Enhancing the potential of the islands in health tourism
The island of Korčula hosted the first Conference on health tourism on the Croatian islands that took place on 17 and 18 May 2018 in Vela Luka, Hotel Korkyra. The event was organized by the Member of the European Parliament Ms Ruža Tomašić, in collaboration with the Municipality of Vela Luka and the Local Action Group LAG 5.
The Conference brought together the public institutions of Croatia (ministries of health, tourism and agriculture, Croatian National Tourist Board, Croatian Chamber of Economy) and Europe (European Commission, Ministry of Malta), as well as international experts (the leading tour-operators from Germany, France and Netherlands, the largest global health insurer Cigna) and Croatian authorities and professionals in the field of health tourism.
The aim was to enhance the potential of the Croatian islands in health tourism including wellness, spa and health offer but also local agricultural products.