On Friday, March 22nd, coinciding with the World Water Day, took place in the Committee of Regions in Brussels the conference on "The importance of Historic Thermal Towns in 21st century Europe", organized by the European Local Intermediate Authorities Association (Partenalia) and supported by the European Historic Thermal Towns Association (EHTTA).
Mario Crecente, as Vice President of the EHTTA Scientific Committee attended this event, where members of both Partenalia and the EHTTA exchanged and discussed the importance of Historic Thermal Towns for economic development and the quality of life of European citizens in 21st century Europe.
During his participation, Mario Crecente made reference to the opportunity represented by the Thermal Heritage of Europe Atlas and organized a What´Spa participatory session. Through this practical activity designed by the EHTTA Scientific Committee, all the meeting attendees reflected about the past, the present and the future of thermal towns. This activity, which has been also developed in Caldas da Rainha, Madrid, Enghien les Bains and Bath, allow collecting data about the evolution and current status of the thermal heritage.