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Turkey: end of free treatment for Syrian refugees

Turkey has suspended issuance of the temporary protection ID card, known as Kimlik, for Syrian refugees who need lifesaving treatment inside Turkish territories, replacing it with a medical...

India’s roadmap for medical and wellness tourism

India’s Ministry of Tourism now has a Draft National Strategy and Roadmap for Medical and Wellness Tourism, which recognises the significant potential of the...

Medical tourism venture for China, Hong Kong and Hainan

Insurance conglomerate, China Taiping has partnered with property and services group New World Development to integrate healthcare, technology, finance, wellness, medical tourism and health...

Egypt targets medical travel from Africa

Egypt is hoping to use improvements in its health sector to promote medical tourism, encouraging citizens of African nations to visit for treatment. A cross-agency...

China medical tourism zone targets Japanese investment

The Hainan Bo’ao Lecheng International Medical Tourism Pilot Zone is promoting favourable investment policies for Japanese businesses. The policies were promoted at a recent event...

Medical travel agencies and facilitators – survival of the fittest?

The advent of the pandemic and its impact on travel has hit businesses involved in travel and tourism more than any other sector. In...

Medical travel 2022: are you in or out?

The tourism sector is increasingly embracing technology and sustainability, and future success will integrate tourism with technology, culture, the internet, finance, and sustainability.  In 2022,...

Bahrain hospital links with Germany

A private hospital aims to bolster Bahrain’s hope of being a medical tourism destination in the region by flying in experts for specialist treatments. The...

US borders open to all vaccinated travellers

Inbound medical travel to the US will be allowed back in November as the country opens to fully vaccinated foreign visitors, but via air...

Norway outbound travel opens

Citizens of Norway are now eligible to travel to other countries, including for medical tourism, as the country’s government will no longer advise them...