During the last 20+ years the HTWW Team has been involved in a large number of projects and assignments. We provided support for international organizations, national bodies, industry associations, destination management organizations, developers, banks and project management companies. The examples below highlight the most relevant projects we have been involved in.

 

RLA/Kuwaiti Client Recreation and leisure focused conceptual definition support
Leisure and wellness service definition for three beach locations with financial and operational plans, design support
RLA/Central American country’s government Wellness tourism strategy development
RLA/Private client in Portugal Hot spring based resort conceptual and wellbeing value proposition definition and financial assessment support
RLA/Georgian client Wellbeing Concept Development& Feasibility for complex projects
RLA/Private client in Spain Wellbeing concept Development
Resort Feasibility
European Travel Commission (Belgium) & Naciones Unidas Organización Mundial del Turismo (Spain) ETC/UNWTO Study on Health Tourism – the first global overview and taxonomy for health, medical and wellness tourism
Naciones Unidas Organización Mundial del Turismo (Spain) Authoring the study “UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends, 2019 Edition /Chapter 3: Overview on Health Tourism”
The Tourism Observatory for Health, Wellness and Spa 5th International Wellness, Spa and Travel Monitor – the international industry benchmark
International Trade Center (Switzerland) Being part of the UN International Trade Center’s team for the preparation of the wellness tourism strategy for Sri Lanka
Booz – Allen – Hamilton Strategic advisory on a wellness destination development plan
The Tourism Observatory for Health, Wellness and Spa 4th International Wellness, Spa and Travel Monitor – the international industry benchmark
The Tourism Observatory for Health, Wellness and Spa 3rd International Wellness, Spa and Travel Monitor – the international industry benchmark
Ventspils Municipality (Latvia) Site selection and product development for a medspa project building on the natural resources of the destination (e.g. thermal water, thalassotherapy and sand therapy)
Southern Transdanubia Thermal Bath Cluster (Pécs, Hungary) Assessment of online and social media presence and activities of the cluster and the individual thermal baths &conceptualisation of the regional thermal route including every thermal bath. Definition of unique selling proposition for each cluster member thermal bath
Hévíz Municipality (Hungary) Economic impact modelling of tourism activities in the thermal water-based health (medical & wellness) tourism destination (Hévíz)
Baltic Health Tourism Cluster Preparation of the health tourism product development strategy for the three Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)
http://wellnesseducation.pc.ut.ee/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Baltic-Health-Tourism-Report.pdf
GDSI (Ireland) Crimean Tourism Diversification and Support (EU Funded project) – workshop on medical/health tourism
Government of Canada Assessment of the Hungarian health tourism market. Identifying market potentials for Canadian companies
Hévíz-Balaton Airport The creation of an impact-analysis model on destination level. The adaption of the Destination Impact Model created by Xellum to the health destination of Hévíz. .
The Tourism Observatory for Health, Wellness and Spa 2nd International Wellness, Spa and Travel Monitor – the international industry benchmark
Passport2Health (UK) Spas were selected in 13 destinations/countries as part of the Client’s expansion plan. Altogether 9 different spa typesforconsidered.
Global Spa Summit (New York, USA) White Paper: The Future of Wellness and Medical Tourism. Where do Spas Fit? Preparation of a global study on where spas can fit in wellness and medical tourism.
Southern Transdanubia Thermal Bath Cluster (Pécs, Hungary) Pre development due diligence of spas and thermal bathes in the region. Development projects are categorized as follows: 1. Full scale refurbishment and development, 2. limited scale developments, 3. small scale investment development projects focused on the improvement of the operation of the spas and/or enhancing the quality of services offered
Gifts of Health (UK) Islamic spa heritage research in Europe for a destination spa development in Doha, Qatar
Southern Transdanubia regional Development Agency Formulation the main directions of the development strategy for medical and thermal baths in Southern Transdanubia
PLANET SA (Greece) Support services for the Tourism strategy and business plan for the Bulgarian State Tourism Agency for 2006-2009 (Thermal Tourism)
Simonides Ltd. On-going consultant services facilitating health tourism development projects
Ministry of Economic Development (Hungary) & KPMG Hungary Preparation of the national marketing concept of health tourism. The scope of the work was to assess and analyze the demand, supply and distribution channels both domestically and internationally, using primary and secondary data collection methods, making recommendations regarding the developments to be undertaken, the funding and the product-development strategy, with the communication and promotion mix.
Gyula Municipality The Municipality of Gyula requested the development of a tourism-marketing plan of this well-known thermal spa-town in the east of Hungary