China and Japan: great Success of G3T

Read the report by the main coordinator and candidate V. President of FEMTEC Mr.Charles Davidson

The G3T in China and Japan went very well. China was incredible - it felt like a United Nations Hot Springs Congress meeting the way they set it up - wow. They had banners all over the place, instant posting of photos, even direct translation Chinese-English and English-Chinese.

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Celebration of the Centenary of Federterme 1919-2019

Wednesday 6 November p.v. at 3.00 pm

Federterme and FoRST are organizing the celebration of the first 100 years of activity through the most significant stages of the evolution of therapeutic thermalism and of the Italian thermal well-being of Federterme. The event will take place in the Zuccari Hall of the Senate of the Republic (Palazzo Giustiniani, Via della Dogana Vecchia 29 - Rome).

On this occasion, Federterme and FoRST will present their book "Federterme A Century of Industry and Thermal Culture 1919-2019".

The story is accompanied by images, generously provided by the associated companies and/or extracted from the Historical Archive of "Terme & Riviere".

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The Great Victorian Bathing Trail Research Report

An initiative with the Femtec Support

The thermae of the "new world". This report provides an insight into the emerging thermal industry in the new world of Australia, while helping us link back to Aboriginal culture and their connection to hot springs stretching back over 60,000 years. With an open mind we can share in the learnings of the past and the present helping us reflect on the future we would like going forward. A world where we contribute to the ecology and the social fabric of life through our daily actions.

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FEMTEC main guest at TERMATALIA 19 (Ourense, Spain)

FEMTEC has been the main guest of TERMATALIA 19! The International Exhibition of Thermal Tourism, Health and Wellness, organized in Ourense (Galizia Spain), is one of the most important events in the world of balneology. Professional actions dedicated on different topics, sectors involving many practical topics, water culture a re the pillars of this exibition.

More than 260 Exhibitors from 40 Countries, 30 Health tour operators, 6000 professional visitors. Femtec has been represented by the Vice President Prof. Florana Menedez (Cuba), editor of the e-magazine Wellness Destiny www.wellnessdestiny.org.

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The 2nd International Symposium
on Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy
Tourism of China

November 28-29 (Thursday-Friday), 2019, in Beibei District, Chongqing

FEMTEC, in collaboration with his branch Asian-Pacific Institut of Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy tourism in Chongqing, in order to further promote the development of Chongqing hot spring and climate health tourism industry, organizes the 2nd International Symposium on Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy Tourism of China, scheduled on November 28-29 (Thursday-Friday), 2019, in Beibei District, Chongqing.

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4th G3T in China 12-13 October - 5th G3T in Japan 18-20 October

Join us for an invitation-only meeting of hot springs industry minds

Hot springs owners, operators, senior managers and researchers from across the globe discuss a range of industry issues and opportunities to collaborate and grow together, while immersed in ancient Chinese Hot Springs and Japanese Onsen culture.

The G3T is an annual conference activity of the Global Wellness Institutes Hot Springs Initiative, a global network of hot springs owners, operators, academics and industry participants dedicated to exploring the diverse potential of geothermal waters to contribute to the health and wellbeing of visitors as well as the economies and societies in which they are located. The G3T greatly appreciates the connection with and support of FEMTEC.

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It is with great sorrow that we inform that CNETh and ESPA President Thierry DUBOIS's spouse, BRIGITTE DUBOIS, passed away on Friday 12th April, after the reactivation and evolution of a long-term illness.

Mrs Brigitte Dubois was, as spouse of the President Dubois, an active participant to the all initiatives promoted by FEMTEC. All the Board of Directors and the Great Family of FEMTEC remember her as "aimable, intelligent dame". We express heartfell sympaty to Thierry and his family.

Attached a short biography (in French) of Brigitte Dubois.

A new Member of the FEMTEC's Commission of Tourism &Health

László Puczkó, PhD, Director of Industry Intelligence Resources for Leisure Assets,Company located in Vienna (Austria) is a new Member of the Femtec's Commission of Tourism and Health. Over the past 20 years, Laszlo has honed his expertise in product development, experience mapping and design, impact assessment and marketing.

He was a manager at KPMG, the global advisory firm's Travel, Leisure and Tourism Group (Europe & Middle East) and served as an advisor on over 100 projects both at destination and property level.

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A new important initiative in collaboration with FEMTEC and South China Normal University of Guangzhou, China

Under the trend of the integration of culture and tourism and the integration of global economy, the hot spring tourism, which has been advancing all the way, wants to continue to accelerate, realize the industrial upgrading and transformation, and break through the technological innovation, which can not be separated from the intellectual support of academic and scientific research.

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Thermalism - Potentiality and benefits for human health in the European context

In the first half of 2019, the presidency of the Council of the European Union belongs to Romania and the Joint Research Center (JRC) of Ispra, organizes activities to promote the traditional and historical-cultural values of Romania.

In this context, the conference "DISCOVER ROMANIA: Thermalism - Potentiality and benefits for human health in the European context" was held in Ispra on April 11th 2019 with the support of the Romanian Balneology Association.

Images from the conference, agenda and other released materials will be available on the webpage of the Romanian Association of Balneology dedicated to this event.

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Dr. Natalia Chaurskaya natmo@mail.ru (Russian, French)
Dr. Simona Busato simona.busato@libero.it (English, Italian)

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