Slovakia has earned an international reputation for its healing spas. Every year thousands of foreigners are coming to Trencianske Teplice, Piestany, Bardejov for all types of sanatorium treatment.
The main resort factor is the presence of numerous springs and mineral waters, which healing medical properties are known for several centuries.
Thus, one of the most renowned and significant resorts in Slovakia is a huge 200-year-old spa resort in Piestany, visited annually by more than 48 thousand tourists, half of which are foreigners. Trencianske Teplice with the Flora Hotel, a favorite vacation spot for Czechs and Germans, keeps the second place. Sklene Teplice attracts with its unique cave spa, which has already been greatly appreciated by Russian tourists. Spa-resort in Dudince is extremely popular with residents of Poland and Hungary.
The current economic recession forced the hotels and resorts to improve the quality of service, lower prices and think about the collective "creativity" in the field of medical tourism and "centralized" promotion of spa resorts.