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Wellness village being developed in Costa Rica for LOHAS consumers

A wellness village being developed in Costa Rica called The Rincon, is preparing a marketing plan that will particularly target American expatriates and retirees....

New medical tourism guides from Patients Beyond Borders

What began as a single worldwide medical tourism guide for medical tourists has become a mini-industry of country guides, and the world version has...

Bhutan’s development policy to promote medical tourism

Bhutan's latest Draft Economic Development Policy seeks to open up the entire health sector to private investment and competition, on hospitals, doctors, nurses, equipment...

Malaysia forms council to promote healthcare tourism

The Malaysian Health Ministry is setting up the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) to promote and develop the health tourism industry for the country...

Investing in a health village in Iceland

There has been increased interest in recent weeks in health related investments in the Asbru health village near Keflavik International Airport in southwest Iceland.Among...

ISO progress on patient safety

ISO is often used as a comparable accreditor or certifier to JCI or other international/ national organisations. ISO does not accredit anything directly, nor...

Medical interpreters and Muslim medical tourists

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has offered 40 travel agents and guides a lecture on Islamic culture and introduced a Halal food lunchbox and...

Limitations on Taiwanese medical tourism

Taiwan's medical tourism sector targets patients from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau with medical check ups and individual medical treatment. The check-up trade...

Pakistan medical tourism: Organ transplantation

Pakistan wants to attract medical tourists, but any attempt to do so is being weakened by revelations that illegal organ transplant tourism is alive...

Investment in healthcare and medical tourism

According to Coldwell Banker Peninsula Trading Co. there is a rapidly growing trend in Costa Rica in real estate investments in property developments planned...