ESPA INNOVATION AWARD

Interview with Spa – Preidlhof, winner in Innovative Spa Concept Category

The Hotel Preidlhof GmbH in Italy introduces an innovative spa concept known as "The Preidlhof Way" that provides a comprehensive 360° transformation, engaging guests on physical, energetic, spiritual, psychological, social, and emotional levels. This holistic approach combines preventative and medical health retreats within a sustainable spa complex. Notably, it received certification as a "Quiet Place" last year, acknowledging the serene beauty of its natural...

Interview with Staatsbad Pyrmont, winner in Innovative Medical Spa Scientific Research category

The research conducted at Klinik DER FÜRSTENHOF in Bad Pyrmont, part of Staatsbad Pyrmont, encompassed all osteoporosis rehabilitation patients from 2005 to 2015. Out of 8392 patients treated with tailored therapy approaches and natural remedies, the data indicates that early detection of mastocytosis significantly improves outcomes. This underscores the pivotal role of prevention within medical spas in shaping positive health trajectories. We reached out to...

Interview with Ensana Health Spa Hotels, the winner in Innovative Health Spa Programme Category

Ensana Health Spa Hotels have revolutionized the concept of medical spas by introducing a cutting-edge approach focused on preventing diseases through a holistic, tailor-made program. This program combines treatments sourced from natural resources with the latest advancements in medical knowledge and devices. They offer personalized programs targeting Healthy Aging, Stress Reduction, and Weight Loss to cater to individual needs. Could you briefly present the idea...

Interview with Mövenpick Resort & Spa Fruske Terme, the winner in Innovative Spa hotel category

The Mövenpick Resort & Spa Fruske Terme in Serbia stands out as an innovative spa hotel, boasting a thermal complex featuring 11 pools—5 indoors and 6 outdoors—filled with healing thermo-mineral water. Additionally, it offers an expansive wet area hosting 12 diverse steam rooms and saunas. Harnessing geothermal potential, solar energy, and employing eco-friendly practices, this establishment sets a remarkable standard for sustainability. We reached out...

Interview with St. Constantine and Helena, the winner in Innovative Spa Destination category

St. Constantine and Helena got the first place in the Innovative Spa Destination category at the ESPA Innovation awards 2023. St. Constantine and Helena offers year-round holidays, sea and wellness weekends, sports facilities, rehabilitation, health care and the best restaurants by the sea. A quality destination for modern travellers with a special touch of health Lyubomir Stamboliyski, Commercial Director Sts. Constantine & Helena Holding JSco Could...

Interview with Royal Spa, the winner in Innovative Spa Products category

Royal Spa won the Innovative Spa Products Category with their concept, Sleep Balance, addressing modern issues like sleep disorders. Their approach combines prevention, advanced diagnostics, innovative treatments, and technology. Rooms feature biodynamic LED lights and sensor pads monitoring clients' vital functions. Guests join chronobiologic phototherapy sessions and tailored exercises for holistic well-being. We contacted Mr Aleš Příhoda, the Head of rehabilitation care and development of...

Interview with Eglės sanatorija, the winner in Innovative Medical Spa category

UAB Eglės sanatorija –Lithuania emerged as the winner in the Innovative Medical Spa category at the ESPA Innovation Awards 2023, owing to its groundbreaking mobile app designed for the mutual benefit of patients and the clinic. The app facilitates seamless self-registration upon arrival, providing patients with instant access to their schedules and any potential changes related to treatments or other services via their smartphones. We...

The Stars of the European Spas: ESPA’s Prestigious Innovation Awards

The European Spas Innovation Awards hold the highest prestige within the European Health and Spa industry and celebrate in the luxury Spa Hotel of Karlovy Vary in Grand Hotel Pupp with 350 Guests On October 5-6, the 27th ESPA - European Spa Association congress happened in Hotel Thermal at Karlovy Vary with a record-breaking attendance of 310 participants. The congress included three central pillars of...

Institute of Spa and Balneology Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

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