The world’s biggest fair for mobile vacationing CARAVAN SALON boasts new record figures. Thanks to an additional exhibition hall CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF from 26 August to 3 September 2017 will be as big as ever. A total of 600 national and international exhibitors with 130 caravan and motor home brands will be presenting their innovations and current models in thirteen halls as well as on the outdoor exhibition space. On 214,000 square metres to the tune of 2,100 recreational vehicles in all conceivable sizes and versions can be marvelled at.
The Art of Automation
Park owners throughout the UK & Ireland are saving valuable time and money by automating their day-to-day tasks with CampManager. Introducing an automation system minimises your workload by eliminating tedious, repetitive tasks. With CampManager, automating your daily operations can be surprisingly easy and can reap major benefits such as savings in time and effort, cost reductions, higher productivity and greater reliability and performance. Streamlining processes leads to increased operational efficiency, allowing focus to be devoted to higher level activities.
5 key areas where automating daily tasks can save you valuable time and effort
1. Automated Booking Process
Following a successful eight week trial period, Lancashire-based holiday park operator, Ribby Hall, has awarded a Northumberland-based IT start-up firm operating in the communications infrastructure sector, a major new contract to bring superfast and reliable WiFi to its holiday village.
Set up in December 2015, by directors Claire Hollyman and Kev Latimer, Trench Networks Limited (Trench Networks) created Outpost a one-box, wireless internet access solution using sophisticated technology designed by Mr Latimer.
Caravan and Motorhome Club seizes opportunities to make the water used on their sites go further in new water market
The Caravan and Motorhome Club is a pioneer, leading the way by seizing the benefits available for the Club – and its members - from the new water market in England.
The company, which has more than 200 sites across the UK, has chosen Water Plus as its business water retailer.
The Caravan and Motorhome Club said the people at Water Plus and their knowledge and experience were key factors in their choice of a water retailer.
East Grinstead Rugby Football Club located in West Sussex has taken delivery of the first Iseki TLE4490 tractor sold in Europe. The tractor was delivered by local Iseki dealer, Yeowart Agricultural Ltd.
The new tractor will be used to manage and maintain three full-size pitches covering a total of 14 acres. The pitches at EGRFC are home to a total of 17 teams; three senior teams, one veteran team, six intermediate teams (U13-U18), and seven junior teams (U6-U12).
Chairman of EGRFC Bob Marsh is responsible for the operational management of the club as a business. He commented on the recent investment,
Rolec EV, a leading UK electric vehicle charge point manufacturer, has developed a revolutionary EV charge point management system - ‘EV Charge Online’.
EV Charge Online enables each and every EV driver to simply pull up to a charge point and, using their mobile phone, login to the charge point and pay-to-charge using Visa, MasterCard, American Express or PayPal via Rolec EV’s secure back office.
GPRS connectivity to the back office is provided by Rolec’s network partner Vodafone, who supply roaming SIM cards designed to lock onto the strongest signal in the area, regardless of network provider.
A Breakthrough In Hook-Up Management
Following 18 months of research and development Rolec have announced the launch of PitchSMART Online, a new cloud based computer operated MID approved Smart metering system for remotely managing caravan hook-ups.
This innovative new system has been specifically designed to enable park operators to read each and every hook-up meter from the comfort of their office computer - and in turn generate instant invoices for customers.
PitchSMART Online can also be used by the park operator to individually switch on/off each and every one of their electric hook-up units, again from the office computer.
For nearly 60 years Pathfinder Homes has been the leading, pioneering manufacturer of luxurious residential park homes and holiday lodges. Designs are innovative and cutting-edge, that’s what makes us different. We bring ground-breaking concepts to the industry which has resulted in winning ‘Ultimate Lodge of the Year’ three years in a row.
Skelwith Fold caravan park in Ambleside has been crowned as Lakeland's top holiday park in June's closely-fought Cumbria Tourism Awards.
The family-run business trumped more than 100 eligible parks in the county to take the overall gold accolade in the holiday parks category of the competition.
And now park director Henry Wild says he will use the award to shine the national spotlight on Cumbria's "amazing and diverse" parks industry.
Stepping up to receive the Cumbria Tourism honour at the glittering awards ceremony at Cartmel Racecourse was Henry and members of the park team.
Recent trends within the leisure and tourism industry have seen an increasing number of holiday park and attraction venues looking to enhance their facilities to better accommodate the needs of people with reduced mobility (PRM).
Mobility Hire 4 You offer a wide range of solutions to aid these organisations provide greater mobility access across their facilities.
“We have a growing range of products designed to aid those with reduced mobility, allowing people to discover more of the facilities that they are visiting and thus, helping them and their families to more fully enjoy their overall holiday experience.” Comments John Cherrie, Director.