The latest news for pool and spa professionals

The year 2023 has witnessed a series of actions and tech breakthroughs built on the commitment to the ‘iGarden’ vision, which engaged Fairland with global partners to promote new eco-innovations that enrich people’s 4 seasons of living experience outdoors.
Carropools BV, Belgian manufacturer of exclusive custom made swimming pools, have opened a new office in Germany : Carropools Deutschland GmbH. A team of 100% German professionals will give dedicated product, sales and service support to German pool builders. 
After four days, the co-located events aquanale and FSB drew to a successful close on Friday, 27 October 2023. The two leading International Trade Fairs for Swimming Pools and Wellness and for Public Space, Sports and Leisure Facilities attracted an audience of around 25,000 trade visitors from...
Vita Bad started building high-quality swimming pools 40 years ago, while already taking into account sustainability at that time. Today, this company based in Ermensee (near Lucerne in Switzerland) is celebrating 40 years of success and hard work. It celebrated this anniversary with its...
Organised by Fira de Barcelona with the support of the Spanish swimming pool industry association ASOFAP, Piscina & Wellness Barcelona will open its doors soon, from 27 to 30 November at the Gran Via venue.  
Guests from Germany and abroad, an entertainment programme bursting with colour and a top presenter: the festivities for the 20th birthday of the company BINDER featured many highlights.
Prague‘s International Design Festival Designblok is the largest design expo in Central and Eastern Europe. The 25th edition took place from 4th to 8th October, and presented inspiring works by more than two hundred creators... USSPA was there.
The 2023 International Pool Spa Patio Expo™, co-located with Deck Expo (PSP/Deck Expo) is November 13-15 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 
The annual ‘Anti Kajlich Masters Cup' water polo tournament was held in Piestany, Slovakia on the 28th and 29th September 2023 - the over 35-year-old Master's polo event celebrated its 23rd year with teams from around the world.
The BSPF shares views on why it has implemented an EDI policy and how it will be communicating the news.
CF group has chosen to unveil CF, its new multi-expert brand, at the aquanale trade fair. The group intends to redefine the world of pool maintenance products and equipment by fully incorporating the environmental dimension and, more specifically, energy sobriety. The objective: to create a more...
This bilingual edition (German and English), published at the aquanale fair in Cologne from October 24 to 27, 2023, showcases new products and reveal all the news from the swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and hammam market ...
On Tuesday October 24, 2023, the winners of the 2023 EUSA Awards were announced at the aquanale trade fair in Cologne, Germany. This year, 282 pools from 11 countries participated in the 11th event.  Winners from 7 countries have been announced.
SwimmingPool International is a series of podcats produced by the German company Behnke and Fluvo - Schmalenberger specialized in the manufacturing and global distribution of pool products. Hosted by Angela Herrmann and Michael Visser, two old hands in the swimming pool industry. During these...
Rob Carlin, Managing Director at Superior Wellness took part in a 30-day study in June 2023 to assess the benefits of using a Chill Tub in his daily routine.  
Ocea does not want to be known only as “a” swimming pool cover manufacturer. Much more than that, the company prides itself on providing solutions to complex covering projects where there’s a need for one-shot designs. In 2023, they have seen an increase of demand of such more complex...
From 24 to 27 October 2023, one of the most important events in the pool, sauna and wellness sector will be held. An event that is already attracting a high level of exhibitor participation.le
It is said that trade fairs are platforms for dialogue. And that’s true at aquanale. In addition to the conversations that take place on exhibitors’ stands, visitors can learn about current developments in the trade fair congress. What’s on this year’s agenda of the international swimming...
In response to the growing demand for sustainable swimming pools that are integrated into their surroundings, Piscina & Wellness Barcelona is expanding the ‘Outdoor Living Experience’ space to include all the proposals from leading companies specializing in interior design, architecture and...
Saving energy and providing energy: the swimming pool and wellness industry is set to showcase itself as a revitalising, sustainable and confident sector. Energy and water – two topics that are the focus of attention in the swimming pool and wellness industry. 
Sauna from Finland will be present at aquanale 2023 with a dedicated section. They will provide attendees a unique opportunity to explore the world of Finnish sauna culture and innovation. Among experiences, they will offer Finnish sauna bathing in the outside Saunatruck with Löyly...
