April 27, 2017

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A New Era in Medical Travel Begins in Puerto Rico and Costa Rica

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The International Medical Tourism Center (IMTC) is now offering its services on the Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico as part of its expansion from Costa Rica. IMTC (www.medtourismcenter.com) is the evolution of the company formerly known as Medical Tours Costa Rica, which has offered medical and dental travel services in that Central American nation for […]

State hospitals’ income from medical tourism up 220% since 2010

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According to Israel’s Health Ministry, revenues from medical tourism in state hospitals were NIS 54 million in 2009. But by 2011, they were 2.2 times higher, at NIS 119 million. haaretz.com — Medical tourism to Israel is already growing by leaps and bounds, even before the expected upsurge in tourism that this week’s approval of […]

AWC in Bahamas to Discuss $200 Million Medical Tourism Center

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thebahamasweekly.com – Executives from the global healthcare venture American World Clinics (AWC) are in the Bahamas this week to discuss the establishment of the country’s biggest medical tourism site — a $200 million-plus venture to create over 200 jobs post construction.To continue reading click here.

Nueterra Global Alliance Partners with Star Healthcare Network

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      Nueterra Global Alliance is proud to announce its formal service partnership with Star Healthcare Network, Inc. “Star Healthcare Network is an integral part of our workflow,” shared David Miller, president of Nueterra Global Alliance. “They coordinate all the information with patients, health systems and case managers, helping us provide a continuum of […]

Tourism Observatory for Health, Wellness and Spa Website Goes Live

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Health is one of the most important motivations for domestic and international travelers, alike. There are many organizations and companies dealing some aspect of the traveling for health spectrum, e.g. spa, wellness or medical. We do not know any other, however, that would attempt to have a full and global focus. That is why we created The Tourism […]

Medical Tourism in Argentina on the Rise

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tourism-review.com — The economy of Argentina has recovered, as is quite evident in its increase of spending power. According to a Timetric report, tourism volumes will be growing at a CAGR of nearly 4.19 percent over four years beginning from 2013. All this is the result of government efforts and the rich cultural heritage of […]

PlacidWay Joins Qatar-Based Dolphin Travels in Promoting Medical Tourism

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PlacidWay, an international medical resource and provider, has recently joined forces with Dolphin Travels, a boutique travel agency based in Qatar, to promote medical and health tourism by offering customized travel solutions that include medical and wellness treatment packages for centers around the world. “We are happy to join efforts with Dolphin Travels in providing […]

Employee Benefits News: Obama Pulls Back Health Law Promise as Exchange Costs Double

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By Bloomberg News ServiceThe $1.3 trillion U.S. health-care system overhaul is getting more expensive and will initially accomplish less than intended. Costs for a network of health-insurance exchanges, a core part of the Affordable Care Act, have swelled to $4.4 billion for fiscal 2012 and 2013 combined, and will reach $5.7 billion in 2014, according […]

Medaway Health Expands Medical Tourism Market with Global Spa Planet Beach

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The leader in medical tourism, Medaway Health announces new business partnership with leading global spa franchise Planet Beach to promote medical, cosmetic and dental surgery holidays to existing clientele. Medaway Health and Planet Beach – Western Canada (PBWC) have signed a joint venture to promote each other’s services to clients in the Canadian market. This joint collaboration will […]

Medical Concierge Services to Assist Nigerians and Africans Seeking Care in the US

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To support Nigerians and Africans seeking medical help in the US, there is something called Medical Concerige Services (MCS), says Adeola Akinremi, CEO of Washington, D.C.-based MCS. “We feel pained that people come here and get stranded,” says Adeleke. “It is not useful to travel miles and get to the US only to become stranded […]

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