‘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, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United States… Unsurprisingly, in our stressed world, wellness tourism is, says Lonely Planet, the industry’s More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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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
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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 Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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Merida, Medical Capital of Southeast Mexico

The city has a great infrastructure of hospitals and health services to provide a highly diversified range of specialties and the highest quality of medical treatments… MERIDA – Merida’s health-care service More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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1.4 million Americans traveled abroad for medical care in 2016: survey

According to Patients Beyond Borders, an estimated 1.4 million Americans traveled abroad in 2016 for medical care, and the market has been growing at 15-25 percent a year. The association estimates the size of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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‘Boom’ in medical tourism looms due to Trump policies

The U.S. Congressional Budget Office estimates that 15 million Americans will fall off the health insurance rolls next year. That number will rise to 22 million over 10 years, and insurance costs will skyrocket More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Seeking affordable care, Baby Boomers are becoming ‘medical tourists’

The Baby Boom generation—the dominant market demographic in the U.S. since the 1950s—is now reaching the time of life when people inevitably need more and more healthcare. The Affordable Care Act set some limits More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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The Clínica de Mérida opens branch facility in Las Américas

MERIDA — With an extended service of medical attention, minor emergencies, clinical laboratory and ultrasound, Clinica Merida inaugurated its sixth branch in Plaza Akropolis of the colony Las Americas, as More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Yucatan a leader in video-medicine

In 2016, through this project, 15,589 patients were attended; the state is ranked first at the national level…. MERIDA — Ten years after its implementation, medical video-consultation in Yucatan has More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Tourist medical services offered in Progreso

Port medical center provides attention 24-7…. PROGRESO — The Health Center with Expanded Services of Progreso (Cessa) works seven days a week with a service 24 hours a day, for the benefit of residents More...