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With the all-round development of social economy, tourism, far beyond traditional service industry, is upgrading and shifting towards the strategic maintains industry and modern service industry. For the goal of pursuing good health, medical tourism has become the new trend in the tourism...

Author(s)
Liu JianGuo; Zhang YongJing
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2016, 31, 6, pp 113-126
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Due to the geographical proximity and popularity of Korean dramas in Mongolia, Mongolian trip to Korea is growing rapidly, especially in medical tourism such as plastic surgery, skin care, and general health care. Therefore, it is important to find what drives Mongolian consumers to choose Korea as ...

Author(s)
Zorigsaikhan, U.; Choi Woojoo; Jung SangUk
Publisher
Conscientia Beam, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Journal of Tourism Management Research, 2019, 6, 1, pp 19-28
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Background: Medical tourism, which involves cross-border travel to access private, non-emergency medical interventions, is growing in many Latin American Caribbean countries. The commodification and export of private health services is often promoted due to perceived economic benefits. Research...

Author(s)
Crooks, V. A.; Labonté, R.; Ceron, A.; Johnston, R.; Snyder, J.; Snyder, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Human Resources for Health, 2019, 17, 53, pp (12 July 2019)
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Community leaders and tourism authorities in Las Vegas have suggested the promotion and development of medical tourism to improve the economy and quality of life for residents. The present study uses social exchange theory with spillover theory as the conceptual framework to examine factors of...

Author(s)
Suess, C.; Baloglu, S.; Busser, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 69, pp 232-245
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Globalization has transformed medical tourism into a booming revenue generating industry in many Southeast Asian (SEA) countries. One of the sub-sectors of tourism that contributed significantly towards their economic development was medical tourism. Medical tourism has attracted medical tourists...

Author(s)
Chandran, S. D.; Fadilah Puteh; Azizan Zianuddin; Nur Alia Azmi; Wong WaiKhuen
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2018, 10, 1, pp 15-26
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In recent years, many countries have been actively promoting medical tourism to stimulate economic growth. However, the expansion of medical tourism has potentially detrimental effects for the welfare of host countries. In particular, a decline in workers' productivity could arise as a result of a...

Author(s)
Beladi, H.; Chao ChiChur; Ee MongShan; Hollas, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 1, pp 121-135
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This book takes a systems approach to examining the growing field of medical tourism, one of the field's hottest niches, with billions of dollars spent each year. It looks at medical tourism in depth from a medical and hospitality operational management perspective. Growing numbers of people are...

Author(s)
DeMicco, F. J.
Publisher
CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA
Citation
Medical tourism and wellness: hospitality bridging healthcare (H2H), 2017, pp 440 pp.
Abstract

This paper explores the developments of domestic medical tourism for Australia's Sunshine Coast. Most studies have characterised medical tourism to be an outbound phenomenon, where affluent tourists select mostly developing destinations for elective surgeries due to cost, quality or faster access...

Author(s)
Tham, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2018, 25, pp 29-40
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Background: There is a growing global demand for medical tourism while more people are moving across borders in Asia, offering new opportunities to the high-value medical tourism market. The purpose of this study was to provide grounds for promoting the International Meditour Coordinator (IMC),...

Author(s)
Seo ByungRo; Park SamHun
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2018, 47, 8, pp 1077-1083
Abstract

Background: Regulation of the medical tourism and public health sectors overlap in many instances, raising questions of how patient safety, economic growth, and health equity can be protected. The case of Guatemala is used to explore how the regulatory challenges posed by medical tourism should be...

Author(s)
Labonté, R.; Crooks, V. A.; Valdés, A. C.; Runnels, V.; Snyder, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Journal for Equity in Health, 2018, 17, 150, pp (20 September 2018)

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