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Promoting German health tourism

The past year has brought the value of health and self-care to the forefront of peoples’ minds, and this has been reflected in the...

Cost savings for Nigeria’s outbound medical tourism

The COVID-19 pandemic has served to save the Nigerian state of Niger N300 million (US$0.73 million), as the state paid for no outbound medical...

Turkey: OHSAD identifies rise in cosmetic treatments 2020/21

According to the Private Hospitals and Healthcare Organisations Association (OHSAD), there were changes in health spending habits in Turkey in 2020 and early 2021. OHSAD...

Thailand plans international medical tourism complex

The island of Phuket's administration is waiting for Thailand’s Public Health Ministry to approve a THB343 million (US$11 million) budget, to prepare for the...

Medical travel to China’s Hainan increases in 2020

83,900 people visited the Boao Lecheng International Medical Tourism Zone in Hainan during 2020, a 12% increase over 2019. Hainan Island is the southernmost province of...

Opportunities for medical spas in Eastern Europe

New research has identified the challenges and opportunities for thermal and medical spas in four Eastern European countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. The...

Qatar’s Traditional Arabic Islamic Medicine plan

Qatar is planning to have the world’s first centre for Traditional Arabic Islamic Medicine (TAIM), at the Zulal Wellness Resort, opening in 2022. Qatar has...

Croatia tourist boards prioritise health tourism

The Croatian Ministry of Tourism and the Croatian tourist boards have recognised the development of health tourism as a high priority for Croatia. They...

Is your business ready for a medical travel recovery?

Sometime in the not too distant future, we may see things get back to a “near normal” and medical travel may even see some...

Learning points from Medical Korea 2021

Medical Korea 2021 was the country’s 11th global healthcare and medical tourism conference, hosted by the Ministry of Health, and organised by the Korea...