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Fortis forecasts 10% revenue generation from medical tourism in three years

Indian hospital group, Fortis Healthcare, has been an early proponent of medical tourism. Now it expects to get 10% of its Indian revenue from...

Should tourists have to buy health insurance?

Egypt and Oman are looking to make all tourists buy health insurance, but Ecuador is reversing the rule. An increasing number of countries have or...

Minimum requirements set for medical tourist facilities

The Abu Dhabi Department of Health (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate, has established a new standard to stipulate the...

Egypt targets hepatitis C patients for medical tourism

Tour n’ Cure targets hepatitis C patients with low cost treatment, stays in five-star hotels, direct flights and leisure tours. Egyptian tourism and medical tourism...

Global insurer turns healthcare provider

Global health insurer AXA is expanding its Payer-to-Partner strategy in emerging markets, starting in Mexico and Egypt. It is creating a digital and physical...

Medical travel opportunities in the Bahamas

Medical travel is a central feature of the Bahamas' future tourism expansion strategy. Bahamas Law Chambers has successfully obtained approval from the Bahamas Investment...

Travelucion sign new deal to promote Cuban medical tourism

Travelucion have signed a new deal to promote a wide range of treatments in Cuba to North Americans. Combination of low cost treatment and...

Kazakh Government tourism plan encourages health travel sector

Recent amendments to the law on tourism in Kazakhstan seeks to encourage more inbound tourists, stimulate tourist purchasing power, and prioritises ten tourist locations...

Korea Offers Medical Tourism App

As a growing number of travellers are drawn to Korea for cosmetic surgery and medical treatment, Mediapp Korea is a new free mobile app...

Moving away from mass medical tourism

For 2021, Thailand is moving away from mass tourism. Does this mean the end to mass inbound medical travel too? The Tourism Authority of Thailand...