IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2016

The very best in the medical travel sector are celebrating following the announcement of the winners in the International Medical Travel Journal Medical Travel Awards 2016 (http://awards.imtj.com). The awards celebrate innovation and excellence in the medical travel, medical tourism and health tourism industry. Unlike other awards in the sector, the IMTJ awards are judged by an independent panel of medical travel experts, chaired by IMTJ … Continue reading IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2016

Ministry focuses on health tourism

BANGKOK, 30 May 2016: Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports says health tourism could generate more revenue and attract high spend travellers to visit the country. Tourism and Sports Minister, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, said health tourism is divided into two segments namely medical and wellness tourism. Both would help to boost the country’s overall revenue. “About 7 to 8 million international visitors travel for off-shore medical … Continue reading Ministry focuses on health tourism

Medcare Hospital in exclusive partnership with LaLiga

Medcare Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, part of Aster DM Healthcare, has signed an agreement with LaLiga Middle East, a subsidiary of the Spanish Professional Football league, to be its official regional healthcare provider. In line with the partnership, which is based on the growing demand for specialised orthopaedic care, the Foot, Ankle and Hand Centres at Medcare will provide comprehensive orthopaedic services, not only for … Continue reading Medcare Hospital in exclusive partnership with LaLiga

Dubai Medical Tourism enjoys Cosmetic Boom

Local clinic sees significant rise in medical tourists visiting emirate for aesthetic procedures Dubai has the highest ratio of plastic surgeons per capita in the world — 50 doctors for every million people, according to a 2015 report by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA). Meanwhile, membership to the Emirates Plastic Surgery Society has tripled to 180 in 2016, up from 60 in 2006. This unprecedented … Continue reading Dubai Medical Tourism enjoys Cosmetic Boom

Outbound Medical Tourism is booming in Australia

“ A growing number of Australians are choosing to go overseas, especially to Asia, for medical procedures in a trend known as medical tourism.” – (Source: SBS) Life is a journey… Travel it well. However, some are not travelling for pleasures but seeking for an affordable medical treatment overseas. We are talking about the prevailing trend of Aussies seeking for quality healthcare from an outsider. … Continue reading Outbound Medical Tourism is booming in Australia