water resources. Source Health Tourism is the title of the day the next day October 26 officially opened in Expourense the International Conference on Water and Spas, which for three days will bring more than fifty experts and institutional representatives of a dozen countries. The initiation of this important meeting will mark the hours before the opening of the sixth edition of Termatalia, Feria Internacional del Turismo Termal, Spas, Thalasso and Spa, which will be open from 27 to 29 October next.
< / STRONG> The great effort made by the organizers of Termatalia for the edition of 2006 has resulted in one of the most important meetings of the sector worldwide. Well together and with that day, on successive days will be held the International Forum of Thermal Tourism Europe-Latin America, the Third Meeting of spa towns and a Seminar on Medical Hydrology.
The meeting of 26 days has been conceived as a compendium of the two major topics to be discussed and debated throughout the International, that is, water and health tourism. This required the presence of experts from the front line and the top of the sector at the international level, who have responded to the invitation of Termatalia.
In the field of health tourism, participants will have the opportunity to listen to the president of the European Association of SPAS Zalesakova Janka, who will analyze the future prospects in Europe. Portugal, challenges and opportunities, also a star of the papers with the presence of the president of the Association of Termas de Portugal, José Romau. Centered in the Iberian peninsula, Miguel Mirones, president of Spas of Spain, will explain the new demands of the Spanish market. Galicia, as a community leader in Spain, will also have their space. Xeral director of Tourism, Rubén Camilo Lois, who opened the meeting will emphasize the development and promotion of Galicia. Chapter
reserved andalusia water specialist with the likes of Javier Martinez, vice president of the New Water Culture Foundation, who will be affected by the necessary social awareness of a basic element for life. Increasing consumption of bottled water has also led the organization to include a presentation on the properties of drinking water. Oliver Benet, chairman of the Laboratory Oliver-Rodés, detailed analysis and control systems that are subject to the bottled water. Finally, Termatalia will reflect the Rencontres Internationales de la Ecología del Agua, one of which took place recently in Ourense. Goio Iturregui, coordinator of these meetings, the participants moved to the Japanese philosophy of Dr. Masaru Emoto.
The main ideas presented by seven speakers on the opening day of the meeting will be included in a final conclusion, which no doubt also serve as a starting point for the rest of the days scheduled in the framework of Termatalia 2006.