Health tourism in a Czech health spa.

  title={Health tourism in a Czech health spa.},
  author={Amy R Speier},
  journal={Anthropology & medicine},
  volume={18 1},
This paper is about the changing shape of health tourism in a Czech spa town. The research focuses on balneotherapy as a traditional Czech healing technique, which involves complex drinking and bathing therapies, as it is increasingly being incorporated into the development of a Czech health tourism industry. Today, the health tourism industry in Mariánske Lázne is attempting to 'harmoniously' combine three elements--balneology, travel and business activities. One detects subtle shifts and… CONTINUE READING

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