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Spa tourism: Case study of Hévíz Hungary published

The Tourism Observatory for Health Wellness and Spa has issued a case study of the Hungarian spa town of Hévíz, “Hot springs, tourism and...

Inbound medical tourism to the USA and UK

Within the "conventional" wisdom of medical tourism is an assumption that the UK and USA are prime target markets. Almost every country, organisation and...

Health travel agreement one reason for more Omani travel to Iran

According to the Financial Tribune, more tourists travel to Iran from Oman than Europe. Hormatollah Rafiei, the head of Travel Agents Guild Association, listed...

Mayo Clinic / Oxford University partnership launches in London

Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust has teamed up with Oxford University and major US healthcare provider Mayo Clinic to launch a private diagnostics clinic...

EU Directive fails to meet expectations for medical tourism

Despite increasing levels of awareness about rights to cross-border medical treatment under the EU Directive, European patients are still not travelling in large numbers...

JCI and Bupa join forces to assess hospital quality

Caroline Ratner of the IMTJ spoke to Dr Sneh Khemka, MBCHB MRCOPTH, Medical Director, of leading expatriate health insurer, BUPA International about the quality...

Thailand targets new source markets for tourism

With one of the world's strongest tourist industries, Thailand is now working to build on its international reputation, developing high-earning segments and broadening its...

India introduces new rules for medical tourism visas

India will ease the medical visa rules and go electronic. The change is part of a wider plan to increase Indian medical tourism by...

Second medical firm targets the Bahamas

A second company interested in offering health-related services from the Bahamas, boosting efforts to stimulate medical tourism, is expected to submit documentation to the...

Finland Care promotes health tourism to Russians

The number of Russians going to Finland for medical care or a wellness holiday is expected to increase substantially in the next few years....