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Contemporary medical care problems have generated a growing demand for medical services by foreign patients. Within the framework of grounded theory, through 69 in-depth interviews conducted from 2013 to 2015, this exploratory research aimed to understand the reality of medical tourism in a border...

Author(s)
Martínez Almanza, M. T.; Morales Muñoz, S. A.; Zizaldra Hernández, I.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
TURyDES: Revista Turismo y Desarrollo Local, 2016, 9, 21, pp unpaginated
AbstractFull Text

This article presents a general view about the facts allowing medical tourism to develop. The article is presented in a logical format including epistemological aspects as well as a robust and critical focus allowing the reader to assimilate the complexity of the topic in a measured and technical...

Author(s)
Martínez Chaves, D.
Publisher
Universidad Externado de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Turismo y Sociedad, 2016, 19, pp 137-161
Abstract

This topic proposes a medicinal tourism scenario which represents an initiative for the collective benefit of the Saraguros. Similarly, it aims to revitalize the ancestral culture of one of the few indigenous peoples that still exist in Ecuador. The present research has the objective to identify...

Author(s)
Cartuche Paqui, D. V.; Bastidas Andrade, M. I.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
TURyDES: Revista Turismo y Desarrollo Local, 2017, 10, 23, pp unpaginated
Abstract

This special issue consists of eight articles, three essays and a viewpoint paper dealing with tourism, with most work focusing on Mexico. Topics covered include: competitiveness indicators as a tool for destination management; succession in family restaurant businesses; forensic audit management...

Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2016, 6, Numero Especial, pp 1-169
Abstract

The present work is an exploration of the kind of human capital (CH) of the professionals of health with regard to training and development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes in providing medical services to patient-tourist Vicente in the town of Vicente Guerrero, commonly known as Los Algodones...

Author(s)
Zermeño-Flores, S. G.; Bribiescas-Silva, F. A.
Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2016, 6, Numero Especial, pp 48-63
Abstract

Wellness tourism is a segment which is part of health tourism with distinguishing features of tourism in the medical-sanitary segment. Wellness tourism is analyzed from a theoretical approach on health economics and tourism economics that allows to understand in a more academic and scientific way...

Author(s)
Puente Pacheco, M. A. de la
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
TURyDES: Revista Turismo y Desarrollo local, 2015, 8, 19, pp unpaginated

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