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Foundation of a new international Association for Quality in cross-border Healthcare Services

There are considerable differences in the area of prevention throughout the EU, especially regarding accessibility and funding of healthcare services as well as the legally required quality standards when it comes to security, hygiene and infrastructure. In order to oppose a distortion of competition the international certification EuropeSpa med was founded. This year there is going to be a change in how these EuropeSpa med quality standards will be set up and further developed. This is the reason for ...

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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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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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First hotel of Vienna International hotel group awarded with EuropeSpa certificate

Wiesbaden/Carlsbad, September 30, 2015 | The 4-star Superior Dvořák Spa Hotel in the famous Czech spa town Carlsbad received the international 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 hotel belongs to the hotel group Vienna International and receives the certificate for the first time.

The modern health and spa area is equipped with ...

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

Wiesbaden, 10th June 2015 | European Quality Management System EuropeSpa will offer a two-day training course about quality in wellness and medical spa facilities on October 12th and 13th 2015 in Wiesbaden. 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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