit“ (Institute for Effectiveness) have a differentiated view on this.They share their knowledge at the International Swimming Pool and Wellness Forum, the Aquanale congress, on 8 th November at 11.30 a.m. Interested parties...
The company GACHES CHIMIE has launched on the market the stabiliser reducer for swimming pool water. This product has been awarded with an Innovation Trophy at Piscine Global Europe 2018. In 2019 it won another trophy at the international swimming pool exhibition Piscina & Wellness in Barcelona.
Between the 8th and the 10th October 2019, the BWT group held their 2nd BWT Pool Days event wich brought together the 20 companies belonging to the BWT group that are involved in the international pool industry. The objective of BWT Pool Days is to provide a forum for the exchange of information...
From Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st February 2020, the over 13,000 m² of Hall 33 of the Bologna exhibition centre (Italy) will be hosting the 12th edition of FORUMPISCINE, in its Gallery version.  Combining exhibition spaces, conference rooms and areas for demonstration shows, this event is...
About 300 pool professionals gathered on 27th September at the Art Restaurant Mánes in the center of Prague to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Vágner Pool.  Coming from 22 nations, the guests attended a presentation of the company, during which the six partners - Jan Šic, Petr Šimončík,...
Aquavia Spa, the manufacturer of hot tubs and swimspas, presents its new corporate image. The company has decided to reinvent itself and start a new era, with more than 30 years of experience that guarantee the quality of its wide range of products.
This year again, EuroSpaPoolNews and its team will be at the rendez-vous on the Piscina & Wellness show in Barcelona from 15 to 18 October 2019. EuroSpaPoolNews « Special Barcelona » : a special edition distributed on the show which will present the latest innovations and industry news of the...
Having been operating on the Spanish market for over 15 years through its distributors, CCEI is now launching its Spanish branch this year. This French manufacturer of innovative swimming pool equipment has decided to set itself up on the Spanish market to offer a high-quality local service to...
The Azenco Group is continuing its expansion on the European market. Specialising in pool enclosures, slatted covers and outdoor enclosures, the company is increasingly developing its export network and, in particular, in Spain. 
The third edition of the Barometer study for Spain’s pool sector confirms the commitment and support of the ASOFAP and the Piscina & Wellness Barcelona exhibition in terms of knowledge and added value for the pool sector. The complete data from the barometer will be presented on Tuesday 15th...
By attending the Piscina & Wellness and Aquanale trade shows, POOL TECHNOLOGIE is using these events to meet its partners and customers and to showcase its new products.
Sustainability is the watchword of our times.  Always looking to stay relevant and current, SPATEX 2020, the UK’s only international wet leisure Exhibition, is adopting and promoting an eco-friendly approach.
Splinter Works are delighted to share their latest outdoor pool slide commission.  The Reflex water slide was designed to add hours of endless pool-side fun for all the family and to serve as a sculptural highlight to enhance its spectacular setting.
Health, sustainability and quality are the growth vectors of the pool sector. There are three main driving forces of the pool sector, a market with a turnover of more than 7 billion euros a year: health, sustainability and quality.
From 5 to 8 November 2019 the next edition of aquanale, the International Trade Fair Sauna, Pool and Ambience, will be staged in Cologne. Just under two months before the fair kicks off, all signs indicate they are going to be a success. Around 320 companies from 25 countries are heading to...
In Croatia, SCP Adriatica was exhibiting at PROMOARH, an International construction trade fair that promotes domestic and foreign partners with an aim to make construction more secure, efficient, cost-effective, innovative, and sustainable.  
The Standards and training set by the British and Irish Hot Tub Association (BISHTA) are arguably one of the best in the world. As their strapline logo highlights, the association's foremost focus is to ‘Promote Safe Hot Tub Standards’ providing consumers with a clear route to buy with...
The edition Le JUSTE LIEN Special Barcelona 2019, published in Spanish and English and distributed on the international show Piscina & Wellness from 14 to 18 October 2019, presents the latest innovations and industry news of the pool market, spa, sauna and hammam. Do not miss this opportunity to...
Register before 15th September with the "Awards Gala” ticket and take advantage of the special discount to participate in the 25th anniversary party of Piscina & Wellness 2019. In addition, you’ll also have access to the four days of the trade show with this ticket!
Since 1990, TECHNOL is producer of high quality FRP media filters, cartridge filters, storage tanks, sedimentation tanks, oil separators and other products for water treatment. All products are produced according project specifications.
The Direction of Hayward Europe is pleased to announce the appointment of Mickaël Mendes as Ecommerce Channel Manager, and Dennis Meijer as Regional Sales Manager, North Europe.
Fluidra is to supply and install equipment for 22 pools for Debrecen Nagyerdei Strand, a water park in the city of Debrecen, in eastern Hungary. Fluidra has also designed the equipment and is currently handling the installation of the pools in coordination with the waterpark´s construction...
In order to address how to update, design and implement these leisure structures, learn about experiences carried out by various entrepreneurs, and debate issues related to the safety and management of these spaces, Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2019 will host the fourth edition of the Aquatic...
For its fourth edition, French magazine dedicated to the French market of Commercial Pools and Spas (Spécial COLLECTIVITES) promises to be even richer in hot topics and news about the latest products.  Published once a year, it will be released in September 2019. If you want to target this...
Fluidra is to build three pools at the Aquatic Arena in the Indonesian province of Papua. The venue is due to host the aquatic competitions during National Sports Week in 2020. The company will provide a warm-up pool, filtration, pumping, disinfection and competition accessories for the venue. 
