medical tourism

  • UAE patients spends the most in medical tourism in South Korea

    Published on : Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Korea National Tourism Organisation has came up with a new report which shows  more than 3,562 tourists from the UAE had visited Korea for medical purposes in 2016-reflecting a 20.9 per cent increase as compared to the previous year.   …

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  • Global medical tourism event held in Thailand

    Published on : Thursday, August 24, 2017

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand held global medical tourism event: “Amazing Thailand Health and Wellness Tourism Showcase 2017,” focusing on “Thailand: a Paradise for Longevity”. The event unveiled the latest “Functional & Regenerative Medicine” innovation in Thailand.   Mr. Noppadon Pakprot, …

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  • Alexis Multispecialty Hospital partners with Air Arabia for medical tourism

    Published on : Friday, August 4, 2017

    Only recently, Sharjah, UAE – Zulekha Healthcare Group declared its partnership with Air Arabia as its favored medical tourism partner for Alexis Multispecialty Hospital, a hospital situated in India.   This partnership announcement was highlighted with the introduction of a …

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  • India Promotion of Ayurveda for International Medical Tourism

    Published on : Friday, August 4, 2017

    The Indian Ministry of Tourism has recognised Medical and Wellness Tourism including Ayurveda as a Niche product in order to overcome the aspect of ‘seasonality’ and to promote India as a 365 days’ destination and attract tourists with specific interest. …

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  • Argentina witnesses massive growth in medical tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, July 25, 2017

    Medical tourist inflow from South American countries is one of the reasons for Argentina’s success in the growth of inbound medical tourism, as per the newest statistics. Miguel Cané of the Argentine Chamber of Medical Tourism believes that Argentine medical …

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  • Experts call for stricter regulations in terms of medical tourism

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Of late, experts have declared that countries all across the globe should unite to undertake dishonest advertising methods of unproven therapies including stem cells, etc.   A tighter regulation of stem cell tourism has been appealed by an international group …

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  • Medical experts say that stem-cell tourism needs stricter regulations

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    According to international health experts, stem-cell tourism involving patients traveling to developing countries for treatment with unproven and potentially risky therapies should be more strictly regulated.   With hundreds of medical centers around the world who claim to repair damaged …

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  • Medical tourism growth in Singapore slows down due to stiff competition from Malaysian market

    Published on : Tuesday, June 27, 2017

    Medical tourism growth in Singapore is expected to slow down in the middle of stiffer regional competition, especially from the Malaysian healthcare market. This is projected in a decline in growth of foreign patient numbers. This, in turn, is expected …

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  • India emerging as medical tourism hub with latest medical technologies at affordable costs

    Published on : Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Latest medical technologies at hospitals across India at lower costs are contributing greatly towards the country emerging as a premier medical tourism hub of the world.   Treatment provided in India from accredited facilities at par with any developed country …

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  • Asian medical tourism market on a boom

    Published on : Thursday, June 15, 2017

    Asia medical tourism market is likely to cross US$ 14 billion mark by 2022. Asia continues to be the top medical destination as far as medical travel is concerned. Asian medical destinations continue to offer better medical procedures and care …

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  • Dubai medical tourism earns $386m

    Published on : Friday, June 9, 2017

    As per a recent report, in last year, Dubai treated more than 326,640 domestic and inbound medical tourists generating revenues of Dh1.421 billion ($386.7 million) respectively. The patients treated themselves in hospitals licensed by DHA all across the emirates. Dr. …

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  • Malaysia’s medical tourism is giving Singapore a run for money!

    Published on : Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    Malaysia is gradually establishing itself as one of the most favored medical tourism destination in Asia, giving Singapore, a run for money. Though, Singapore was a current preferred destination, as per the report in Singapore’s Straits Times, Medical Tourism Index …

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  • Turkey becomes a major hub for medical tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    Men with bands around their heads in Istanbul’s Taksim Square roaming around are a very common sight to witness. However, the locals are aware that these are the men who have recently received their hair transplants.   Medical tourism continues …

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  • Medical tourism grows in Daegu

    Published on : Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    A growing number of medical tourists from foreign countries are visiting Daegu, surpassing 20,000 for the first time last year. Daegu had nearly 21,000 overseas patients in 2016, which is an increase of 62.5 percent compared to 2015, making the …

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  • Nigeria is heading toward an end in medical tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    For long time, the move to end medical tourism in Nigeria has been in the planning stage with special concerns often raised by the industry experts. The report of Anyaora Thelma Chioma points out that the call became crucial at …

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  • Chinese medical tourists are a promising segment for Berlin

    Published on : Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Medical tourism is a promising segment for VisitBerlin, which started targeting the Chinese market this year, in tune with similar initiatives to attract visitors from Russia & CIS countries, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE last year. In 2016, Berlin …

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  • Caicos Islands and the Turks becomes key future medical tourism destinations

    Published on : Monday, May 15, 2017

    Very soon, Caicos Islands and the Turks could get promotions as prime destination for medical tourism in the coming years.   That’s what Edwin Astwood, Minister of Health, Agriculture and Human Services, who attended the World Health Care Congress in …

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  • Visa restrictions for Pakistani patients hit Indian medical tourism

    Published on : Saturday, May 13, 2017

    With Indo-Pak ties becoming cold, it’s the common people who are suffering. India’s imposition of restrictions on medical visas to Pakistanis has not just affected hundreds of patients from across the border but also dealt a huge blow to medical …

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  • India opening its doors for medical tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    Low cost medical treatment available in India isn’t something new for tourists from other countries. Attracted by India’s world-class healthcare facilities at affordable price, more and more patients from abroad are flying down to avail medical facilities, which are too …

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  • China – The next hotspot for global medical tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, April 11, 2017

    With two sons, Svetlana Shipetko did not come to the tropical island South China located in Hainan just to run away from the freezing Siberian weather. She had a crucial goal as well to arrive at this place. She wanted …

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