Swift sweep up at the 2009 Caravan Industry Awards

The Swift Group has won eight of the highly sought after Caravan Industry awards for its latest generation of motorhomes, tourers and holiday homes at the recently held 2008 International Caravan and Motorhome show at the NEC, Birmingham.

The luxurious Swift Chamonix 38/2 bed holiday home which has seen an uplift in specification won the ultimate prize of Caravan Holiday Home of the Year as well as first place in the Caravan Holiday Home Class in the over £20,000 category.

The Swift Moselle 38/2 bed holiday home, which combines contemporary interiors with high specification, along with the new four berth, single axle, Swift Conqueror 530 tourer won both the tourer and holiday homes Hawkins Electrical Awards whilst the Swift Conqueror range won the Bakers of Cheltenham Caravan Safety and Security Award for being fitted with the new ‘HAL Locate’ GPS tracking system which is monitored by Eurowatch.

Swift has improved their class-leading security in their top of the range tourer models with the new ‘HAL Locate’ with European-wide cover, the only GPS tracking and monitoring system to have the highest level of Thatcham approval for use in the leisure industry. This is an upgrade to the previous system.

In the tourer classes, the popular new Swift Conqueror 630 fixed bed, end washroom, twin axle layout won the best tourer in the over £16,000 category.

Swift Motorhomes also did well at the awards ceremony with the Swift Bolero 630EW model winning the Thetford Washrooms of the Year Award in the motorhomes category and Swift winning the Whale Awards for Innovation in the motorhome category for the new Low Line over-cab interior layout.

Steve Trossell, Swift Group Product Director, commented “Tremendous effort has been put into designing our latest ranges, many which were launched at the NEC Show. To win such a wide spread of awards shows that we have got the finer detail our customers demand right.”

Summary of awards:

  • Caravan Holiday Home of the Year – Swift Chamonix 38/2 Bed
  • Tourer Classes (Best over £16,000) – Swift Conqueror 630
  • Caravan Holiday Home Classes (Best over £20,000) - Swift Chamonix 38/2 Bed
  • Thetford Washrooms of the Year (Motor Caravans) – Swift Bolero 630EW
  • Hawkins Electrical Awards (Tourers) – Swift Conqueror 530
  • Hawkins Electrical Awards (Caravan Holiday Homes) – Swift Moselle 38/2 Bed
  • Whale Awards for Innovation (Motor Caravans) – Swift Motorhomes for the Low Line over-cab interior layout
  • Bakers of Cheltenham Caravan Safety and Security Award – Swift Caravans for the ‘HAL Locate’ tracking system monitored by Eurowatch
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