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New hospital to target medical tourists

Azad Moopen, the Dubai-based billionaire who runs Aster DM Healthcare, has returned to his native state of Kerala to launch the company’s flagship hospital...

Creating a patient-centric payment experience

Alex Zinn from Flywire identifies three effective changes that can be made right now, that will significantly improve the payment experience for medical travellers. Two...

Positive shift, but trips to Europe stay low

According to the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer from the European Travel Commission, there could be a positive shift in people’s attitudes to overseas travel...

Cosmetic surgery tourism in Korea

An increasing number of Chinese and Japanese women head to Korea for beauty treatments and cosmetic surgery, encouraged by a vogue for Korean actresses...

Is tele-surgery a threat to medical tourism?

Ian Youngman reviews the development of telemedicine and tele-surgery and its potential impact on medical tourism flows.Online shopping for clothes and other goods is...

ITB Berlin keeps medical travel niche

Despite war in Europe, there is a growing sense of optimism as borders open and people want to travel, according to medical and health...

US$2,800 average spend per international patient

The Vice President of the Ukrainian Association of Medical Tourism (UAMT), Ihor Torsky, has been quoted in an article in Interfax-Ukraine saying that the...

Comparative costs of dental treatment in Europe

According to a recent study of the comparative cost of dental treatment in nine countries, the most expensive country for dental care is England....

High reliance on Russian patients remains

At the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2019, Total Croatia News (TCN) journalist Paul Bradbury interviewed Inna Bergman CEO and founder of RTMC Medical, a...

Nigeria seeks West-African patients

The Evercare Hospital Lekki in Lagos is seeking to be a preferred treatment destination for citizens of Nigeria and for inbound medical tourism across...