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Baltic states promote medical and wellness tourism

Although between them they have less than 8 million residents, the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are extending beyond their traditional wellness...

Malta: Gozo wants healthcare independence

After shambolic national government decisions over the last decade wrecked the healthcare and medical tourism sector, Malta’s island of Gozo wants more independence to...

Growing Bali as a health and medical tourism destination

The government of Indonesia intends to develop the Sanur region in Bali Province as a Special Economic Zone focused on health, particularly to attract...

Minister of State for Tourism claims 495k foreign patients in 2017

In a written response to the Lok Sabha, India’s lower house of Parliament, KJ Alphons has said there were 4.95 lakh (hundred thousand) medical...

Medical travel increases to Dominican Republic

The Turks and Caicos Islands state paid US$7 million for medical procedures in health centres in the Dominican Republic in 2021. From January 2022,...

Inbound medical tourism to the USA and UK

Within the "conventional" wisdom of medical tourism is an assumption that the UK and USA are prime target markets. Almost every country, organisation and...

Thailand’s BDMS profits from international healthcare demand

Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS), the largest private hospital operator in Thailand, has reported a 24% jump in core profits for the year. Growth...

UNWTO – Q1 2019 – increase in international arrivals

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first...

Pilot programme for licensing and accreditation of Qatari healthcare

The Supreme Council of Health has launched a pilot programme for the licensing and accreditation of healthcare facilities in Qatar as part of its...

COVID-19: Saudi Arabia bans travel to and from 14 countries

Saudi Arabia has suspended all travel to and from 14 countries: UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Oman, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, South Korea,...