Thailand has already been named the“spa capital”of Asia and the market for pools is expanding rapidly, mainly due to the increasing number of expatriates, the ongoing rise in tourism and significantly higher living standards. ASEAN Pool & Spa Expo is a part of Asia Pool & Spa Expo, which is...
Marseille, 1973. The company Coordination Electrique Industrielle was founded - dedicated to manufacture and market of a pre-wired electrical panel for swimming pools. Does this sound familiar? What if we told you: CCEI. 50 years later, nothing has changed. Well, almost...
Which highlights are our neighbours bringing with them, aside fromtheir culinary delights? It will be exciting to see what they unpack. «It’s enough to make you melt» is not a rare sentence when talking about Switzerland.
France is often considered to be the largest pool market in Europe. Special PROS is the leading magazine for pool and spa professionals. Published in French with a circulation of 6000 copies, it is distributed in France, the French overseas territories, Belgium, Switzerland, Morocco, Tunisia and...
Walter Pool, the designer and manufacturer of pool and spa covers, is renovating a new production site located in Dettwiller (Bas-Rhin), a few kilometres from its current plant in Brumath, to the north of Strasbourg. The T&A Group sales teams recently visited the facility. 
The prize for the swimming pool sector has been awarded annually since 2013 by the European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations (EUSA) in cooperation with the national pool federations from Europe for the most beautiful private used swimming pools.
The evening event organized by CF Group Benelux at the Beerse site on September 14, 2023 was a success! The presence and enthusiasm of the numerous visitors have embellished the evening and helped to make this event a great success.
Four weeks before the start of aquanale, International Trade Fair for Sauna.Pool.Ambience., all the signs point to it being a success. The international event is primed to bring the who’s who of the industry together in a single location once again. The world’s leading industry event is a must...
The new web platform launched by Pool Technologie enables all its clients to easily access user manuals at all times. The manufacturer has made available quick installation guides, user manuals, maintenance notices and general information at www.pool-documentation.com. This valuable support will...
FITT has, over the years, produced solutions capable of resolving critical installation issues, facilitating laying and avoiding extraordinary maintenance cause by breaks or faults in the piping systems.
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Last June, CF Group Benelux inaugurated a new agency in Beerse, Belgium, receiving a warm welcome from professionals in the Pool and Spa sector. On September 14, 2023, the team will open its doors for a nocturnal from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with a very friendly program to tackle the back-to-school...
T&A Group has organised a photo competition for its partners until 1 October, 2023. Send a photo of the most beautiful T&A Group pool cover you have installed and try to win the prize.
As FSB’s conceptual partner, IAKS – the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities – has been the key partner of the International Trade Fair for Public Space, Sports and Leisure Facilities since the very beginning. For what is now the 28th time, the organisation is hosting...
The pool cleaning robotics industry is constantly evolving, and at the heart of this transformation is BWT Robotics Pool & Spa, formerly known as Aquatron. Ami Herman is now Managing Director of BWT Robotics Pool & Spa in Israël and Managing Director of BWT Pool Products for the United States.
Our EuroSpaPoolNews Special Barcelona journal is in preparation. Don't miss this opportunity to target the international swimming pool and wellness market during the Piscina & Wellness trade show from November 27 to 30, 2023.
Professionals of the pool and spa industry, are you ready to explore new horizons and enhance your visibility to landscapers and landscape architects in France? In that case, our Special PRO LANDSCAPERS issue has been designed with you in mind!
Pentair Pool Europe, a global leader in the pool solutions industry, presents its inaugural free comprehensive guide on heating priority for pool professionals.
Superior Wellness won two awards in the prestigious What Swim Spa? Best Buy Awards 2023, one for the Lusso by Thermals Spas and another for the Aquark Mr Silence 11 Kw.
Watkins Wellness, a leader in hot tubs and aquatic fitness systems, announced the expansion of its portfolio of personal well-being products and entry into the sauna category as a result of the pending acquisition of Sauna360 Group Oy (“Sauna360”) by Watkins Wellness’ parent company, Masco...
