Health Tourism Event of 2010


Health Tourism Event of 2010 (TTRA European Chapter Conference: Health, Wellness and Tourism – healthy tourists, healthy business.

Budapest hosts the Health Tourism Event of 2010. Major themes of the conference:

• Wellness trends in leisure and lifestyle: long term implications of travelling as a leisure activity (e.g. role of travelling in achieving work-life balance, occupational wellness)

• Quality of life and tourism

• Medical tourism (e.g. travelling for medical reasons: to get better, to get cured, to look better)

• Role of private and national health insurance and social tourism initiatives in health tourism (e.g. national and EU level initiatives, policies)

• Spa tourism (e.g. visiting purpose built leisure spas, and spa hotels)

• Special interest tourism relating to health and wellness (e.g. holistic, spiritual, sport, voluntary or adventure tourism)

• Segmentation and positioning products, brands and destinations in health and wellness tourism

• Innovation and technology

• Economic development, planning and destination management (e.g. kurdirektion)

• Risk and safety management and quality assurance in health and wellness tourism

• The “health” of the tourism industry (riding the economic crisis)

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