Jamaica Health Ministry Targets Medical Tourism Sector

Jamaica’s ministry of health is aiming to attract over 100,000 medical tourists to the island nation within the next ten years.

Latest Caribbean Health and Wellness Offerings

Guests at Hyatt Regency Trinidad’s chic Spa Esencia are now benefiting from spa products that use natural, food-based ingredients to boost the health and wellness of their skin.

Medical Tourism Spikes in Colombia

According to ProColombia, Colombia medical tourism industry offers attractive health services in areas such as assisted reproduction, urology, oncology and cardiology.

Cuba Eyes U.S. Market to Expand Medical Tourism

Cuba has long been known for producing quality doctors and providing excellent medical services, and as the government of President Raul Castro seeks to revive the island’s economy, it is turning to medical tourism as a revenue generator.

Spanish Health Tourism Up a Staggering 20 Percent

Health tourism is growing in Spain at a rate of 20% per year. It is estimated that the sector has brought more than 500 million euros into the country in 2015.

Medical Tourism to Be Certified in the Dominican Republic

Local university, Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), is launching the International Certified Medical Tourism Professional program.

Jamaica Is “Moving Ahead” in Health Tourism

The opening of the new Hospiten hospital in Jamaica was “largely driven by tourism interests,” according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Dr. Wykeham McNeill.

Medical Tourism Association Forges Roadmap to Caribbean

Hospital General de la Plaza de la Salud has achieved International Patient Services Certification (IPSC).

04, Oct, 16

Jamaica’s ministry of health is aiming to attract over 100,000 medical tourists to the island nation within the next ten years.

12, May, 16

Guests at Hyatt Regency Trinidad’s chic Spa Esencia are now benefiting from spa products that use natural, food-based ingredients to boost the health and wellness of their skin.

The following earth-to-spa treatments are available now to all hotel guests:

25, Apr, 16

There has been a slight increase in medical tourism in Colombia from last year. 10,423 health tourists visited the country, indicating an increase of 6.4 percent from 9,792 in 2014, according to government tourism authorities and ProColombia, a foreign investment agency.

01, Mar, 16

Football legend Diego Maradona blazed a path for Cuba to become a medical tourism destination when he traveled to the island for drug addiction treatment in 2000.

02, Feb, 16

Health tourism is growing in Spain at a rate of 20% per year, in both revenue and patient volume. It is estimated that the sector has brought more than 500 million euros into the country in 2015. Globally, the health tourism industry generates more than 75,000 million euros every year.

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