Low cost pools for leisure sector
INTRODUCTION: With a robust growth witnessed in the travel
industry, Thatake Group has introduced a low cost swimming pool to the
Sri Lankan market.
Boutique type and small luxury type hotels are being constructed all
over Sri Lanka while some of the existing hoteliers too are introducing
pools to their properties as the industry is growing.
Owning a swimming pool had never been a reality for a middle-income
family or a small hotel. Managing Director Thatake, said that these
products were introduced since there are many people who are keen to own
a swimming pool but are unable to do so due to high costs and
preparations needed to construct one. "We see an opening here," he said.
The pool, which is manufactured in Australia, can be installed and
put to use in a few hours in any location of the country.
The pool sold under the brand name, Zodiac carries a 10-year
guarantee and is manufactured with bullet-proof lightweight, state of
the art, poly-reinforced fabric similar to materials used in speed
The installation cost of these pools is minimal and some pools can be
assembled manually and can be installed even in large balconies or
"Zodiac Pools are easy to set up, durable and truly portable. They
come in a wide range of sizes, are attractively designed, and will
enhance any backyard. Zodiac pools offer a true value and is a ideal way
to entertain friends of all ages," he said.
"If you move or leave on vacation, your pool can follow you," he
said. Another advantage of the product is that this is maintenance free
and same cleaning methods used for swimming pools can be adopted. The
Swimming pools comes in different sizes and the price range starts as
low as Rs. 325,000 with installation charges. - (SS)