SPATEX 2022 – the show that promises to put you ahead of the competition


When it comes to vacations, the Brits want one thing – water! Yes, hot tubs, spas and swimming pools are the most sought-after facility when choosing a holiday destination. Which is why SPATEX 2022 at the Coventry Building Society Arena Tues 1st to Thurs 3rd February – the UK’s ONLY dedicated water leisure exhibition – is a must for those in the hospitality business.  SPATEX […]

Bluepoint Tags and Labels


Bluepoint – An innovative Devon based tag and label manufacturer, is excited to release a new line of ‘print your own’ identification solutions to the camping and leisure sector. Campsites and holiday parks, both large and small will now have the flexibility to print their own range of on demand, personalised pitch tags, vehicle permits, […]

Papa John’s is Big Hit in St Andrews

Papa John’s

Papa John’s has teamed-up with Abbeyford Leisure to bring the home of pizza to the home of golf in St Andrews.     With unrivalled views across the sandy bay towards St Andrews and beyond, award-winning St Andrews Holiday Park at Kinkell Braes is one of the most sought-after holiday locations on the east coast […]

Is the coast clear? Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax.

Capital Gains Tax

The Budget seems a long time ago, and the much-heralded ‘tax day’, when the Government was set to announce a raft of consultations, passed without much comment.  So is the coast clear for business owners and, in particular, caravan and holiday park owners in relation to Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax? Graham Poles, Tax […]

VAT on caravan and lodge sales: is there potential for savings?

caravan and lodge

By Alex Nicholson, VAT Director, Armstrong Watson LLP   From a VAT perspective, operating a residential or holiday park is often a complex undertaking and the sale of a new caravan or lodge is no exception. Depending on a number of different factors, these sales may take one of three different VAT liabilities – namely: […]

How do I make my glampsite stand out after lockdown?

mrs mills yurts glampsite

Glampsites have increased in popularity since their inception in the mid-noughties. The staycation boom had already started pre-Covid but this year, foreign travel options are still looking decidedly shaky. Glampsite operators say this uncertainty has led to bookings going through the roof, with some already turning down summer bookings while off-peak slots are filling fast.  However, even in […]

Using HR software to improve multi-site communication

hr software - Inform People is used by employees on an app

Multi-site communications can often pose a problem for larger holiday park operators. Whether this concerns visual merchandising or health & safety, training or operations, miscommunication can cost companies huge amounts.   We asked Chris Thomas, from HR software programmers Inform People, about how using the right software package can help to keep large organisations running […]

Elite Dynamics partners with SIGA Solutions to take products global

Elite Dynamics

Elite Dynamics, a leading provider of software solutions to the Holiday Park industry, has partnered with renowned business software consultancy, SIGA Solutions, to help facilitate the expansion of its award-winning solutions to a worldwide audience.  SIGA Solutions will be working with Elite Dynamics to accredit and approve their market leading EliteParks solution for use on […]