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Why Are The Masses Buying Caravans

New caravan purchases have sky rocketed

The industry is jumping up a gear and getting a lot of mainstream media attention. I have been covering the boom for the past few months. Now all the big channels are covering the boom. Last week there were features on both ITV North and The One Show highlighting the amazing things that can be done when touring round the UK in your leisure vehicle.

Air-Streamlining at Swift Group

Swift's new logo

Hull based Caravan and Motorhome manufacture, Swift, have some big changes in store for 2018.

Swift recognises dealer network at awards night

The awards night was introduced following the launch of the Swift Approved Dealer Programme last year

The achievements of individuals and dealerships were celebrated at Swift Group's inaugural Awards evening this week that culminated with the prized 'Dealership of the Year' awards.

Swift Group recognised for third year running in fast track international 200

James Turner (right), Managing Director of Swift Group with Nick Page, Group Commercial Director

Yorkshire-based leisure vehicle manufacturer, Swift Group, has once again been listed in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 as compiled by Fast Track and is the only East Yorkshire company to appear.

Swift Group doubles up at annual Made in Yorkshire Awards

The recognition means that Swift Group now goes on to compete against other regions across Britain

Swift Group has been recognised at the prestigious Made in Yorkshire awards winning the 'Manufacturer of the Year (over £25m)' and the 'Manufacturing Apprenticeship/Training Scheme' awards.

Swift and Airstream announce new UK venture

Swift Group is the new sole distributor for Airstream in the UK

American touring manufacturer Airstream, Inc. have announced the appointment of Swift Group as the sole distributor for Airstream in the UK.

Swift announces 2016 financial results

Swift attributes its profitability increase to a focus on product quality, design and product mix

Swift Acquisitions Limited, the parent company of Swift Group, the biggest leisure vehicle manufacturer in the UK, has released its 2016 financial results.

Swift Group report record performance at the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show

The success of the Basecamp caravan has exceeded expectations

Swift Group has reported a surge in sales in the last week at one of the UK's biggest retail events with growth versus 2016 of 26 per cent on touring caravans and 34 per cent on motorhomes, surpassing the success of previous years by some distance, and delivering Swift's best performance in a decade.

Family win "life changing" prizes in Camping and Caravanning Club competition

The Club partnered with Hyundai and the Swift Group to offer the huge prize as part of its driving license campaign

A family from Hertfordshire have been announced as the lucky winners of a Hyundai Tucson 1.7CRDi tow car and Sprite Freedom 6 caravan worth more than £35,000 in a Camping and Caravanning Club competition.

Swift Academy celebrate first graduates

Swift are celebrating their inaugural Academy graduation

The achievements of thirty employees have been recognised by Swift Group, the UK caravan and motorhome manufacturer, at their inaugural Swift Academy graduation.

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Our Top Touring Apps To Help Holidaying

What phone apps are worth looking at?

It was not that long ago that the A to Z was the travelling man's, and woman's, best friend. For years this helped motorists and holiday makers across the UK get from A to B with ease, provided you had a good map reading co-pilot and an update map. Years on it seems technology has made the map book look like a relic. As technology rolls on we take a look at some apps that may just change the way you holiday.

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Caravan Cafe

The mobile cafe is here to help you get your tea and cake fix

The old traditional caravan nowadays is most likely spotted sat on driveways covered in weather ware or just plonked depressingly in fields throughout the country. One special care giver has stumbled upon a very rare vintage van and has decided to turn it into something worthwhile to help out our aging community

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Benimar Tessoro Part 1: The 483 Full Test

The Tessoro 483 is built on a 170BHP Ford

At CaravanTimes we recently had a Benimar Tessoro 483 on test for a couple of weeks. We have done just over 2000 miles in the Tessoro and tested in various ways - as you will find out in our inspiration features coming up. But before we give you some ideas of where and why you should use a motorhome like the Tessoro we wanted to bring some information on the Tessoro range and the very interesting 483.

Bristanbul Video Documentary Part 1

Part one of the documentary is here

So as most of our readers will know, the CaravanTimes team were lucky enough to be part of Bailey of Bristols, Bristol to the Bosphoros trip. Travelling 21 countries in 21 days the team did a fantastic job to take the 2 caravans and motorhome cross-continental.