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The first hotel in Karlovy Vary certified by EuropeSpa

Wiesbaden/Karlovy Vary, July 6, 2015 | 4-star Aura Palace Spa & Wellness Hotel in the traditional Czech spa town Karlovy Vary has received the EuropeSpa med quality certificate. Based on more than 1,000 different quality criteria this certificate assesses infrastructure, security, treatments, accommodation, kitchen and service of medical wellness providers.

The inviting spa and therapy areas of Aura Palace are especially equipped for medical wellness treatments, healing mud treatments, drinking cures and rehabilitation measures. ...

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Largest thermal spa in Galicia receives med certificate

Wiesbaden/Cuntis, June 26, 2015 | Termas de Cuntis, the largest thermal spa in Galicia, and the two adjacent 4 star hotels “La Virgen” and “Castro do Balneario” have been awarded the EuropeSpa med quality certificate. Based on more than 1,000 quality criteria, aspects like infrastructure, security, treatments, accommodation, kitchen and service were assessed.

The thermal spa area “Acquaform” offers a huge variety of wellness and medical treatments and focuses on the prevention and treatment of rheumatism, arthrosis, arthritis, back ...

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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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