Day of Italy at MedTravelExpo 2019

02 / 12 / 2019

The Day of Italy was held at the MedTravelExpo 2019. Medical Clinics. Health and Spa Resorts at Expocentre Fairgrounds within Russian Health Care Week. There was held the forum on Mineral Water as a Unique Natural Resource of Wellness and Preventive Care.

Italian Consul General in Moscow Francesco Forte made a speech at the opening ceremony and noted a growing inflow of Russian tourists to Italian resorts including for the purpose of wellness. According to him, this year the Consulate General issued 680 thousand visas; about 30-50 thousand Russian people came to Italy for recovery and spa treatment. The Consul General informed that from

January 2020 the Consulate General would start accreditation of Italian clinics working with Russian colleague, and Russian medical centres cooperating with the Italian side for such an exchange to be fast.

The Forum participants leading Italian and Russian industry experts shared their best practices in thermal therapy and drinking treatment with mineral water, and discussed many issues concerning spa resorts. There was a presentation devoted to PALAZZO TERMALE: Innovative Facilities, Equipment and Technology for Modern Inhaled Therapy Rooms. The project provides for close cooperation including education, internships, and joint conferences for physicians and researchers of Italy and Russia working in thermalism, spa resort, and restorative medicine.

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