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Wiesbaden/Afyon, April 7, 2015 | NG Afyon Wellness & Convention Hotel in Turkey has been awarded with the EuropeSpa wellness hotel certificate. It is only the second hotel to ever have received this most exacting of all EuropeSpa quality certificates. It encompasses about 1,300 different criteria. The EuropeSpa wellness hotel certificate not only considers service, security and hygiene of the hotel and its spa and wellness facilities including the treatments but also examines the surroundings of the hotel, rooms, food and kitchen, and many other quality aspects important for a relaxing stay ...

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EU-funded project unites thermal spa culture with Roman tradition and history

Wiesbaden/Rome, November 21, 2014 | EuropeSpa develops a criteria catalogue for the Roman Thermal Spas of Europe combining elements of quality checks on safety and hygiene with a destination check. Today the criteria catalogue was presented to all project partners in Rome. The next step is to conduct test audits among all eight partners in Europe to further refine and finalize the criteria set. It will be published to the public in the end of 2015.

“The new criteria set is an innovative product combining our ...

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First certified hotel in Greece

Wiesbaden/Edipsos, October 22, 2014 | The 5-star Thermae Sylla Hotel on the Greek island of Evia has been awarded the EuropeSpa hotel spa certificate. It is the first Greek hotel to receive the EuropeSpa quality certificate of the European Spas Association (ESPA).

The Thermae Sylla Hotel is a place where excellent spa facilities and medical wellness treatments meet world-class service. Housed in a neoclassical building dating back to the year 1897 and completely renovated, Thermae Sylla disposes of its own thermal water spring, carrying with it traces of radon ...

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Wiesbaden/Lošinj, August 22, 2014 | Vitality Hotel Punta on the Croatian Island of Lošinj has been awarded with the EuropeSpa hotel spa certificate. It is the first provider in Croatia to obtain the Europe Spa quality certificate of the European Spas Association.

Vitality Hotel Punta is situated on an exclusive position, close to the sea, near the centuries-old port of Veli Lošinj. It offers 219 double rooms with sea or park view and 16 suites, all with sea view. The now EuropeSpa-certified Spa & Wellness areas of the hotel offer a full range of activities. Amongst them are indoor & outdoor ...

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7 tips on what to look out for in wellness

Wiesbaden, August 12, 2014 | More and more travellers are specifically looking for wellness treatments during their holidays. Not everything that is labelled as wellness actually contains wellness, as the term wellness is not protected. Based on the demanding quality criteria for medical spa and wellness the EuropeSpa quality inspectors have compiled tips for relaxing wellness holidays:

  1. Make sure that the wellness area is actually inside the hotel and that it can be reached in your swimwear. It’s not much fun if you’ve got to walk a long way!
     
  2. I ...
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“BBQ am Alex“ hosted 25 participants from 11 countries

Berlin, March 4th, 2014 | What makes up a good lomi lomi massage? Which safety measures have to be respected in the sauna area? In which way different factors have to interact in order to offer the guest a perfect wellness experience? The topics hygiene, safety and service quality in wellness facilities have been covered during a two-days training course at “BBQ am Alex“ in Berlin. Prior to the ITB, 25 participants from 11 European countries discussed and studied all relevant aspects for leading-edge quality in wellness and spa. The course ...

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Basic training for Hotel and Spa managers

Wiesbaden/Berlin, December 13th, 2013 | European Quality Management System EuropeSpa will offer a two-day training course about quality in Spas on March 3rd and 4th 2014 in Berlin. The course will be preceding world’s biggest travel trade fair ITB in Berlin. It is held in English and addresses mainly managers in Spas and Hotels as well as consultants. Participants will have the opportunity to pass a test after the course in order to obtain the „EuropeSpa Expert“- certificate.

Dr. Kurt von Storch, EuropeSpa CEO, will elaborate on aspects of quality, ...

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Seal of quality of the European Spas Association confirms outstanding quality and safety

Wiesbaden/Bad Schmiedeberg, 8 October 2012 | The fact that quality always prevails was recently proven by the clinics at Eisenmoorbad. During their latest EuropeSpa audit, director Deddo Lehmann and his team demonstrated that over the past three years, the standards of quality and safety at their health resort have been raised yet again. Of the 41 certified clinics in various countries, the rehabilitation clinics at Eisenmoorbad Bad Schmiedeberg now rank fifth and sixth. Accordingly, in terms of quality ...

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EuropeSpa certifies Slovakian health resort outstanding quality and safety

Bratislava/Wiesbaden, April 17th 2012 | The Slovakian health resort Trenčianske Teplice now acquired the EuropeSpa med seal issued by the European Spas Association (ESPA). The international seal is awarded to healthcare providers in Europe, which prove highest standards of quality and safety within an audit of several days' duration. During the audit, EuropeSpa experts scrutinised the treatment centres from all angles – from the planning and execution of treatment to the medical personnel’s training and expertise. ...

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Piešťany’s outstanding quality and safety rewarded with EuropeSpa med

Wiesbaden, November 2011 | The spa town of Piešťany in Slovakia has had all its health clinics successfully audited by EuropeSpa. At a special ceremony, the EuropeSpa certificate was presented to Klaus Pilz, the director-general of the resort’s facilities, by Dr Sigrun Lang, the President of the European Spas Association. This is the first time that all the clinics in an entire town have been simultaneously certified by EuropeSpa. The award of EuropeSpa med verifies the high quality and safety of health resorts and is the ...

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