The international exhibition aquanale will be held from 5 to 8 November 2019 in Cologne, Germany. It will bring together professionals from the pool, spa, sauna, steam room and wellness, in private and public areas (joint FSB). Industry trends, products and services will be on display.
The 10,000 square meter investment was made necessary due to the constantly growing market share of the Hungarian spa manufacturer, which aims for international excellence.  
Fluidra designed and built the Olympic swimming pool, which will host the water polo competitions of the 2019 Pan American Games from July 26 to August 11, 2019. The Olympic pool uses the Skypool construction system and measures 50 x 25m x 2.20m deep. It has just been approved by FINA.
The swimming pool filtration pumps specialist ESPA participated in the SONEX Exhibition 2019 in Amman, Jordan. From April 8th to 11th the ESPA Middle East team welcomed visitors of the show to present the solutions offered by the ESPA products. 
The Piscina & Wellness Barcelona trade show has opened the admission period for the second edition of the "Wellness Experience Awards", with the aim of showcasing the best aquatic facilities related to health and wellness, an area that has become one of the main drivers of the swimming pool and...
Registration for the 16th Annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC) is now open. The WAHC will be held in Williamsburg, Virginia at the Williamsburg Lodge on October 16–18, 2019. Opening registration discounts end on May 31st.
The 16th WAHC will take place on October 16-19 2019 at the Williamsburg Lodge, Virginia (USA). Ryan Avery, an Emmy-award winning journalist, two-time best-selling author, 2012 World Championship for Toastmasters International and world record holder, is on a mission to show leaders how to Go From...
From June 21, 2019 to July 22, 2019, pool professionals and customers are invited to participate in the contest launched on the web by FLUIDRA, on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. Share a photo, a video or a poem about your perfect pool or wellness experience, and try to win an underwater...
Last May 23, 24 and 25 was held the first Summit of the ESPA Hong Kong subsidiary, which jointed the main ESPA products distributors of Asiatic market, in the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Hotel.
Professionals of the sauna, if you wish to make known your activity and your products in the world, the Finnish association Sauna From Finland has built a network of 170 companies from the sauna sector to promote the sauna as a way of life. Objective: to make the sauna better known all over the...
From 1st March 2019, Lonza’s Water Care operations and business became independent, forming a new company. It specialises in water treatment in various sectors and is supported by the financial strength and expertise of Platinum Equity, a global private equity firm (with $13 billion of assets...
Pentair Pool Europe is among the world leaders in the market of residential swimming pool equipment: automation systems, pumps, filters, salt chlorinators, disinfection systems, dosing pumps, cleaners, water features and lighting. Sébastien Gauthier has just been appointed as the Director for...
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona surprises once again by building a complete and modern wellness centre called Wellness Experience, at an edition which will show how connectivity and digitalisation are integrated into the spa in order to generate new user experiences.
The international sauna, swimming pool and wellness trade fair in Cologne will be held from 5 to 8 November 2019. Nearly 350 companies are expected to exhibit at Aquanale to present their novelties and innovations in the field to professional visitors. This year, private and public pools will be...
The British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association (BISHTA) is alerting consumers of the risks presented by a few hot tub brands who seem to be encouraging consumers to exceed the recommended maximum safe water temperature of 40°C, as stated in the European Standard for domestic spas and hot tubs...
Aquark manufactures heat pumps for swimming pools in China, Guangdong. The company benefits from 20 years of experience in the professional heat pump and the service of its R & D team. Their products are strictly tested in the ISO9001 certification cycle. The company completed its first round of...
Certikin’s ground-breaking new filtration media OC-1 has reached Australia where, with its high ratio of pools to population, it has received a great reception. The highly popular Willoughby Leisure Centre, located on the lower North Shore of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, is a...
There have been many changes in the industry guidance over the last few years, such as HSG 282 (replacing the Health and Safety Executive’s and Health Protection Agencies’ joint publication – ‘Management of Spa Pools’, PWTAG’s ‘Hot Tubs for Business’ publication and the development...
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona, major meeting place for the pool and wellness sector, leading fair in Spain and one of the most important in the world in its field, is preparing for its 14th edition by renewing its commitment to innovation, digitalisation, internationalisation and sustainability.
The Chinese manufacturer of swimming pool heat pumps CUBIC ELECTRICAL strengthens its position on the European market with new distribution partnerships in Europe. Its pool heating products are already distributed in France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Poland, Ukraine, the Netherlands, the Czech...
Swimming pool specialists, manufacturers, distributors, swimming pool, community and outdoor accommodation professionals, come discover the new responsive, Mobile First version of our website EuroSpaPoolNews.com, the top international portal for swimming pool and hot tub professionals offering...
Certikin International is specialised in pool, spa and wellness equipement.  Its new Commercial Manager, Steve NELSON, has taken on the additional responsibility of managing the company's thriving Export division which services over 50 countries around the worls. Steve succeeds from...
Exciting times are ahead for leading HVAC company Dantherm Ltd as a new VP of UK Sales has been appointed to the company. With a wealth of experience in high-level management and sales, Robert Svendsen brings with him his own dynamic approach to the Dantherm Group UK team.
In order to helps its Pool specialists customers to comply with the European regulation concerning F-Gas, the manufacturer of heat pumps for swimming pools CUBIC ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE offers from this 2019 season all its models with R32 fluid. The company also offers its assistance sith the...
The pool equipment manufacturer ACIS presents its French-made products in Egypt. Its innovations in filtration and lighting for swimming pools are a great success internationally.
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