European Spas Association

Difference North Sea and Baltic Sea in the application of Thalasso therapy

Prof. Dr. Friedhart Raschke - comparison of climate & seawater North Sea vs. Baltic Sea in the application of Thalasso therapy The comparison was prepared in cooperation with the ESPA Thalasso working group, represented by Marlies Sobczak-Boumans, ESPA Board member from the Netherlands and Wilhelm Loth, director at Staatsbad Norderney, Germany. The North Sea is a lateral branch of the Atlantic; the Baltic Sea represents an...
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First Parliamentary Day on Thermalism at the French Senate

The first parliamentary spa day in France was held on Wednesday 10 April at the Senate, one of the two representative assemblies in France.  Over...

European Health Tourism Leaders Meet with key Members of the European Parliament in Brussels 

The European Health Tourism Summit took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, organized by HTI Partner just before...

Frank Oostdam joins ESPA Innovation Award as a jury member

We are pleased to announce that Frank Oostdam has joined the ESPA Innovation Award jury as a new member. Mr Oostdam is the President of ECTAA, the European...

Natural resources – against stress and ageing

Scientists from Klaipėda University, Lithuania have conducted a unique scientific study that revealed the importance of natural resources in combating stress and ageing. The...

ESPA is attending the 12th World Congress on Snow, Mountain, and Wellness Tourism- Mountainlikers

The 12th World Congress on Snow, Mountain, and Wellness Tourism taking place in Andorra from 20-22 March serves as a pivotal platform for addressing...

EU Parliament event about Health Tourism on April 9th 

Invitation to the 7th European Health Tourism Industry Summit on April 9th 2024 in cooperation with European Spas Association We are thrilled to announce the...

European Spas successfully wraps up its attendance to ITB Berlin 2024

Tourism represents one of the most dynamic sectors of today’s economy and was also approved from many perspectives, in the hall 3.1 dedicated to...

Spotlight on Slovenia’s health tourism on ITB Berlin’s closing day

On the closing day of ITB Berlin, Slovenia stands in the spotlight for receiving the esteemed ITB Medical & Health Tourism Award, presented to...

International Thalasso expert work group hosts first meeting

On 20 February, the first online knowledge exchange this year on the theme of Thalasso took place. ESPA board member Marlies Sobczak (Netherlands) and...

Upcoming events: International Congress for Corporate Wellbeing & European Health Prevention Day

European Health Prevention Day 2024 The European Health Prevention Day 2024 is scheduled to take place from May 23rd to 24th, 2024 in the beautiful...

Discover the Healing Harmony of Druskininkai

Druskininkai stands as the epitome of health, recreation, and vibrant living, offering an immersive experience throughout the year.

Druskininkai to Host the 2024 European Spa Congress on Sustainable Well-being

The European Spas Association (ESPA) is excited to announce that Druskininkai will be the host spa town for the highly anticipated European Spas and...