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Etihad Airways to bring Saudi medical patients to Abu Dhabi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019

VPS Healthcare has chosen Etihad Airways as its preferred air transport provider for patients traveling from the Kingdom of Saudi ... Read More

Etihad Airways promotes Abu Dhabi medical tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have signed an agreement – the first ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the ... Read More

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Frankfurt, the second most frequented city in Germany by GCC tourists, is promoting its myriad of tourist attractions, shopping facilities, ... Read More

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Two landmark events in the Russian travel industry – which take place this September – mark not only an important ... Read More

Why does Nigeria’s Health Minister say no to Medical Tourism?

editor editor- March 27, 2019

Nigeria Minister of Health Isaac Adewole has challenged physicians in the country to live up to their professional calling and ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct ... Read More

CTO provides more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing careers in tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

In an effort to provide more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing higher education and careers in the tourism industry, the ... Read More

Foreign medical tourists flock to Russia for low-cost treatment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

The number of foreigners coming to Russia for medical treatment is growing exponentially, rising by 40 percent last year, according ... Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed ... Read More

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts

editor editor- January 8, 2019

The global travel retail market was at US$ 63.59 billion in 2017 growing with a CAGR of 8.1% during the ... Read More

Seychelles offers tourism for all – but needs to say it as we start 2019

mm Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018

Seychelles has a diverse tourism product which makes its strength and which has guaranteed its success. Seychelles offers tourism for ... Read More

UNWTO and European Travel commission on Health Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), together with the European Travel Commission (ETC) launched a new report on health tourism. Part ... Read More

Dubai aims to become top destination for health tourism in the Middle East

editor editor- May 21, 2013

Medical tourism has been brought to the fore with renewed optimism and a host of projects as announced by the ... Read More

Western travelers getting comfortable with “foreign doctors”

editor editor- March 22, 2013

If you’re considering surgery and a vacation this year, you may want to combine the two. Read More

Medical tourism causes economic drain say Nigerian officials

editor editor- March 13, 2013

LAGOS, Nigeria (eTN) - The Director-General of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) Segun Runsewe, at the signing of partnership ... Read More

International medical tourism event to be held in Costa Rica

editor editor- March 12, 2013

Costa Rica is set to host the fourth edition of the Medical Travel International Business Summit 2013, from April 24-26 ... Read More

Thai government urged to support cosmetic surgery tourist packages

editor editor- February 22, 2013

The Medical Council and plastic surgeons yesterday urged the government to support their efforts to promote Thailand as a surgical ... Read More

Kolkata becoming medical tourim hub

editor editor- September 10, 2012

KOLKATA, India - Kazi Mohammed Hasima, a 44-year-old businessman from Bangladesh’s Chittagong district, first visited Kolkata in 2005 for a ... Read More

East African countries rank highest in medical tourism to India

editor editor- September 5, 2012

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The East African countries rank the highest in medical tourism to India with hundreds of ... Read More

Chinese tourists flock to South Korea for “celebrity looks”

editor editor- April 16, 2012

It was in the mid-2000s when South Korean plastic surgeon Joo Kwon noticed a trickle of Chinese women walking into ... Read More

Paving the way for Seychelles medical tourism

editor editor- April 13, 2012

Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles received Prof. Dr. S. M. Read More

Dubai aims to become regional and global hub for health tourism

editor editor- April 2, 2012

DUBAI — Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive ... Read More

Thailand strengthens its appeal as a spa and medical tourism destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 2, 2012

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Thailand continues to look at diversifying its tourism product to target a larger number of high-spending ... Read More

Indian health tourism runs into visa wall

editor editor- February 7, 2012

NEW DELHI, India - If Bangalore seems tough to reach, Bangkok will beep on the hospital radar. Read More

Hong Kong’s only travel fair to highlight Wellness and Medical Tourism

editor editor- January 11, 2012

ITE & MICE, Hong Kong’s only travel fair, continues to highlight the theme of Wellness and Medical Tourism (WMT), which ... Read More

Voting for Dead Sea as New 7 Wonders of Nature begins

editor editor- August 18, 2011

The Dead Sea has been nominated to become one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, one of 28 finalists ... Read More

Malaysia’s hidden jewel: healthcare

editor editor- August 9, 2011

(eTN) - As an expat living and working in Southeast Asia, there is no shortage of countries that can provide ... Read More

More needs to be done to draw Chinese medical tourists to Taiwan

editor editor- July 23, 2011

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Department of Health is working with the health care industry to draw Chinese nationals to Taiwan ... Read More

Barbados world-class hospital to serve global medical tourism market

editor editor- July 7, 2011

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Invest Barbados today announced that a new world-class hospital will be built on the site of the ... Read More

Costa Rica to host global medical tourism conference

editor editor- April 26, 2011

Costa Rica, known worldwide for its leadership in ecological preservation, sustainable development and eco-friendly tourism, will lead the world once ... Read More

Indian medical tourism fighting the superbug

editor editor- April 18, 2011

In India, medical tourism is a sunrise sector valued at more than $310 million. Currently, India receives more than 100,000 ... Read More

Turkey emerges as popular medical tourism destination

editor editor- April 5, 2011

Turkey has emerged as one of the most popular destinations in Europe for medical tourism. The country’s medical tourism industry ... Read More

Taiwan: Medical tourism requires cooperation to succeed

editor editor- April 4, 2011

Taiwanese tour operators are trying to involve more industries in an effort to promote medical tourism, with the latest trial ... Read More