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Russia’s invasion: impact on medical travel

The immediate effect of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia and Belarus on medical travel goes well beyond the obvious. Ian Youngman looks at...

Zimbabwe: a future medical travel destination?

Zimbabwe medical tourism is currently only outbound. There may be opportunities to promote the country as a destination for localised medical tourism, if some...

Medical travel promotion in 2022: a futile task?

As the world returns to normal, including threats of war, medical tourism is facing up to a new era. Promoting medical travel in the...

A new definition for medical travel in 2022?

Medical tourism is often described as travelling from one country to another, but often forgotten is travelling for treatment within a country. So where...

Medical tourism: managing the money flow

When targeting international patients, a healthcare organisation should ask: Will we get paid? How will we get paid? And by when?  At the recent...

Fertility travel in a post Covid era

The pandemic forced fertility clinics, particularly ones which relied on international patients, to adapt. Speaking at the LaingBuisson Fertility Forum 2021 earlier this month...

Iran medical tourism: a study of three hospitals

A recent study has analysed foreign patient feedback from three large hospitals in Tehran, Iran. It offers ideas on improving the ongoing weaknesses of...

Effective destination management for medical travel

There is much more to promoting a destination than just issuing a press release, launching a website, or attending a trade fair. Ian Youngman...

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,...

Invest in medical and wellness travel, says WTTC

A new report ‘Investing in Travel and Tourism’ from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) provides investment recommendations for governments and destinations as...