Health Tourism leaves an economic impact of 5 billion USD in Mexico during 2017

Every year, millions of tourists travel abroad to find health services that adjust to their particular needs, which has turned Health Tourism into one of the industries with the most economic profitability across the world. According to a study by Dinámica del Turismo de Salud Internacional (International Health Tourism Dynamics), this sector reported More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Mexico Leads the Hemisphere’s Medical Tourism

This article from explains how medical tourism has grown to be big business in Mexico… Last year, more than one million foreign patients traveled to the country for medical procedures ranging More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 5th, 2018

‘Wellness tourism’ is fastest-growing travel sector: Lonely Planet

Patients Beyond Borders, the US-based international medical travel publishers, say the world’s top destinations are (in alphabetical order): Costa Rica, India, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Yucatan College of Plastic Surgeons warns about sham practitioners

In the last two years aesthetic procedures have increased substantially in Yucatan, however, 8 out of 10 operations reportedly are made under irregular rules. If you are considering a procedure, TYT encourages you More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017

NAFTA is behind Mexico’s obesity problem: NY Times

A new report claims the obesity problem in Mexico that has led to many of its people becoming overweight, thanks to poor diets, has roots in free trade. The New York Times published a detailed story on Monday that More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Tijuana Mega Medical Tourism Project Receives Awards and Generates Buzz

TIJUANA – Last November, the award ceremony of “The Globals Awards” was held in London, where a medical project of the city of Tijuana was recognized with one of the top awards, the prize in the “The More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Hotel occupancy in Merida reinforced by Medical Tourism

The recent increase of foreign travelers that seek a high-quality medical procedure with a lower cost, best known as medical tourists, has reinforced the construction of executive hotels in Merida… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Rise in geriatric population to fuel the surge of global medical tourism

Medical tourism can be explained as the place where individuals who live in one nation go to another nation to get surgical, dental, or other medical care in order to seek equivalent or more prominent care than More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017

World Happiness Fest coming to San Miguel de Allende

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Guanajuato — Today San Miguel de Allende announced the World Happiness Fest which will be held March 16-18, 2018 in San Miguel. After the success of the 2017 summit in Miami, USA, Luis More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017

Civil Protection urges accident prevention during December holidays

The state authorities seek to promote safe behaviors and avoid risks for citizens during the Christmas season… MERIDA – Before the arrival of the December festivities, the State Civil Protection Unit (Procivy) More...