Appointment at BolognaFiere from February 14 to 16, 2024 to discover all the nuances of the leisure universe. The partnership signed by the organiser with BolognaFiere Group expands the international and business prospects of the triple event.
Global water treatment and pool equipment manufacturer Waterco Limited has announced its acquisition of Davey Water Products, , a subsidiary of GUD Holdings Limited, cementing its position as the largest Australian-owned and operated entity in the water industry. 
The French manufacturer of collective and public pool solutions cleaned the pools of the 2023 world swimming championships held this summer in Japan.
With more exhibitors, more space and record-breaking internationality, Piscina & Wellness Barcelona continues to grow and beat all forecasts. The leading event in Spain and a European benchmark in the industry has almost doubled the figures of its previous edition, with 300 confirmed exhibiting...
Fluidra, the global leader in pool and wellness equipment and connected solutions, has kicked off the construction of a new distribution warehouse in Sant Feliu de Buixalleu (Girona), a project headed by Logicor, the leading company in the logistics sector in Europe. 
Superior Wellness has announced the appointment of James Orton as the new Finance Director.  With over 20 years’ experience across a broad range of sectors, he brings a wealth of experience to the role.
France is often considered to be the largest pool market in Europe. Special PROS is the leading magazine for pool and spa professionals. Published in French with a circulation of 6000 copies, it is distributed in France, the French overseas territories, Belgium, Switzerland, Morocco, Tunisia and...
Solenis, a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals used in water-intensive industries, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Diversey Holdings, Ltd., effective July 5, in an all-cash transaction valued at an enterprise value of approximately $4.6 billion. 
RENOLIT ALKORPLAN was present at the opening ceremony of the 2023 Special Olympics, for people with intellectual disabilities or multiple disabilities, which took place at the Berlin Olympic Stadium between 17 and 25 June. 
Poolstar announces that it has entered into an exclusive cooperation agreement with A Room Outside for the territory of Ireland. Through this partnership, A Room Outside will be the sole distributor of Poolstar's high quality sauna products to all customers in the region.
Beerse was the scene of a major event for the pool and wellness sector: the inauguration of the new agency of manufacturer and distributor CF Group Benelux. On this Friday, the teams and management rolled out the red carpet to welcome professional clients for a successful opening day.
Founded in 2010, the "Sauna from Finland" initiative is dedicated to promoting and spreading the authentic Finnish sauna and wellness culture, as well as its related products and services, worldwide. For the upcoming event from 24 to 27 October 2023, aquanale, International Trade Fair for...
Our special edition EuroSpaPoolNews Special Germany 2023 is in preparation. Grab this opportunity in order to target the players of the german pool and wellness market.
This concept, which was introduced several years ago already, provides a long-awaited solution for our sector of activity. Sabrina Lebreton, Strategic Marketing Manager at Pentair, explains how this virtuous approach has become the essential solution to obtain smart, economical pools while...
Fluidra is working on new projects for the Commercial Pool division in Spain, Malta, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, the Philippines and the United Kingdom. In addition, the company also has several fountain and lagoon projects in Egypt, Kazakhstan and Andorra. 
When aquanale – International Trade Fair for Sauna.Pool.Ambience – returns from 24 to 27 October 2023, Cologne will once again be the epicentre of the international swimming pool and wellness world. The event, which will be held in parallel with FSB – International Trade Fair for Public...
In order to improve the user experience, Warmpac has added several features to its WPool website, which is dedicated to pool heat pumps and dehumidifiers. 
Organised by Fira de Barcelona in collaboration with ASOFAP, the Spanish pool industry association, Piscina & Wellness Barcelona will take place from 27 to 30 November at the Gran Via site and will bring together over 300 exhibitors, including 65% from abroad.
RENOLIT ALKORPLAN, the specialist in reinforced membranes for swimming pools, has just launched its brand new website: renolit-alkorplan.com, available in several languages. Among its new features, an online pool configurator, to visualize the future pool with manufacturer's membranes.
Fluidra, a global leader in the pool and wellness equipment sector, increased its spending on R&D&I to reach €53 million, the highest figure in its history. This figure has more than doubled the €25 million invested in this field in 2019, the first full year following the merger with Zodiac.
