The European Historical Thermal Towns Association, responsible for the eponymous Cultural Route certified by the Council of Europe, will take part in Les Thermalies, one of the leading professional event dedicated to wellness and thermalism in France. The international network will hold a press conference and presentation at the fair, scheduled for January 19th, at 14.30 h, at Le Carrousel du Louvre (Paris). The purpose of this meeting is to present EHTTA actions and prospects for 2017, with particular emphasis on the the preparations for European Cultural Heritage Year 2018.
EHTTA Honorary president, Mr. Christian Corne, and Financial Manager, Mrs.Marion Vansingle, will be the speakers introducing the labour of the association, which works for the valorization and recognition of the European thermal culture. They will be joined by the Responsible for Cultural Itineraries from the French Ministry of Culture and Communications, Mr. Phillip Denis-Fee, who will discuss the presence of the European Cultural Routes programme within the French context, highlighting the contribution of the EHTTA to the promotion of French thermal heritage, gathering key agents such as the Fédération Thermale et Climatique Française (FTCF) or the Route des Villes d’Eaux du Massif Central. Mr. Michel Playe, responsible for the tourist office of Enghien-les-Bains, will also take part, proving insight into the experience of this French town, its benefits and possibilities for international positioning. More information about this international association which represents almost 40 historic thermal spa towns in 13 European countries will be available at the Enghien-les-Bains stand in Les Thermalies.
Travel agents, journalists, wellness stakeholders and authorities are welcomed to join EHTTA event on Thursday, January 19th, at 14.30 h at Les Thermalies (Carrousel du Louvre – Paris) – Salle Mezzanine Dali