EHTTA – European Historic Thermal Towns Association, a membership organization representing historic thermal spa towns across Europe celebrated its 10th anniversary with a series of events during October 2019.
With half a dozen of new members only this year, EHTTA has reached the official number of 49 members in 16 countries. This proofs that the presentations on a political level throughout Europe and engagements of the association in various projects and activities especially with the Cultural Routes of Europe have led to a wide recognition in the past ten years. In 2010 EHTTA was certified as a Cultural Route for the European Route of Historic Thermal Towns, one of only 38 routes to be certified by the Council of Europe.
The official celebration programme started with a reception of the city of Brussels followed by a press conference on 9th October inviting media and political representatives at the offices of the Wallonia Belgium Tourism. On 10th October the general assembly was held, followed by a broad programme of technical exchange among the members and site inspections of the thermal infrastructure and tourism highlights of Spa.
On Friday, 11th the official anniversary celebration was held, inviting important partners and companions of the past ten years to celebrate the association and its members. On Saturday 12th October the European Thermal Heritage Day was celebrated, also inviting the public to learn more about the historic thermal heritage in Europe.
More information: https://ehtta.eu/portal/ehtta/