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Health and Travel - Markets and Opportunities

Wiesbaden May, 14th 2019 |Hardly any tourism segment offers such diverse opportunities in business development as health tourism. The reason for this is that virtually every destination based on the local natural health resources can define a strong USP and thus be able to address the most promising group of guests. That was an important outcome of last year's European Health Prevention Days by Quality in Health Prevention e.V. (short Quhep).

Following last year´s discussion this year´s topic on III. European Health Prevention Day 18 + 19th ...

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First hotel in China with EuropeSpa certification

Wiesbaden/China, March 2019 | The 5 star GREE DONG'AO HOTEL ***** is the first hotel in the Asia-Pacific region to receive the international quality certificate EuropeSpa hotel spa.

The hotel is located on Dong'ao Island in the center of the Wanshan Archipelago, bordering Hong Kong and Macau. Only 19 nautical miles from downtown Zhuhai (about 50 minutes by car), it has an area of ​​4.66 square kilometers with a total coastline of 15.93 km and a permanent population of 600 inhabitants. In 2017, Dong'ao Island was designated a national nature ...

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One of the most beautiful hotels in Karlovy Vary has been awarded the international quality standard EuropeSpa med.

Wiesbaden / Czech Republic, September 19, 2018 | One of the most beautiful hotels in Karlovy Vary has been awarded the international quality standard EuropeSpa med. The Quality Certificate of the European Spas Association is the most demanding award given in the field of medical spas in Europe. It is based on the most difficult and comprehensive test available for this area. The hotel proves that it not only meets high international quality standards, but also belongs to the ...

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More than 80 participants from 20 countries

Wiesbaden, 29 November 2017. The first European Health Prevention Day took place on 23 and 24 November 2017 at the IHK in Wiesbaden. More than 80 participants from 20 countries met to discuss different topics of prevention, treatment and health in the context of health politics and health tourism. The conference was organized in light of the development of a European market in the health sector: People are increasingly spending their health-related stays abroad, most of them privately financed. In part, the costs may also be covered by health ...

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Certification Initiative by Hungarian Tourism Agency and European Spas Association

Bük/Wiesbaden, 5 May 2017 | Four Hungarian Thermal Spas have been honoured with a special award today. The Thermal Spa in Bük, the Zsóry Thermal Bath and Spa, the Hotel Spa Hevíz with the Thermal Spa in Hevíz as well as the famous Széchenyi Thermal Spa in Budapest received their EuropeSpa quality certificates at a festive ceremony in Bük/Hungary today. All four spa facilities successfully passed the challenging EuropeSpa audits in this year’s February. EuropeSpa is the international quality system of the ...

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Foundation of the Association „Quality in Health Prevention e.V.“

Wiesbaden, 11 May 2016: Representatives of tour operators, associations and operators of medical spa hotels and facilities have founded the international association “Quality in Health Prevention” for quality in health tourism today in Wiesbaden (Germany). The association will serve as a unique platform uniting stakeholders of the European medical spa and balneology industry regarding quality aspects. This includes, for instance, associations, health insurance companies, administration and politics as well as tour operators and ...

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Wiesbaden/Antalya, 17 February 2016 | The two Turkish 5-star-hotels Güral Premier Belek and Güral Premier Tekirova have received the EuropeSpa hotel spa certificate. The quality seal of the European Spas Association (ESPA) is awarded for highest international quality standards. The certificate encompasses about 500 different criteria that examine offers, service quality and atmosphere as well as safety and professional infrastructure in the spa area where hygiene is crucial. Overall, EuropeSpa has now certified ten hotels in Turkey.

Güral Premier Belek and Tekirova are located at the Turkish ...

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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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Hotel Bellevue and Wellnesshotel Aurora on the Croatian island of Lošinj awarded with EuropeSpa hotel spa certificate

Wiesbaden/Lošinj, 1st December 2015 | The five-star hotel Bellevue and the four-star Wellness Hotel Aurora are two other hotels belonging to the Lošinj Hotels & Villas group to receive the EuropeSpa hotel spa certificate. In 2014 the Vitality Hotel Punta was the first Croatian hotel that received a EuropeSpa certificate. Based on around 500 different criteria, offers, service quality, atmosphere as well as security and infrastructure in the spa area, where hygiene is especially ...

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International quality requirements for wellness and medical spa facilities – an overview

Wiesbaden/Potsdam, 27th October 2015 | In cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) the European Quality Management System EuropeSpa will offer a comprehensive two-day training course about quality in wellness and spa facilities on March 7th and 8th 2016 in Potsdam. It is held in English prior to the travel trade show ITB 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 ...

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