Travel And Tourism

MVTCI to propel India’s medical value travel

New Delhi, Nov 15: Post-pandemic, India’s  Medical Value Travel Council of India (MVTCI), co-chaired by the Union Health and Tourism Ministries, is actively stepping in… Read more..

Thailand takes to Cannabis to boost wellness tourism

BANGKOK, Nov 12: Thailand’s “Health for Wealth” plan for economic recovery is taking off under the twin engines of its herbal products and medical tourism… Read more..

Germany sees decline in medical tourism

New Delhi, Nov 2: Medical tourism, which has been on the rise in Germany, along with the United States, Turkey, Thailand and South Korea, has… Read more..

Arab share in medical value travel 30%, feels ATO

New Delhi, Oct 15: The Arab Tourism Organisation (ATO) has reportedly claimed recently that Arabs are responsible for around 30% of the value of all medical tourism… Read more..

India doctors, nurses to push medical value travel

New Delhi, Sept 29: India is poised to account for 6% of the global medical value tourism (MVT) market by next year leaping from close… Read more..

Egypt targets medical value tourism from Gulf, Africa

New Delhi, Sept 25: Chairman of the General Authority for Healthcare, Egypt, Ahmed al-Sobky has said that the entity works on creating a strong consortium… Read more..

Rs 50k crore stimulus for hospitality sector

New Delhi; August 18: The Union Cabinet has approved an Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) worth Rs 50,000 crore for the hospitality, travel and… Read more..

Turkey turns major player in health tourism

New Delhi, July 23: Turkey’s booming medical value tourism industry has catered to 640,000 overseas people, 400,000 of them Europeans, offering a wide range of… Read more..

Thailand in bid to boost medical value travel

Post the major pandemic scare, Thailand is reviving its medical value tourism sector by easing restrictions that were imposed during the intense Covid-19 period across… Read more..

NHA devising portal for medical tourism

India’s National Health Authority (NHA) is in the process of setting up a dedicated portal to connect foreign patients with reputed Indian hospitals so that… Read more..

Fast recovery of tourism industry on the cards: IPK survey

The chances for a rapid recovery of the international tourism industry are high as a global survey found the outbound travel, picking up this year… Read more..

Global tourism suffers its worst year on record

Widespread travel restrictions and an unprecedented fall in demand saw international tourism arrivals drop by 74 per cent in 2020, the worst ever in recorded… Read more..