The quality seal of the European Spas Association (ESPA) certifies top quality and compares health resorts throughout Europe
Wiesbaden/Westernkotten, July 17th 2012 | Klinik Solequelle in Bad Westernkotten (Germany) achieved a top position among European health resorts regarding quality and safety. The EuropeSpa med audit of the European Spas Association (ESPA) was carried out in early July. It does not only certify the thorough and successful quality-management of the family-run resort but also confirms its top position in Europe. “Klinik Solequelle ranks for the third time in a row among the five best-rated health resorts in Europe. This is an outstanding achievement”, confirms EuropeSpa CEO Kurt von Storch. EuropeSpa is the international seal of quality of the European Spas Association. It is the only seal of quality, which enables health resorts and spas all over Europe to be compared by using universal standards.
“Quality is the basis for the confidence patients and guests place in our resort”, explains the CEO of Klinik Solequelle, Michael Kemper. “The EuropeSpa med seal of quality – as a neutral institution –confirms that we successfully implement this philosophy of quality”. Klinik Solequelle is a specialised health resort for medical rehabilitation and medical treatment after a hospital stay. The specialist disciplines of the health resort are orthopaedics, traumatology, sports medicine and internal medicine. Thanks to the extension of the in-house treatment centre “MediVital” the resort also offers wellness and recovery programmes for guests from the nearby Rhine-Ruhr agglomeration.
International, universal and on the highest quality level
EuropeSpa is the seal of quality of the European Spas Association. It comes in two types: EuropeSpa med for health resorts offering medical treatment and prevention programmes and EuropeSpa wellness for wellness hotels, hotel spas, thermal spas and day spas.
Currently about 50 resorts and hotels from 12 European countries are in the EuropeSpa certification process. It is the only European quality seal, which enables health resorts and spas all over Europe to be compared by using universal standards.
Increasing and proving quality
EuropeSpa enables health and wellness providers to effectively and trustworthily prove their quality standards. Resorts and spas, which are not yet certified, can use the EuropeSpa criteria as a guideline to top quality in safety and service. EuropeSpa is used by several European health insurances like the German Techniker Krankenkasse in order to recommend health resorts and clinics to their insurants.
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