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This study was designed to identify international patient-travelers' perceived advantages of staying at a medical hotel; to examine associations among perceived advantages, price perceptions, and willingness to stay by considering price perception as mediator; to investigate relative importance...

Author(s)
Han HeeSup; Hyun SungHyup [Hyun, S. H. S. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2014, 31, 3, pp 366-380
Abstract

Background: Medical tourism describes the private purchase and arrangement of medical care by patients across international borders. Increasing numbers of medical facilities in countries around the world are marketing their services to a receptive audience of international patients, a phenomenon...

Author(s)
Johnston, R.; Crooks, V. A.; Snyder, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Globalization and Health, 2012, 8, 23, pp (7 July 2012)
Abstract

The health and well-being of tourists who make river cruises in the river Douro should be a premise of the vessels that realize this type of cruises. This is an exploratory and cross-sectional study, where a questionnaire is being applied, consisting of socio-demographic characteristics, clinical...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, V.; Vaz, A.; Castro, J.; Rainho, C.; Carvalho, A.; Reis, A.; Rodrigues, T.; Raimundo, F.; Barroso, I.; Antunes, C.
Publisher
TOJSAT, Sakarya, Turkey
Citation
The Online Journal of Science and Technology (TOJSAT), 2019, 9, 4, pp 285-289
Abstract

Volcano tourism and tourism to geothermal destinations is increasingly popular. If such endeavors are to be a sustainable sector of the tourism industry, tourists must be made aware of the potential health hazards facing them in volcanic environments. With the aim of creating awareness amongst the ...

Author(s)
Heggie, T. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2009, 7, 5, pp 257-261
Abstract

The risk for tourists who are allergic to bee or wasp venom to be stung in various holiday destinations is mainly influenced by the structure of the regional bee or wasp community affected by zoogeographical and ecological factors. Information is presented for important destinations of German ...

Author(s)
Mauss, V.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Hautarzt, 2014, 65, 9, pp 770-774
Abstract

Background: Cruise ships carry a large number of people in confined spaces providing an environment for transmission of infections. The aim of this study is to estimate the incidence of and describe the spectrum of respiratory infections and gastrointestinal illness among passengers and crew of ...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Maltezou, H. C.; Papadakis, A.; Katerelos, P.; Saroglou, G.; Tsakris, A.; Tsiodras, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2016, 14, 4, pp 389-397
Abstract

The principles and aims of ecotourism are shared by a range of disciplines including health and medicine. Travel medicine's involvement in One Health and also Responsible Travel provides the background for exploring these concepts' core principle of interconnectedness and its application to ...

Author(s)
Bauer, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2017, 16, 2, pp 95-111
Abstract

Despite recording the highest growth among tourism sub-sectors [Dhesi, D. (2009, March 25). Medical tourism rises in Malaysia despite economic downturn. The Star Online. Retrieved from http://www.malaysiahealthcare.com/; Leonard, T. (2009, July 24). Medical tourists to bring in RM 540 million by...

Author(s)
Ghazali Musa; Thinaranjeney Thirumoorthi; Dharmesh Doshi
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2012, 15, 6, pp 525-543
Abstract

Background: Despite growth in the number of cruises worldwide, evidence about diarrhea experienced by cruise ship passengers remains sparse. We investigated rates of diarrhea and related factors among passengers on world cruises departing from Japan. Methods: Targeting passengers on five world ...

Author(s)
Yamakawa, M.; Sasai, M.; Kasai, Y.; Tsuda, T.; Suzuki, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, 23, pp 56-63
AbstractFull Text

The purpose - Accurately forecasting the demand for international health tourism is important to newly-emerging markets in the world. The aim of this study was presents a more suitable and accurate model for forecasting the demand for health tourism that should be more theoretically useful. Design...

Author(s)
Huang YaLing
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Management, 2012, 18, 2, pp 171-181

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