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Vax Commercial appointed by Travelodge
Vax Commercial has won a two-year contract to supply Travelodge, one of the UK's leading hotel brands, with its VCC-08 tub vacuum cleaner. After an extensive eight-week tender process, which saw the VCC-08 put through its paces at Travelodge's Head Office in Thame and its hotels in Swansea and Swanleigh, the UK designed product came out the clear winner.
Travelodge has recently announced a £223 million brand investment to further grow its business, with £57 million of that going into a new room concept. To ensure this new product offering makes Travelodge the smart choice for hotels, keeping rooms clean and fresh is of paramount importance. As such, selecting a vacuum cleaner that delivers high performance, a robust and durable design, along with dedicated aftercare support was critical.
"We have just made a significant investment in our brand to grow the business, strengthen our product offering and make Travelodge the best value hotel chain for customers," says Debbie Husband, Operations Director at Travelodge. "A crucial way of delivering value is through having the highest standards of cleanliness throughout our hotels. Vax Commercial helps us to do this and we are confident that Vax will play a key role in helping us deliver a great experience for every customer that stays with us."
Part of TTi, one of the largest global floorcare manufacturers, Vax Commercial has access to agile 24-hour product development and global engineering resource, which enables the brand to offer products which meet the needs of commercial users. TTi is a global world-class leader in quality consumer, professional, and industrial products for the home improvement, repair and construction industries. Its portfolio of brands also includes power tools and accessories specialists, Milwaukee, AEG and Ryobi.
Launched in 2012, the VCC-08 vacuum cleaner - which was designed in the UK by Vax's British Design Team - is part of a range of commercial floorcare products from Vax Commercial. The VCC-08 is a powerful tub vacuum that was designed for professional cleaning, with its twin speed 1400W commercial grade motor, producing an outstanding 300 air watts of suction power for quick and effective cleaning performance on all surfaces.
A large nine litre capacity dust container means you can get on with the job without stopping. It also provides energy savings of up to 50% and comes with high level HEPA 12 filtration, on board tools, foot operated controls, a parking slot for the hose and a central handle so it can be carried with one hand. For extra convenience, the motor is housed at the bottom of the tub for optimum stability.
Arran Barclay, Director, Vax Commercial UK, says: "We are delighted to have won this contract with such a highly regarded hotel company as Travelodge. It is a fantastic achievement and is testament to the strength of our commercial cleaning products and our after service package. We have an extensive road map of new commercial products that will be launching over the next two years, and we are excited about the future of Vax Commercial."
2nd May 2013