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The Next Generation Window and Door System Specifically Designed to Perform for Todays’ Leisure Homes 

The Next Generation Window and Door System Specifically Designed to Perform for Todays’ Leisure Homes 

A family-run business for over 70 years, Stanway Screens has a distinguished pedigree in the design and manufacture of bespoke window and door systems for the leisure home market. True industry pioneers, with a genuine and unsurpassed commitment to product innovation, quality and service, Stanways’ offer an extensive and meticulously designed product portfolio that delivers for both leisure home manufacturers and end-users alike.  

GoldShield to exhibit at 2018 World of Park & Leisure Homes Show

GoldShield to exhibit at 2018 World of Park & Leisure Homes Show

Market-leaders in the field of park home warranties, GoldShield shall be exhibiting at the World of Park and Leisure Homes Show this June at the NAEC, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.

Offering a choice of Care Schemes for residential parks and park home-owners, the team shall be happy to discuss their recently publicised Amnesty Scheme.

Park owners can take advantage of the GoldShield Amnesty if unregistered homes have been on their site for 5 years or less. And with around 50% of park homes showing up as unregistered, the GoldShield team are expecting a high volume of enquiries and sign-ups, at the show, as a result of the amnesty.

School makes Wales Tourism Week visit to picturesque holiday home park

Wales Tourism Week

Owners of a picturesque Welsh border caravan holiday home park invited children and teachers from the local primary school to pay a visit during Wales Tourism Week.

Pupils of Brynhafren Primary School, Crew Green, between Welshpool and Shrewsbury, spent the morning at Seven Oaks Holiday Home Park where they were given a guided tour before enjoying a picnic in May sunshine yesterday (Thursday).

The 119-pitch park is owned by caravan and motorhome dealership Salop Leisure and the company’s managing director Mark Bebb and marketing manager Ed Glover joined park managers Ron and Margaret Brace in welcoming the school party.

Beekeeper Stephen is buzzing after holiday home win

Harts Holiday Park

Life is sweet for Romford beekeeper Stephen Stubbs who has been named as the lucky winner of a luxury caravan holiday home by Park Holidays UK for his park Harts Holiday Park.

Stephen trumped thousands of other entries in the park group's annual draw for the keys to a fully equipped leisure home at Harts Holiday Park in Sheerness.

Similar caravan holiday homes to Stephen's prize, a two-bedroom Willerby Etchingham with double-glazing and central heating, sell at the park for over £40,000.

All of his pitch fees and other site expenses for 2018 are covered, and decking specialist Fitrite have supplied skirting and outside decking for him to relax and enjoy al-fresco dining.

The world's largest trade fair for motorhomes and caravans

The world's largest trade fair for motorhomes and caravans

Düsseldorf invites you to participate again in the major industry event of the caravanning scene, held in late summer! CARAVAN SALON, scheduled from 25 August until 02 September 2018 (trade visitor day on 24 August), plans to offer visitors a program second to none. More than 600 exhibitors will show 130-plus caravan and motorhome brands as well as over 2,100 leisure vehicles at the largest international trade fair for motorhomes and caravans in 13 halls as well as on the outdoor exhibition space, covering an overall exhibition area of 214,000 m2. CARAVAN SALON is unique in offering visitors a complete market overview, new products and innovations for the upcoming season, as well as an amazing supporting programme and promotions for the whole family.

Holiday makers asked to take part in caravan parks survey

Caravan survey

Everyone who takes a holiday this year on a UK caravan or camping park is invited to take part in a major survey on the impact of UK holiday parks on the UK economy – and have the chance to win one of several super prizes.  An online questionnaire is open to caravanners, campers and glampers, and owners and renters of lodges and caravan holiday homes on all kinds of parks, from small campsites to large holiday parks, wherever they are in the UK.   

The survey will establish the impact of the holiday-park sector on the economy of the UK.  The value of tourism has grown substantially over the decades and holiday parks are an important part of the tourism industry.

Cornwall park among cream of English holiday providers

VisitEngland Awards

Family and staff at a Cornwall holiday park, Polmanter Touring Park, are celebrating after it was named this spring as one of England's top three destinations for caravan and camping guests.

Polmanter Touring Park in St Ives took the Bronze accolade in the holiday parks category of April's VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2018.

It completes a hat-trick of honours received by Polmanter which is this year marking its 50th anniversary of providing holidays at its stunning seaside location.

In winter, the park was the overall category winner in the Cornwall Tourism Awards, going on to strike gold again in the South West Tourism Excellence Awards.

Events planned nationwide to celebrate Wales Tourism Week

Wales Tourism Week

More than 20 events have been arranged to celebrate Wales Tourism Week 2018 which begins on Saturday (May 12).

The events include the launch of ‘Celtic Escapes’ at Celtic Holiday Parks on the May 15, Dan-yr-Ogof Charity Train launch and the official opening of the WILD Centre at the Welsh Mountain Zoo, Colwyn Bay, both on May 17.

First Minister Carwyn Jones will attend the event at Dan-yr-Ogof while Culture, Tourism and Sport Minister Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas will attend each of the other events as well as a Wales Tourism Week evening reception at the Senedd, Cardiff on May 15.

The reception will be hosted by Suzy Davies, AM, chair of the National Assembly for Wales’ Tourism Cross Party Group and sponsored by the Caravan & Motorhome Club. 

New caravan holiday home buyer’s guide launched at show

Your Journey

A new five-step guide, called Your Journey, to purchasing and siting a caravan holiday home or luxury lodge in an ideal park location in Mid Wales or the Heart of England has been published by a leading caravan dealership.

Salop Leisure launched its brand new essential Buyer’s Guide, ‘Your Journey’ ,which is printed every two years, at the West Midlands Caravan, Motorhome and Destination Show in Shrewsbury this week.

The company, which has sales centres in Shrewsbury, Machynlleth and Stourport-on-Severn, has distributed more than 250,000 copies of the guide since it was first launched more than 30 years ago.

A First Within The Holiday Park Industry

Elite Dynamics

Elite Dynamics have had their EliteParks software awarded with the 'Certified for Microsoft Dynamics' badge. Making them the only holiday park software provider officially endorsed by Microsoft.

Using over 70 years of industry experience, Elite Dynamics aimed to use a Microsoft based 'Dynamics' package to really address the frustrations of many holiday park owners and managers.

In 2018, all of the hard work and dedication has paid off, as Elite Dynamics have now seen their biggest achievement to date! The award reflects a huge amount of work and continuous development of the product through feedback from fantastic partnerships with respected park operators such as Park Leisure, Shorefield Holidays, Holiday Resort Unity and Park Holidays UK.