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Therme Group

Therme is opening the largest wellbeing resort in Germany, in Frankfurt

Therme Group Frankfurt Opening: 2023 Therme Group’s strategic partner, Wund Holding, operating as ThermenGruppe Josef Wund, has unveiled plans for the creation of Germany’s largest wellbeing resort in Bad Vilbel, Frankfurt, a location renowned for its healing waters. Situated on the banks of the Nidda river, the project builds on Therme Group 38

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and Wund Holding’s shared vision of creating the world’s most-advanced wellbeing resorts which address the need for accessible wellbeing for all. The Frankfurt facility will be home to a biodiverse ecosystem, including more than 1,800 palm trees and thousands of other plants delivered with the support of Therme NAT, Therme Group’s specialist botanics company. Therme NAT has also begun a greening project in Bad Vilbel, introducing a variety of species, including many trees as well as bee and butterfly friendly perennials and

shrubs to improve its urban biodiversity. In addition, immersive art and culture will be integrated into the project via Therme’s creative branch Therme Art, which is working to create new forms of sensorial spaces as part of a truly holistic wellbeing experience. Continuing Therme Group’s commitment to sustainability, and alongside Therme Bucharest and Therme Manchester, the project is being planned, built and operated to LEED Platinum Standard. ■■ http://lei.sr/n2S7Z_B www.spahandbook.com