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Breaking news for the 10th anniversary of the European HEALTH & SPA AWARD 2019!

Press release, Vienna, June 7, 2019:

At the end of the testing it´s getting more and more exciting, the tension is rising, who will be nominated this year to the Oscars of the wellness & spa industry in Europe. Of course, this also requires a dignified ambience to receive the nominees as they walk the red carpet on June 25, 2019. Therefore we are very happy to announce this year, for the first time, we are able to invite the best wellness companies in Europe to the luxurious Grand Hotel Vienna. The venerable house, right on Vienna's magnificent street the Ring, offers the largest ballroom in the hotels of the city. A great setting for a large number of celebrities and the 10th anniversary!

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"On the occasion of the anniversary, we spared no expense and effort in surprising the international guests," says Norbert Hintermayer managing director of the Agency for Health & Wellness.

10 Year anniversary

10 years has been a long time in the young industry and show sustainability with which this unique award is perceived by the numerous nominees and winners. The independent and objectified assessment and transparency, which are also essential factors, are highly appreciated by the participants. Many companies have therefore also grown with the award and have developed very dynamically.

The EHSQ will also be awarded for the first time

But it is not only the operators that have developed sustainably, but also the award and its team. For this reason, there is also another special feature called EHSQ Certificate (European HEALTH & SPA QUALITY) for the 10th anniversary. Offers you a lot new opportunities and sets new standards. Companies are also supported in their professional and qualitative growth at management level and product development and motivated by means of "Recommendations". For more information, please visit www.health-spa-award.com "Registration" when you fill out the form, see more links below, or at the "News."

The point system

The special thing about this award is also the absolutely transparent and understandable point system that makes possible an independent and objective assessment. The applicant can also book a feedback to get detailed information. Nine criteria are consulted for the evaluations: Design & technology, health, supply & services, benefit, economy, sustainability, creativity, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and a mystery check.

Eleven categories

This year new, an additional category the Best Spa & Product Innovation. The European HEALTH & SPA AWARDs are awarded in eleven categories: Spas, thermal baths, baths, treatments, technical and cosmetic innovations and the best spa managers. More on the website  www.health-spa-award.com.

Excellent Jury

The evaluation of companies‘ nominations is achieved through a jury composed of experts and leading figures of the wellness industry, including notable media and business professionals.


Since 2013 also brilliants are awarded in addition to the awards. Companies that reach a certain number of points are awarded 1 to 4 brilliants. This should help to better represent the achieved performance and to differentiate, and to communicate easier to the guests.

If you want to report live from the gala accredit yourself and please send us an email with the subject "Accreditation Gala EHSA 2019"!

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Caption: The winners and nominees of the European HEALTH & SPA AWARDs 2018

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Further Inquiries

Monika Licht
Agency for Health & Wellness
Tel.: +43-1-33 22 056