Scheduled for February 14-16, 2024, in the metropolitan city of Bologna, ForumPiscine, the International Pool and Spa Expo, now in its 15th edition, innovates and expands itself.
The leading global trade fair of the green garden lifestyle industry is fully booked . Suppliers from all continents will meet up with decision-makers from the specialised trade and worldwide large-surface outlets at the Cologne fair grounds from 18 to 20 June. 
The trade event, LANDSCAPE, attracts garden designers, landscape architects, landscape contractors, local authority landscaping professionals, architects, architectural technologists, facilities managers and interior designers from all over the UK and beyond. 
CF Group Benelux announces the upcoming opening of a new branch in Beerse. The inauguration will take place on June 19, 2023, in the presence of the sales teams and Frank Kenis, manager of the new agency.
Poolstar has just signed a strategic partnership for the distribution of its pool and spa solutions, with a major player in the UK spa industry.
Hydropool announces the manufacturing merger of two longstanding Canadian hot tub companies: Hydropool Hot Tubs and Swim Spas and Sunrise Spas. The two manufacturers combine to bring nearly a century’s worth of leadership, intellectual property and industry experience in the Canadian hot tub and...
Rob Carlin, Managing Director at Superior Wellness, is delighted to announce his inclusion in the 2023 E2E International 100 list, in association with The Independent and in partnership with IWG as the strategic founding partner.
Fluidra Deutschland annonces the new appointment of Ladislao Santamaría as its new Country Manager and Managing Director. He took on overall responsibility for the German market and Fluidra Deutschland GmbH on May 1, 2023.
Polytropic, Europe's market leader in swimming pool heat pumps, have chosen to partner with Lighthouse as the UK's number one specialist, independent pool trade supplier. Lighthouse is a dynamic and independent pool distribution business based in Plymouth, South West England.
SPATA and BISHTA membership has just got even better value for money, with the addition of Quest Services, with four services: HR, H & S, Legal and Tax, Providing five advice lines, three document libraries and 750+ template documents. Quest Services can help businesses with; saving money, saving...
LPW Pools, a 100% family business founded in 1962 and a member of The Swimming Pool Hub (TSPH), organised an open day on Saturday 29 April to present its renovated building in Aarschot. In addition to a brand-new building, LPW Pools also exhibited new products and demonstrations. The company thus...
CF group France is pleased to announce its partnership with the Swedish company Pahlén, manufacturer of high quality pool equipment.
This year the Wellness Experience Awards bring new features. In its fourth edition, the awards organised by the Piscina & Wellness Barcelona trade show is extending its geographical area to include the best spas, thermal baths and thalassotherapy centres of the year in Europe. In addition, as in...
EuroSpaPoolNews Special Switzerland/Austria 2023 is online. This special edition, print in German, Italian and French and sent to more than 1000 professionals of the Pool, Spa & Wellness market in Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein and neighbouring countries, is also available in digital version....
How would you design a modern aquatic centre, suitable for public bathing, in front of Barcelona’s Arc de Triomf? This is the theoretical challenge that Piscina & Wellness Barcelona is throwing down to students from architecture universities and schools all over the world in its International...
Twinscape Group is the leading designer and manufacturer of pool and spa floors based on its Hydrofloors® technology that transforms the use of space in any property. Twinscape is driven by the desire to offer their customers the best solutions through a combination of creative design and...
EuroSpaPoolNews Special Spring 2023 is online. This bilingual edition (French and English) printed in 8,000 copies and sent to professionals across Europe is also available in digital version. 
Superior Wellness are delighted to announce they have won three awards in the prestigious What Spa? Best Buy Awards 2023. The Best Buy Awards are published in the 2023/24 edition of What Spa? magazine. The WhatSpa? magazine is one of the UK’s leading consumer hot tub buyer’s guide and has...
Spearheading the campaign for SPATEX 2024 is a vibrant new website (www.spatex.co.uk). There’s ten months or so until the doors open to the new show and the organisers promise to keep professionals abreast with all the industry's happenings, on the brand-new website. 
Committed to an active CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) approach for several years now, Polytropic, the specialist in pool heating, is proud to have obtained this label that is recognised at the European level. 
