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Penang generates nearly half Malaysia’s medical tourism income

According to Channelnewsasia Penang is the top medical tourism destination in Malaysia. It says the northern state generates 40-50% of the country's medical tourism...

What can India do to boost medical tourism post-COVID?

India’s medical tourism sector is seeking to re-open for critical cases and transplants. But the country needs a new, long term strategy to see...

Expanding fertility tourism to Ukraine

Fertility specialist Adonis Medical Group sees potential in growing medical tourism to Ukraine. Adonis Medical Group specialises in pregnancy and fertility treatment.  It also offers...

275 destinations awarded Safe Travels Stamp

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), has now awarded 275 locations worldwide the Safe Travels Stamp.  The stamp helps travellers identify destinations and...

UNWTO: Tourism 83% down Q1 2021

International tourist arrivals were down 83% in the first quarter of 2021 as widespread travel restrictions remained in place.  However, the UNWTO Confidence Index...

Cayman five-phase tourism return

The Cayman Islands plan to reopen fully in January 2022 with a five-phase plan. There are no exclusions from the rules for medical travellers...

Revenue loss for key US medical travel state

The absence of international patients in 2020 due to the pandemic led to a loss of US$294 million for Houston, Texas, a leading medical...

New research: Travelling abroad for cancer treatment

The incidence of cancer is on the rise globally and under particular circumstances, patients are willing to travel abroad for healthcare treatments. We know...

WTCF predicts 9.5 billion global tourists in 2021

A report on world tourism trends by the World Tourism Cities Federation predicts that, in 2021, there will be 9.5 billion global tourists; with...

Recovery of South Korea medical tourism after MERS

Medical tourists are arriving in Korea again after the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome scare ended. The UAE government halted medical tourism to Korea on June 10 due...