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Health and tourism opportunity

Between health and tourism lies medical travel opportunity

This holiday, stop with the excuses and start the plan to rebuild your medical travel business, says Ian Youngman.  Just don’t base it on...

Although new to health travel, Korea has a wealth of medical expertise

Although new to health travel, Korea has a wealth of medical expertise BY JULIAN TAN Korea has been something of a late starter in promoting itself...

Ian Youngman looks at the predictions made back in 2008

Ian Youngman from IMTJ looks at some of the predictions and forecasts for medical tourism that were made in 2008, and the harsh reality...

Cost and quality drive medical travel to Costa Rica

The number of U.S. citizens travelling to Costa Rica for dental procedures, especially dental implants, is rising. This isn’t by accident argues Manuel Williams,...

Will patients come to your medical travel destination, post COVID-19?

COVID-19 is directly or indirectly affecting every medical tourism destination. Healthcare analyst, Ian Youngman, argues that expecting the flow of medical travellers to return...

If cheap air fares are no more, what of medical travel?

Much medical tourism, particularly for lower value treatment, is built on cheap air travel between countries. Its future could depend on the future of...

We speak to Zahid Hamid on the quality of care in medical tourism

This article by Zahid Hamid of Euromedical Tours, a UK based medical travel facilitation business, looks into the stages in the health tourism process,...

Opportunities in health tourism for the “third age”

A new international study published in the Lancet this week highlights the challenge that is faced by healthcare systems worldwide and points to opportunities...

Prices and competition reduce flow to Costa Rica

According to local medical tourism association Promed the numbers of medical tourists going to Costa Rica is falling considerably due to international competition and...

Creating a patient-centric payment experience for international patients

In part 1 of the series 'Creating a patient-centric payment experience for international patients', Flywire explores the challenges facing health organizations aiming to receive...