7TH TRAVEL & TRADE SHOW OF THE SPA AND WELLNESS TOURISM IN CENTRAL EUROPE
1 – 3 October 2015
After being organized in Health & Spa Resort Radenci in Slovenia, SPA-CE returned to Hungary for another great B2B event filled with new business ideas for a relaxed and healthy way of living. “We were very pleased that we have managed to lure back the event SPA-CE to West Hungary,” said Orsolya Horváth, Managing director of Hévíz TDM Association and the official host of the event. And continued:”In Hévíz, we work on developing a colourful international clientele, nurturing the traditions of the more than 220-year-old traditional Hévíz therapy and promoting the delivery of the most modern beauty and wellness treatments to our guests.”
SPA-CE in its seventh year, attracted key spa and wellness providers from Slovenia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia. They met with cherry-picked hosted buyers from all around the world including Kazakhstan, Canada and United States. Next to having business meetings they were also able to experience the local spa and wellness offer and listen to expert speakers like Anni Hood, Founder and CEO of Wellness Business Consultancy from UK and Eva Kiewel, Coordinator at European Spas Association, speak at SPA-CE conference. Throughout the event and in scope of the evening programme they were able to enjoy the exceptional Hungarian hospitality. Orsolya Horváth invited them to experience in a few days as much of Hévíz as possible: “They have personally experienced the healing effects of the town, the high-quality and guest-focused services, and didn’t miss the wines of Lake Balaton and the specialties of the traditional Hungarian cuisine.”
Hosted buyers, many of them came to the land of the healing water for the first time, concluded their SPA-CE experience with a fully hosted fam trip that confirmed the information received during one2one meetings and presented the Hungarian spa and wellness offer in full.