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Gibraltar-Spain cross-border healthcare deal

The Spanish government has extended access to health care for cross-border workers employed in Gibraltar and residing in Spain for a further four months...
American Hospital Dubai

Medical air service to Dubai

American Hospital Dubai, and executive aviation company Jetex, have launched a new partnership to deliver efficient medical travel for international patients. A fleet of ambulance aircraft...

Canada extends USA travel restrictions

Despite hopes that Canada could ease border restrictions, the government has again extended travel restrictions with the USA until July 21. Parliamentary members and travel...

Israel decides against vaccinated tourists

Israel’s new government has scrapped plans to allow vaccinated tourists into the country from July 1.  This may trigger other tourism destinations around the...

Slow progress on medical travel to Malta

Malta has tried to be a medical tourism destination, and small numbers have come from France, Italy and the UK.  But a ban on...

USA considers reopening

The United States is forming expert working groups that will make plans to resume international travel with several key destinations, including Mexico, Canada, the...

Tanzania: Africa’s leading medical travel destination?

The government’s drive to make Tanzania a medical tourism hub received a boost, following the recent launch of two state-of-the-art systems at the Jakaya...

Malaysia: recovery, rebuild, then growth

Malaysia’s healthcare travel industry has significant government support.  It is identified on the national agenda, the Twelfth Malaysia Plan (2021-25), as a key economic...

Where have all the Russian health and medical travellers gone?

Many Russians want to go to European countries as tourists, health tourists and medical tourists but tests, confusing and changing quarantine rules, lack of...

India: government action to promote medical tourism

The national government of India is proposing to improve support for inbound medical and wellness tourism post-Covid, by restructuring the National Medical & Wellness...