About CIHT Conference

First Crikvenica International Health Tourism Conference was held in 2013 in Thalassotherapia Crikvenica to mark the 125th anniversary of tourism in Crikvenica.

It’s a two-day conference which gathers together respectable local and foreign lecturers and participants from the fields of medicine, tourism and economy, all with the aim to introduce the new trends in tourism and medicine. This is the sixth time that the conference will be held in Crikvenica, and it’s the result of a successful cooperation between the Tourist Board of Crikvenica, Thalassotherapia Crikvenica and Kvarner Health Tourism Cluster.

This year the 6th Crikvenica International Health Tourism Conference will be presented in the cooperation with the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Opatija, University of Rijeka. Apart from the practical part, the conference will for the first time include an academic part which will present the scientific papers of the health tourism in Croatia and health tourism development of the Kvarner Region.

The conference will take place on the 8th and 9th November in hotel Omorika in Crikvenica.

Lectures will be held on the first day of the Conference (08th November ), while on the second day (09th November) a visiting of the health institutions in the Kvarner region will be organized in order to present a health offer of our county.

CIHT Conference contributes to the implementation of current theoretical knowledge, cognitions and trends to practice and emphasizes the strategic importance and the importance of the medical tourism development in Croatia which, thanks to a very favorable climate, preserved natural healing factors and a number of reputable health institutions, has a long tradition in health tourism.

The Conference is attended by more than 150 national and foreign medical tourism experts who are in management positions of the big health tourism institutions and companies.