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Tobias Bielenstein
Head of Marketing & Communications
tobias.bielenstein(at)europespa.eu
+49 (0)228 555 256 93

Exclusive Cooperation between EuropeSpa and the marketing platform "meinpep"

All providers certified by EuropeSpa have the opportunity to enter a cooperation with "meinpep" in order to convince tourism professionals of their facilities and, thus, to increase visibility and popularity.

About meinpep
Meinpep is a German travel portal and marketing platform addressing only professionals of the travel industry and hotel business – reaching more than 10,000 travel agencies in Germany. They offer multipliers from the tourism industry exclusive travel packages at discounted rates so that they can ...

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ITB 2016

EuropeSpa at the world’s largest travel trade show in Berlin

From 9 to 13 March 2016 the international tourism industry will gather once again at the occasion of the ITB in Berlin. This year is a special year as the world's leading travel trade show is celebrating its 50th anniversary. As usual, you can find EuropeSpa at the booth of our partner, the German travel trade magazine Touristik Aktuell, in hall 25, stand 176. More information on exhibitors, events and tickets on the ITB website.

Like in previous years EuropeSpa offers a 2-day training course about Quality in Wellness and Spa ...

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Twelve newly certified hotels in five countries

Wiesbaden, 11th January 2016 | In 2015 EuropeSpa, the international quality system of the European Spas Association (ESPA), could certify a total number of twelve hotels in Spain, Turkey, the Czech Republic, Croatia and Belarus with their quality certificates. “This makes the year 2015 a record year for EuropeSpa. Our demanding quality certificates for medical spa and wellness providers increasingly assert themselves on an international level”, states Dr. Kurt von Storch, CEO of EuropeSpa.

The 5-star hotel NG Afyon in the Turkish city of the ...

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Blog on specialised medical spa and wellness topics

Wiesbaden, May 8, 2015 | As of now EuropeSpa offers a blog on special interest medical spa and wellness topics on this website. The blog in English language is available here. It is primarily aimed at professionals in the medical spa and wellness industry.

Apart from posts on balneology and spa medicine the blog also addresses aspects from marketing and quality management in medical spa and wellness. The first blog posts by EuropeSpa CEO Dr. Kurt von Storch are dedicated to natural local remedies and thermal water. “For us the new blog is a ...

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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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Booth at world’s leading travel show from March 5th to 7th, 2014

Wiesbaden, February 5th, 2014 | This year EuropeSpa participates in ITB Berlin again. You can find us from March 5th to March 7th  at the joint booth with our partner Touristik Aktuell: hall 25, booth 177.

We are looking forward to meeting you at our booth. Fore more information on ITB and to access the hall plan please click here.

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Internationally valid quality and safety criteria for health and medical wellness listed in a comprehensive compendium

Stuttgart/Wiesbaden, 3 September 2012 | The European Spas Association has published the EuropeSpa med criteria for medical spas and medical wellness providers. The book Quality Standard for Medical Spas and Medical Wellness Providers in Europe (ISBN 978-3-510-65273-0, 181 pages, 25 x 17 cm, printed in two colours, German/English, hardback, €79.90) was unveiled today by publishing house Schweizerbart Verlag (www.schweizerbart.de) in Stuttgart.

For the first time, this ...

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EuropeSpa exhibiting on Travel Expo in Yekaterinburg

Wiesbaden/Yekaterinburg, April 18, 2012 | Russian tour providers and tourists show high interest in certified quality destinations for medical wellness in Europe. This is the conclusion of EuropeSpa management and six participating EuropeSpa certified medical wellness providers after exhibiting at Travel Expo in Yekaterinburg. With some 9.000 professional visitors and an additional 8.000 private visitors the Yekaterinburg tourism fair is one of the biggest regional trade shows for tourism.

„Travel agencies showed specific interest in the ...

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The ‘diploma’ for health resorts and spas: "Tough to get but great for business!"

Wiesbaden, November 2011 | The EuropeSpa seal of quality of the European Spas Association (ESPA) is awarded to top-quality spas and health resorts throughout Europe. Since ESPA’s auditors raise the same questions regardless of where candidates are located, EuropeSpa brings transparency to a burgeoning market for health resorts and spas. Travel agencies benefit in particular, as it means the calibre of providers from Portugal to Finland and from Iceland to Turkey can now be compared. And potential visitors can ...

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Wiesbaden, November 2011| The EuropeSpa med seal of quality is the official seal of the European Spas Association (ESPA) for medical spas. By introducing uniform standards throughout Europe, it has brought transparency to the burgeoning health tourism sector. Enabling potential visitors to make an informed choice, it also helps health insurance companies and other funding organisations pick facilities for their patients. By the same token, providers of premium medical spas can use the rigorous, objective EuropeSpa seal of quality to distinguish themselves from the competition on the crowded ...

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