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Medical tourism has been brought to the fore with renewed optimism and a host of projects as announced by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) on Sunday.
If you’re considering surgery and a vacation this year, you may want to combine the two.
LAGOS, Nigeria (eTN) - The Director-General of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) Segun Runsewe, at the signing of partnership with the US-based Medical Tourism Association (MTA) in Be
Costa Rica is set to host the fourth edition of the Medical Travel International Business Summit 2013, from April 24-26 at Hotel Los Sueños Marriott, in Playa Herradura, Puntarenas.
The Medical Council and plastic surgeons yesterday urged the government to support their efforts to promote Thailand as a surgical hub of Asia, a move they believe could earn the Kingdom as much as Bt
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The East African countries rank the highest in medical tourism to India with hundreds of thousand patients traveling to India to seek medical treatment every year.
It was in the mid-2000s when South Korean plastic surgeon Joo Kwon noticed a trickle of Chinese women walking into his clinic, even though he hadn't advertised overseas.
DUBAI — Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, on Sunday called for stronger public-private partnership to fast-track th
BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Thailand continues to look at diversifying its tourism product to target a larger number of high-spending travelers for niche markets.
ITE & MICE, Hong Kong’s only travel fair, continues to highlight the theme of Wellness and Medical Tourism (WMT), which will next be held from June 14 to 17, 2012 at Halls 1A to 1E at the Hong Kong
The Dead Sea has been nominated to become one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, one of 28 finalists nominated for this title.
TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Department of Health is working with the health care industry to draw Chinese nationals to Taiwan for medical tourism, but stiff competition and cumbersome local restrictions are
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Invest Barbados today announced that a new world-class hospital will be built on the site of the former St.
Costa Rica, known worldwide for its leadership in ecological preservation, sustainable development and eco-friendly tourism, will lead the world once again as it hosts the 2011 Medical Travel Internat
Turkey has emerged as one of the most popular destinations in Europe for medical tourism. The country’s medical tourism industry has unprecedentedly grown during the past few years.
Taiwanese tour operators are trying to involve more industries in an effort to promote medical tourism, with the latest trial drawing interest from a local airline, according to a local travel agency.
Thailand’s first competition for medical-tourism bloggers, www.MedBlogContest.com , provided one dozen international finalists with an opportunity to witness firsthand the superior quality of treatm
Malaysia is best known as a prime tourism destination, with a palette of offerings from sandy beaches to jungle treks and home to a highly sophisticated and world-class capital, Kuala Lumpur, dominate
Guyana's president says his government has secured an $18 million line of credit from India to build a new hospital in the South American country.
On the current situation between South and North Korea, Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) president Charm Lee assures that the tension would not escalate into a full-fledged war and did not reflect the
DUBAI, UAE - The medical tourism sector is growing exponentially all over the world and is set to become a USD 100 billion sector by 2012, a new report has said.