Destinations such as Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic became the major players in the region’s medical travel business, attracting hundreds of thousands of medical tourists to the continent every year. But when the coronavirus pandemic hit, it dealt a strong blow to the burgeoning industry that might take years to recover from.
The coronavirus has upended every aspect of life and heightened mental health concerns for most people. Given this, many people now desire to take wellness trips to renew their mental, spiritual, and physical wellbeing when the crisis is over.
As travel restrictions begin to lift; however, patients will begin to seek medical and dental care at destinations and organizations where they feel safe.
Tech companies have developed a wide range of applications and use cases of the technology in combating the numerous challenges caused by the pandemic.
As the coronavirus pandemic led to widespread economic closures, movement restrictions, travel bans, and changing consumer behaviors, the travel vaccine industry has also had its share of the global downturn.
The medical tourism industry has been the hardest-hit by the global economic slump caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Stakeholders are now uncertain of what lies ahead.
At the start of 2020, Medical Data Forecast released a report that predicted massive growth of medical tourism in Europe, however, the coronavirus pandemic has upended this trajectory this trajectory
Although the COVID-19 pandemic stretched healthcare beyond its limits and has significantly shrunken revenue for healthcare institutions, it has stirred new patient care models and approaches that improve healthcare delivery while keeping providers and patients safe
Medical Tourism Association (MTA) partners with Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) as South Korea extends high complexity medical services to international patients at a pivotal COVID-19 transition point.
To accelerate the digital transformation of healthcare in the UAE, key players have built a blockchain-powered portal that concentrates all health data in one secure system accessible by authorized members of the chain
The Trump administration is imposing a new visa policy restricting foreign nationals from giving birth in the US so their children can become American citizens, a practice that has been termed “birth tourism”. This new rule, which takes effect on Friday January 24, is one of President Donald Trump’s prime political concerns.
By leveraging the core drivers of health travel, especially affordability and first-rate dental care, Vietnam hopes to achieve its vision of being the dental tourism hub of the world.