Czech Spa Capital announced as the host of the 27th ESPA Congress

The largest and most renowned event within the health and spa tourism industry, the ESPA Congress, will take place between 4 and 6 October 2023 in the Czech spa capital Karlovy Vary. Three core events of the ESPA Association will take place - the ESPA Congress, the ESPA Innovation Award and the ESPA SPA-CE tradeshow for spa and wellness tourism. Set to be hosted in...

10 Myths About Seawater We All Believe

Baths in spas, thalasso cures, nasal hygiene, drinking blisters: seawater has many health benefits. Studies remain rare but the sector wants to revive research. 1. The sea relieves rheumatism True. It is even the oldest recognized virtue of sea bathing. In 1899, Dr. Louis Bagot opened the first thalassotherapy centre in Roscoff, Finistère. He invented the treatment of rheumatism in heated seawater, providing a muscle relaxant and “relaxing”...

Groundbreaking 26th Espa Congress Held In Pieštany

The 26th European Spas Congress took place in Slovakia on the Island of Health in Piestany with 130 participants and 60 hosted buyers and exhibitors at SPA-CE, 24 Innovation Award candidates and with an impressive number, more than 30 international journalists followed the news in health tourism - all segments of the spa business were represented.