medical tourism

  • Iran to perk up its medical tourism sector

    Published on : Monday, May 31, 2021

    The quality of the international units of the medical centers all through Tehran is to be developed shortly. This will allow region’s health tourism to do well, the deputy provincial tourism chief has said recently. To attract foreign medical tourists, …

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  • Thailand focuses on medical tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, May 26, 2021

    Few of you might still remember my story on the lengthy 31 steps process of obtaining a visa, and 90 days of pre-paid accommodation also required were a bit de-motivating for some. With Tinder partnership, things got a little creative, …

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  • Maharashtra – a pioneer in medical tourism and superlative treatment in India

    Published on : Friday, April 2, 2021

    It’s no surprise that India has emerged a leader in solving the current healthcare crisis. By way of contributing towards scientific research concerning corona virus and the development of high quality vaccines supplied throughout the world, India is paving the …

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  • Dubai declared leading medical tourism destination in the Arab

    Published on : Thursday, September 3, 2020

    The International Healthcare Research Centre (IHRC) recently released the Global Medical Tourism Index that declared Dubai as the leading destination for medical tourists in Arab.

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  • In India, medical inbound tourism already on the rise

    Published on : Monday, February 3, 2020

    On behalf of FAITH, we would like to express our gratitude towards the Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman for the enhanced allocation of Rs. 2,500 crore to India’s Ministry of Tourism. The allotment was made to expand 100 airports …

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  • North Korea plans to launch medical tourism, targets patients from China

    Published on : Saturday, December 7, 2019

    North Korea, one of the world’s most secretive countries, plans to branch out into medical tourism next year, offering foreign patients, probably from China, treatments including cataract surgery, dental implants and tumours.   North Korean state media reported on Friday …

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  • Iran, Oman is keen on boosting medical tourism!

    Published on : Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    On Monday, the Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of Iran, Mr. Ali Asghar Mounesan met with his Omani counterpart, Mr. Ahmed bin Nasser al-Mahrizi in Muscat, and talked about the ways to endorse bilateral relationships mainly in the …

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  • Tamilnadu prioritizes medical tourism

    Published on : Saturday, September 21, 2019

    “In the area of healthcare, we are planning to set up an air ambulance facility to transfer patients to tertiary care hospitals,” said the Chief Minister of Chennai. The CM has also signed a MoU for upgrading the skills of …

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  • Study: $30 Billion Medical Tourism Market Value expected by 2025

    Published on : Friday, September 13, 2019

    According to a new research study published by Global Market Insights, Inc high cost of medical procedures in developed regions will increase the preference for treatment in developing countries stimulating the global medical tourism industry in the years to come. …

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  • U.K. starts £1 million funding crackdown on health tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, September 10, 2019

    The U.K. ministers have started a crackdown on health tourism by announcing a £1 million drive to reclaim outstanding debts from visitors. The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has handed the seven-figure funding boost to the team tasked with recovering money …

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  • Japanese government aiming on medical tourism to boost up economy

    Published on : Tuesday, August 27, 2019

    The government aims to set comprehensive tourism plans that merge advanced medical services with sightseeing to foreign visitors who visit Japan for medical reasons, sources said.   Aiming the wealthy Asians, the government is all set to develop an environment …

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  • Medical tourism sales in the UAE increase 5.5% year-over-year to reach AED 12.1 billion (USD 3.2 billion last year

    Published on : Thursday, August 22, 2019

    Medical tourism sales in the UAE increased 5.5% year-over-year to reach AED 12.1 billion (USD 3.2 billion last year with this growth supported by a number of government-led initiatives and the increasing number of medical tourists in the country.   …

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  • Medical tourism sales in UAE up by 5.5% in 2018

    Published on : Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    With growth supported by several government-led initiatives, medical tourism sales in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), increased 5.5 percent year-on-year, to reach 12.1 billion dirhams (3.3 billion U.S. dollars) in 2018, according to an analysis released by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce …

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  • India witnesses significant uptick in medical tourism

    Published on : Thursday, June 27, 2019

    According to information released by the Ministry of Home Affairs, 4.95 lakh foreign tourists travelled to India for medical purposes in 2017.   According to data provided by the Ministry of Home Affairs, 4.95 lakh foreign tourists visited India for …

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  • Egypt resorts to medical tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, June 25, 2019

    On June 7th, Ammar Mandour, Chairman of Badr City Development Authority explained in a press conference that the largest medical city in the Middle East and Africa is being built in Badr City. With investments worth 20 billion Egyptian pounds, …

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  • Every year, medical tourism in Mexico attracts up to 1M U.S. travelers

    Published on : Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    To Mexico, medical tourism is attracting hundreds of thousands of patients every year, explains an organization that advocates for trips like these.   U.S. and Canadian travelers are looking for reasonable medical services, dental care and cosmetic surgery, said Josef …

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  • Barbados is now an attractive medical tourism destination

    Published on : Saturday, May 11, 2019

    Barbados has had quite an intriguing history with people traveling to its shores for medical reasons. In fact, none other than George Washington himself, the first president of the US, ventured on his only trip abroad to Barbados in 1751 …

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  • Vietnam all set to develop wellness tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, April 30, 2019

    Medical tourism is a type of tourism that’s combined with the idea of medical examination and treatment for surgery as well as non-surgery whereas wellness tourism is known as a model of tourism where the target is to unwind and …

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  • Festival Tourism, Medical Tourism highlighted

    Published on : Friday, April 26, 2019

    Currently, the tourism sector is one of the largest revenue generating sectors in the world. It is an ever evolving industry, where new niches are emerging even now.   Tourism, as a concept, has come a long way today, and …

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  • Iran is offering itself as an affordable destination in medical tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    Concerning medical tourism, Iran is offering itself as cheaper destination compared to other countries, to get over the debilitating impact of US-led sanctions on its stronghold of oil trade.   The country is thinking of easing visa requirements for China …

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