medical tourism

  • 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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