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Quezon City: health and wellness tourism capital

Medical and tourism stakeholders have added more detail to their plan to promote Quezon City as the medical tourism destination in the Philippines. Quezon City...

Seoul benefits from medical tourism

The revenue that Seoul hospitals and clinics earned from treating foreign patients has risen sevenfold over the past four years. Seoul is the cornerstone...
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When will global travel spend recover?

Euromonitor International, the strategic market research company, is predicting travel spend will return to pre-pandemic levels by 2024 at the earliest, and warns recovery...

IPK report assesses 2019 travel trends

Despite the cancellation of ITB Berlin 2020, the conference updated its global travel report on worldwide travel trends in 2019. According to the IPK Worldwide...

COVID-19: medical tourism could be affected until 2021

Many major medical tourism source and destination countries are affected by COVID-19. Ian Youngman looks at what this means for medical travel and is...

Hygiene safety label for Malaysia’s tourism industry

Bureau Veritas Malaysia has launched Travel Safe Malaysia in partnership with The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA). The Travel Safe Malaysia...

Medical tourism…lessons from the California gold rush

In 1848, gold was discovered in California by John Sutter, a German immigrant. News of the find spread rapidly and thousands arrived in search...

Cayman Islands medical travel progress

The Cayman Islands Department of Planning has given approval to Health City Cayman Islands for the planned US$100 million medical campus and hospital expansion...

The MTA…. when will the hype and misinformation stop?

The US based Medical Tourism Association (MTA) claims to represent the interests of the medical tourism industry. But can we believe what they say?...

Finland Care promotes health tourism to Russians

The number of Russians going to Finland for medical care or a wellness holiday is expected to increase substantially in the next few years....