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Earth Day: 13 things everyone can do in 2013

Earth Day 2013 Earth Day: 13 things everyone can do in 2013

Chicago, Ill. — On April 22nd, the world will celebrate Earth Day.

Luxury health, fitness and weight loss retreats launched by LHR and Centara partnership

inspiring educational and recreational retreats Luxury health, fitness and weight loss retreats launched by LHR and Centara partnership

Centara Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Luxury Health Retreats (LHR), a division of Fitcorp Asia, to offer a range of inspiring educational and recreational retreats for those wanting to ...

Tourism and good health: Medical tourism

Global Tourism Trends Tourism and good health: Medical tourism

By Dr. Peter Tarlow, President of Tourism & More, Inc., special to eTN

Tourism and health has taken on two new meanings.

UN expert: Medical waste becoming an increasing problem

Medical waste a growing problem worldwide UN expert: Medical waste becoming an increasing problem

Medical waste is posing a growing problem worldwide, jeopardizing the health of staff, patients, disposal workers and anyone else coming into contact with the often hazardous materials discarded ...

Healthy vacations for US travelers are no sweat but not fat free

Health and fitness on vacation survey Healthy vacations for US travelers are no sweat but not fat free

NEWTON, Mass. - The results of its health and fitness on vacation survey of more than 1,000 U.S. travelers have been announced today.

Top 2011 resolutions in UK revealed

Brits To Shoot For Health And Wealth In 2011 Top 2011 resolutions in UK revealed

DUBLIN - An online poll of over 2000 British men and women released today from PopCap Games revealed Britain's top new year's resolutions for 2011.

India rejects superbug warnings

Statement From Indian Health Ministry India rejects superbug warnings

By Rita Payne, eTN

(eTN) - The Indian government has rejected warnings that a new superbug that is resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics, originated in India and that it may not be safe for UK patients to ...

Peru plague outbreak

Tourism Health Threat Peru plague outbreak

Peru Health Minister Oscar Ugarte says authorities are screening sugar and fish meal exports from the Ascope province, located about 325 miles (520 kms) northwest of Lima.

Travel health news: neurosurgeon aims to educate travelers on prevention of fatal blood clots

Combatting The Effects Of Frequent Prolonged Sitting Travel health news: neurosurgeon aims to educate travelers on prevention of fatal blood clots

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania - More than 350,000 people are affected by Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolisms (PE) each year in the US, and 100,000 people die from the condition.

Traveling and keeping your health and sanity intact

tips for healthier travel Traveling and keeping your health and sanity intact

Common annoyances like bad food and cramped quarters are simply a fact of travel, whether you’re going by air or land.

Victoria Hospital can take care of tourist health issues

Seychelles Medical Facility Victoria Hospital can take care of tourist health issues

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

While researching tourism-related matters during a recent visit to the islands it was also confirmed by staff at the main Victoria hospital, that they indeed have a decompression chamber available ...

Food hygiene and basic health and safety within catering industry a big attraction at Food and Hospitality Expo

Workshop Aims To Raise Safety Standards Food hygiene and basic health and safety within catering industry a big attraction at Food and Hospitality Expo

By eTN Staff Writer

TUV NORD, Bahrain hadover 190 applicants registered for a workshop to learn about the requirements of the International Food Safety Management Systems Standards, held during the first day at Food ...

Going on cruise? Stay away from public bathroom

Cruise News Going on cruise? Stay away from public bathroom

Going on a cruise? To cut your risk of getting sick while sailing the high seas, avoid using the ship's public bathrooms, according to a U.S. study.

Ministers’ Summit paves way for Copenhagen deal

Climate Change Is The Biggest Global Health Threat Ministers’ Summit paves way for Copenhagen deal

Climate change is already resulting in an annual death toll equivalent to the Boxing Day tsunami, warned Fiona Jeffery, chairman of World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel ...

European competence centers for health & medical tourism

Health And Medical Tourism European competence centers for health & medical tourism

By Dr. med. Robert Gerl, Leonore Boscher, Tomas Mainil, Prof. Kunhardt

The concept of health tourism is not new.

Aspria Hotel to open in Berlin in November

Health & Wellness Resort Aspria Hotel to open in Berlin in November

By eTN Staff Writer

On November 6, 2009, a new and unique refuge from the bustling city of Berlin will open behind the trees and noble façades of the city’s affluent Charlottenburg district: the Aspria Hotel, a ...

UN health agency identifies group most vulnerable to influenza A (H1N1)

United Nations UN health agency identifies group most vulnerable to influenza A (H1N1)

By Nelson Alcantara

The focus of the United Nations health agency’s efforts in easing the impact of influenza A(H1N1) has shifted to identifying age groups most at risk from contracting the virus, a World Health ...

CHI Hotels & Resorts has a continuous focus on health and safety priorities

International Conference CHI Hotels & Resorts has a continuous focus on health and safety priorities

By eTN Staff Writer

Malta-based CHI Hotels & Resorts (CHI) recently held a detailed International Conference on "Health & Safety" at the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in San Anton, Malta for its health and ...

WestJet board member Murph Hannon resigns

Original Shareholder Cites Personal & Health Reasons WestJet board member Murph Hannon resigns

By eTN Staff Writer

WestJet today announced the immediate resignation of board member Murph Hannon. Mr. Hannon, one of WestJet's original shareholders, cited personal and health reasons for his departure.

Minister: Health is a tourist product in Ghana

Ghana Minister: Health is a tourist product in Ghana

Mrs Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Minister of Tourism, on Saturday observed that health was fast becoming a tourist product in Ghana.

New Health And Travel Blog Raising awareness of health issues during international travel

By eTN Staff Writer

A new health and travel blog has been launched to facilitate a conversation and raise awareness of important issues for international travelers.

World's worst travel diseases

World Travel World's worst travel diseases

By Rich Beattie, travel.yahoo.com

Malaria

What it is: A potentially fatal disease caused by a parasite, usually transmitted by a bite from an infected mosquito. Chills and headaches are just two of its milder symptoms.

Slovenian natural health resorts nearly booked to capacity last year

More Than One Million Overnight Stays Slovenian natural health resorts nearly booked to capacity last year

By eTN Staff Writer

Slovenian natural health resorts boasted a great occupancy rate in 2008. The number of overnight stays went up 3.1 percent in the first eleven months of 2008 over 2007.

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