medical tourism

  • Asia shows exceptional growth in medical tourism

    Published on : Thursday, May 26, 2016

    A market study on the global tourism market, recently published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) estimates this market to rise at an exceptional CAGR of 17.90% over the period from 2013 to 2019 and reach a value US$32.5 bn by …

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  • Medical tourism fame helps Thailand cope better with MERS

    Published on : Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Thailand has earned fame for being a top medical tourism destination .It is combating the grave impact of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) with proficiency it claims, owing to its high standards of medical treatment.   The first case …

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  • Cebu needs to upgrade its tourism strategy to attract tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Philippines is facing tough competition from the global tourism sector and from the Asean tourism market of 10 member economies. The top Asean countries like Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia have always given Cebu a tough contest but now countries like …

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  • Outlook of the Asia medical tourism industry

    Published on : Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    Medical tourism is a high-growth industry driven by globalization and rising healthcare costs in developed countries. People prefer traveling to developing countries for treatments in order to save cost. More than forty countries in Asia, America, Africa and Eastern Europe …

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  • Kerala’s thrust is on Medical Tourism says G Kamala Vardhana Rao Secretary Tourism Kerala

    Published on : Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Travel And Tour World in interview with Mr. G Kamala Vardhana Rao, IAS Secretary to Government, Tourism Kerala at the ITB Berlin 2015.   Mr. Rao shared some interesting briefs with us on the rising prospects of the tourism industry …

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  • Kerala’s thrust is on Medical Tourism says G Kamala Vardhana Rao Secretary Tourism Kerala

    Published on : Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Travel And Tour World in interview with Mr. G Kamala Vardhana Rao, IAS Secretary to Government, Tourism Kerala at the ITB Berlin 2015.   Mr. Rao shared some interesting briefs with us on the rising prospects of the tourism industry …

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  • Centuria Medical Makati to lead medical tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Centuria Medical Makati to lead medical tourism Century Properties Group, Inc., which has made a name for itself in the high-end residential segment of the market and international brand partnerships, is bringing its expertise in property development and management to …

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  • Centuria Medical Makati to lead medical tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Centuria Medical Makati to lead medical tourism Century Properties Group, Inc., which has made a name for itself in the high-end residential segment of the market and international brand partnerships, is bringing its expertise in property development and management to …

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  • Emerging Medical Tourism in Turkey

    Published on : Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Turkish hospitality and friendliness is well deserved, and now combined with easily accessible high quality medical treatment at economical prices, Turkey is a rising star on the global medical tourism scene.   In terms of tourist numbers Turkey is the …

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  • Emerging Medical Tourism in Turkey

    Published on : Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Turkish hospitality and friendliness is well deserved, and now combined with easily accessible high quality medical treatment at economical prices, Turkey is a rising star on the global medical tourism scene. In terms of tourist numbers Turkey is the world’s …

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  • Easy multi-entry access for cruise tourism in Dubai

    Published on : Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Recent regulatory changes to the United Arab Emirates’ visa system will have a transformative effect on Dubai’s cruise tourism sector and further boost medical tourism in the emirate. A new ruling in the UAE (Cabinet Resolution No. 22 of 2014) …

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  • India is one among five top medical tourism destinations

    Published on : Monday, July 28, 2014

    Medical tourism as a significant contributor to the tourism sector has become a reality for India. India has become one among the top five medical tourist spots in the world having hosted nearly 166,000 medical tourists from across the world …

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  • Medical Tourism in India

    Published on : Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    The Indian Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture & Tourism Shri Shripad Yesso Naik has said that the Ministry of Tourism provides financial assistance under its Market Development Assistance (MDA) scheme for promotion of Wellness & Medical Tourism in …

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  • Ontario’s Health Minister Asked for Review of Medical Tourism

    Published on : Saturday, April 19, 2014

    After The Globe and Mail’s reports on a major Toronto hospital’s plan to solicit a small number of foreign patients as a way to raise revenue Ontario’s Health Minister has asked for an informal review of medical tourism in the …

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  • Chinese health ministry to emphasise on medical tourism

    Published on : Friday, April 11, 2014

    BOAO, Hainan — The Chinese health industry may be a new driving force behind a rapidly aging society, experts said at an international forum Wednesday.   Within the health sector, healthcare tourism is growing fastest, said Jia Xiaofang, vice-president of …

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  • Dubai to become a global medical tourism destination

    Published on : Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    Dubai is all set to become a popular global medical tourism destination; this was emphatically outlined by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).       The main target markets are Russia, CIS countries, South Asia and GCC countries. A strategic …

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  • Medical tourism worth US$32.5bn by 2019: Transparency Market Research

    Published on : Monday, January 20, 2014

    The value of the global medical tourism market is set to reach over US$32 billion by 2019, according to a report recently published by market intelligence company Transparency Market Research. This figure is up from $10.5 billion in 2012, showing …

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  • Government of Thailand puts greater thrust on Medical tourism in 2014

    Published on : Monday, January 6, 2014

    Thailand is becoming a major player in medical tourism with 2.5 medical tourists visiting Thailand in the year 2013. People from the UK, US, Gulf Arab States and Vietnam came to Thailand and spent as much as 4 billion dollars. …

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  • Global forecast on medical tourism

    Published on : Friday, December 27, 2013

    The rise in healthcare costs in developed countries coupled with the availability of high quality medical services at lower prices in developing nations has driven expansion of the medical tourism industry. Moreover, the rise in the elderly population along with …

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  • Hawaiian Airlines Commences Ticket Sales for New Beijing Service

    Published on : Wednesday, November 27, 2013

    Tickets are now on sale for Hawaiian Airlines’ new non-stop service between Honolulu and Beijing, its first Mainland China gateway destination, which launches April 16, 2014, subject to government approval. The new service will offer flights three days weekly. Travelers …

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