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Dear Colleagues and Partners of Slovenian Tourism. I am very pleased that Slovenia is again hosting ESPA, the European Natural Spa & Wellness Congress. The congress and the SPA-CE trade show accompanying it were previously announced for 2020, but were rescheduled due to the pandemic. We hope that this year’s trade show and the congress will host as many participants as possible who will be able to meet in person once again, as personal contact in tourism cannot be replaced by technology, no matter how sophisticated and excellent.  The ESPA Congress is a unique opportunity for knowledge transfer and experience exchange in...

Definitions In these Terms and conditions the following definitions apply: “Registration form”: means all forms for application to partake at the SPA-CE workshop under this Terms and conditions, available on the website: www.spa-ce.si “Exhibitor”:  means a natural person, legal entity, or other entity agreeing to partake at the Exhibition under this Terms and Conditions by submitting the Registration form; “Workshop”:  means the annual SPA-CE Event; “Organisers”:  means TOLERANCA MARKETING d.o.o., Štihova ulica 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, Company ID: 3870669000, VAT ID: SI 78162246; “Registration Fee”: means the fees shown as the total price payable by the Exhibitor for the selected package “Venue”: means the venue where the Workshop...

The organisers of the SPA-CE wanted to find out what tourist agencies and tour operators think about the future. We are glad to share their optimism as 42.9% believe that individual travel to foreign countries will recover already in summer 2021 and 26.4% say it will recover in autumn 2021. Most of the respondents answered that the group travel will be back in autumn 2021 (35.7%) or in spring 2022 (28.6%). Most of them also believe that the role of the agents will not change - when deciding for travelling abroad, travellers will depend on agencies more than ever before. One of the respondees added that respect...

Sava Hotels & Resorts Group launched their own »Hygiene Standard Plus« SPA-CE 2021 as well as the European Spas Association Annual Congress will be held in Terme 3000 – Moravske Toplice and Radenci Health Resort, both part of the Sava Hotels & Resorts. It is important to know their policy to follow all the recommendations on hygiene, safety, and protecting the health of their guests and employees. Faced with this unprecedented world health situation, they have introduced Hygiene Standard Plus, a set of new and improved hygiene standards that take into account and further expand the recommendations issued by relevant institutions....

We are optimistic that September will be the right time for the restart of business travel and live events. Still, the safety of the participants is our number one priority. EVENT FORMAT Therefore, we have decided that the SPA-CE EXPERIENCE workshop will be taking place in LIVE FORM, having in mind all the necessary measures to provide health and safety for our participants. We expect live (in person) participation of all exhibitors, while for some of the hosted buyers who could not travel to Slovenia at that time, online participation will be available. A new matchmaking platform will enable them to have video...

The organisers of the European Spas Association – ESPA and Slovenian Spas Association have recently concluded that the organisation of both international events at the beginning of May is too risky because of the pandemic. Therefore, the organisers have decided on a new date: from the 29th September to 1st October 2021. The venues, namely Terme 3000 – Moravske Toplice and Radenci Health Resort in Slovenia, will remain the same. The 12th B2B workshop for spa & wellness tourism SPA-CE 2021 will once again connect providers from natural spa resorts in Slovenia and other European countries. Furthermore, it will be a...

Ministry of Economic Development and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia had recently confirmed the honorary patronage of the 25th ESPA annual congress and 12th SPA-CE B2B event. In these uncertain times of the corona epidemic, governmental support is even more valuable for the organisers, who had to cancel both events, planned for September 2020, and postponed them to May 2021. The document is available here >>>...

Prekmurje has that special something that is difficult to describe in words. Something that needs to be seen, heard, touched and tasted. Beneficial natural factors, top expertise, highly experienced medical staff and an environment with something for everyone’s soul – these are the qualities that distinguish the Terme 3000 – Moravske Toplice Health Centre. They successfully treat orthopaedic, rheumatic and dermatological conditions. The black thermal mineral water from Terme 3000 – Moravske Toplice, which is used in the tubs of the Livada Prestige Hotel rooms, is believed to be number one source of wellness in Prekmurje thanks to its numerous healing effects...

We are proud to announce that the the 25th ESPA Annual Congress will be held in Slovenia from 16 – 18 September 2020.  The main theme “Think green - Be active - Stay healthy” was chosen to address major challenges in 2020 in the field of health tourism and especially medical Spas, health destination like sustainability and the improvement of a personal and responsible healthy lifestyle of all citizens. The European Spas Association global’s objectives is to promote the use of natural remedies based on mineral water, peliods and climate for health purposes as part of curative scheme on order preventive...

Thermal mineral bath in your own hotel room Prekmurje has that special something that is difficult to describe in words. Something that needs to be seen, heard, touched, and tasted. It is that very richness of sensations that guides the Hotel Livada Prestige, Prekmurje’s only five-star hotel. In this elegant hotel with a relaxing atmosphere, you can discover the sensations of Prekmurje in your spacious room, in the bathtub with thermal mineral water. Take a look out of the window to enjoy the peaceful views of the endless meadows of Prekmurje, or stop by the greens next to the hotel for...