French water treatment specialist BIO-UV Group has appointed Laurent-Emmanuel Migeon as its new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding company founder Benoît Gillmann.
The 2023 Pentair Pool Solution catalogue is juste available on the gated section My Professional Corner on Pentair Pool Europe website. Inside, discover links on each page which directly open the corresponding product on the website, technical information on products and the latest tools available...
Bringing the Pool & Spa & Wellness sector together, AQUAFUN will meet with the industry for the 3rd time in Istanbul from 11 to 13 January 2024 with the participation of many local and foreign sector representatives. In 2023, a total of 22 605 professional visitors from 62 countries met in...
CF group, a major European player in the pool equipment and water treatment market, has closed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Pool Partner, the leading manufacturer and distributor of pool covers and shelters in Austria.
The Board of Directors of Harvia Plc has appointed Matias Järnefelt (M.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management) as Harvia’s CEO. He will start in his position at the latest on 1 July 2023.
From March 22 to 25, 2023, VÁGNER POOL organized four open days at its headquarters in Vestec near Prague. The Czech company expected the participation of around 350 companies, for a total of 500 visitors over the four days.
Josep Perich, former Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), has taken on the top executive role at ESPA Group. The company, based in Banyoles (Catalonia, Spain), specialises in sustainable water management, providing pumping and circularisation solutions geared to the needs of companies and...
Brisbane-based Anti Wave Global has announced that its Anti Pro Goal was used for last week’s final of the 2023 Coppa Italia, one of Europe’s most prestigious water polo events.
Leading wet leisure distributor Golden Coast has strengthened its team once more with the addition of new Operations Manager Richard Ing. Meet the company’s latest talent acquisition set to support future growth and enhance business integration.
All relevant companies have already applied – 85 percent of exhibition space is already booked aquanale, International Trade Fair for Sauna.Pool.Ambience., is right on course. Following the end of the early bird phase, the leading industry trade fair, which will first take place in a good eight...
We attended the 3rd Seminar for Alukov Distributors and Installers. In total, around 350 professionals from 10 European countries attended. The Seminar began with the introduction of novelties such as Salon Pergola, Car Port and others. After a guided tour of the new factory, warehouse and new...
BIO-UV Group, a specialist in water treatment and disinfection systems by UV, salt electrolysis, ozone and AOP, announces the signing of a commercial partnership with Transcom Poland, a manufacturer and system integrator of swimming pools, water parks and aquariums. This 2-year commitment (until...
On 1 March 2023, the latest FT-Statista report was released highlighting the fastest-growing European companies in the three years to 2021. Superior Wellness is delighted to have earnt a place on this list, ranking 323rd up from 348th last year. This also means the company has ranked in the top 60...
Like every year, T&A organised its Dealer Days in Geel, Belgium, bringing together its commercial partners over a 4-day period (from 28/11 to 1/12: a day for each of 4 languages – French, English, German and Flemish). EuroSpaPoolNews was present and took the opportunity to ask a few questions to...
Our bilingual edition, written in French and Dutch, EuroSpaPoolNews "Special BENELUX n°9" and sent to more than 1,500 professionals in the Swimming Pool, Spa & Wellness market in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the North of France , is now available online.
EuroSpaPoolNews Special Spring, published in French and English, is being prepared and will be distributed in April 2023. Grab this opportunity to communicate on the European swimming pool and wellness market to reinforce your the season.
The Innovation Days took place on February 1 at the "Marriott" Hotel in Linz, the capital of Upper Austria.The specialist dealers and suppliers of the Austrian manufacturer and wholesaler Peraqua met to exchange information and network.  In comprehensive technical presentations, the participants...
The 2023 edition of the leading exhibition in Italy for the swimming pool and spa sector, both indoor and outdoor, closed with the satisfaction of companies, operators, stakeholders and institutions. The positive trend was confirmed by more than 6,000 visitors.
Fluidra has announced that it will carry out a project to refurbish and extend the Aquatic Center in Chile’s National Stadium, which will host the 2023 Pan American and Parapan American Games that will be held between 20 October and 5 November, and between 17 and 26 November, respectively, in...