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Cayman five-phase tourism return

The Cayman Islands plan to reopen fully in January 2022 with a five-phase plan. There are no exclusions from the rules for medical travellers...

Tobago plan to develop wellness tourism

The Tobago Tourism Agency has launched a Roadmap for Growth 2020 – 2023, which has identified the need to explore new niche development and...
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As European tourism returns, what next for medical travel?

The opening up of Europe should have come as a relief for inbound and outbound medical tourism. But an array of bans and new...
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India-Africa healthcare opportunities

A new study by India Exim Bank, “India-Africa Healthcare: Prospects and Opportunities” identifies healthcare as remaining an important pillar of India’s development cooperation with...
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Jamaica: stalled on medical tourism

The Government of Jamaica is still hoping that foreign investors will provide the infrastructure, money and impetus to build inbound medical travel to the...
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Switzerland targets UAE medical travellers

Switzerland’s healthcare system is among the best in the world but it is also one of the most expensive. When targeting potential nations and...
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Australia: New short-stay surgical facility

Insurers and hospitals are trying to fill the healthcare gaps where Australians can no longer go overseas for affordable healthcare. Major Australian private health...
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Rwanda: reducing outbound medical travel

King Faisal Hospital, Kigali plans to offer advanced kidney treatment services from 2022, making it the first hospital to offer such treatments in Rwanda. The...
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Greece-Italy health tourism project

In-MedTouR (Innovative Medical Tourism Strategy) is a new project which aims to create a cluster of cooperation between Greece and Italy’s businesses engaged in...
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Could this work for medical travel?

A new initiative from UnitedHealth, America’s biggest health insurer, supports patients once they have returned home.  Medical tourism agents and hospitals worldwide could look...