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India: stemming outbound medical travel from Kashmir

India’s Jammu and Kashmir administration has received proposals from top healthcare companies to set up 10 major hospitals in the union territory. This may...

EU Covid certificate: the global standard?

Are we getting closer to rebuilding global travel? The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recently urged countries to make the EU Digital COVID...

Europe recognises more Covid-19 certificates

The EU has agreed to recognise national Covid-19 certificates from Turkey, Ukraine, Switzerland, San Marino, the Vatican City, and North Macedonia. This is good...

Will Mexico impose travel restrictions?

Mexico has so far allowed in travellers from almost anywhere without the need for testing or vaccinations or quarantine, and as a result has...

Major fall in international patients to Hyderabad, India

Hyderabad hospitals have seen a drastic fall in international patients due to COVID-19. Hyderabad, the capital of southern India's Telangana state, is known for medical...

WTTC: global vaccine recognition urgently needed

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has warned that the restart of international travel could be seriously delayed without worldwide reciprocal recognition of...

Wellness, health and travel: use your local assets

One size does not fit all in wellness and medical travel.  A new report looks at lessons learned from wellness and medical travel markets...

EU restricts USA inbound travel

Following a review under the recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU, the European Council has...

Boost for Thailand’s inbound medical travel

Bangkok plans to follow Phuket in opening to fully vaccinated medical tourists in October. Most of Thailand’s inbound medical tourism is based in Phuket and...

South Korea: 76.5% drop in foreign patients in 2020

The Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) says the number of foreign patient visits in 2020 was a quarter of 2019. According to KHIDI,...