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Pent up demand – a medical tourism opportunity?

The pandemic clearly had a major impact on health services across the globe, diverting resources to treating COVID-19 patients and creating long term challenges...

State sponsored medical travel… Boom or bust?

International patients funded by governments are much fewer than for other self-funded medical travel niches, but the revenue generated from their treatment is much,...

What hit the medical travel headlines in 2021?

As we approach the year end, let’s take a look at what hit the headlines in 2021 in medical travel. Or, specifically, which IMTJ...

The changing landscape of medical travel

Despite the impact of the pandemic on medical travel and tourism in general, it seems that the enthusiasm for announcing a new medical tourism...

Medical travel agencies and facilitators – survival of the fittest?

The advent of the pandemic and its impact on travel has hit businesses involved in travel and tourism more than any other sector. In...

The shift from price to safety, confidence and trust in medical tourism

For many years and for many destinations, “low prices” has been the clarion call of destinations and providers seeking medical tourists. But will COVID-19...

Why fertility travel will be one of the winners post-Covid

Within the world of medical tourism, fertility travel – travel for IVF treatment – is a market niche that receives too little attention. When...

Long Covid – an opportunity for medical travel?

With “Long Covid” affecting many who recover from the virus, how will health systems cope with the demand for treatment? Could medical travel destinations...

The new skills needed for international patient management

With the complexity and confusion surrounding travel restrictions, quarantine requirements, and vaccination certificates and passports, is now the time to appoint a “COVID-19 guru”...

Is your business ready for a medical travel recovery?

Sometime in the not too distant future, we may see things get back to a “near normal” and medical travel may even see some...