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Russia: tourists to Europe dropped by 90% in 2022

The flow of Russian tourists to Europe in 2022 decreased by 80–90% due to logistical difficulties, bans, and travel costs three to four times...

50% rise in medical travel to Mashhad, Iran

According to Dr Davood Khoshshekan, Head of the Medical Tourism department at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad’s medical tourism revenues were 2.5 trillion...

India’s Fortis targets growth in international patients

Dr Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, CEO of Fortis Healthcare, expects income from medical travellers to grow to between 12-15% of their total revenue by the end...

Medical travel rebounds to Penang, Malaysia

Mr Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister of Penang, Malaysia has recently stated that, with international borders reopening, revenue for medical tourism to Penang increased...

Thailand: Phuket’s profile boost as medical travel destination

Phuket's future as a global medical tourism destination will be enhanced by  the island being the host destination for the Specialised Expo 2027/28. The Specialised...

Belarus health resorts bounce back

According to the National Centre for Recuperation and Health Resort Treatment, Belarusian health resorts and medical spas have had a good 2022. The resorts...

Kenya and South Africa hospitals accredited

Health facilities in Kenya and South Africa have been accredited by The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA), signifying that patients...

Patient safety accreditor to launch online directory

In the coming months, global healthcare accreditor, QUAD A, will launch an online directory of accredited QUAD A facilities allowing the public and referring...

Lithuania: largest rehab centres bought

INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund, a private equity investment fund in the Baltic region, has bought medical treatment centres in Birštonas, Nemunas as well...

China: Macau gaming operators must promote health tourism

The Government of China wants to see gaming concessionaires in Macau develop ‘big health’ related projects and health tourism resorts. Macau’s large-scale resorts will...