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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Treatments on the fly: Asia a top destination for medical tourism

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... provider influenced my decision- cost was a factor but not the biggest one," says Hinds, who declined to give his real name. Medical tourism is a US$100 billion industry and growing, according to the Medical Tourism Association. Once enticed by the prospect of combining discounted health care with a holiday, medical tourists are now being lured abroad by the quality and broad range ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1574197/treatments-fly-asia-top-destination-medical-tourism
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Rooms at Disneyland’s third hotel to cost HK$2,000-3,000 per night

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 06:29pm

    ... All political party representatives at the meeting supported the loan. It will be tabled at the finance committee for approval in May. Medical sector lawmaker Leung Ka-lau asked whether ... be given, said Deputy Commissioner for Tourism Rosanna Law Shuk-pui. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434193/rooms-disneylands-third-hotel-cost-hk2000-3000-night
  3. Business - Economy

    Body of evidence

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by KAREN RAFFERTY

    ... Kevin Rafferty For all the supposed benefits of medical tourism- from savings to patients to cutting waiting lists for operations- the jury is still out on its merits Body of evidence A number of Asian countries, among them India, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, are making big bucks from the rapidly growing market for medical tourism, which may be worth US$100 billion a year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1216305/body-evidence
  4. Lifestyle - Travel - TAIWAN

    Medical cosmetic tourism in Taiwan lures high-end mainland Chinese travellers

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 09:05am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Medical tourism antidote to slump Winnie checked into a cosy Taipei clinic one recent afternoon for a full facial rejuvenation – a few ... new revenue sources, and medical cosmetic tourism is seen as one of the sources with a promising outlook,” said Lai Cheng-yi, head of the Tourism and Hotel Business Association based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel/article/1366899/medical-cosmetic-tourism-taiwan-lures-high-end-mainland-chinese
  5. Business - Economy

    Cuba looks to medical tourism as income source

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 02:03pm by AFP

    ... Rigoberto Diaz Football legend Diego Maradona blazed a path for Cuba to become a medical tourism destination when he travelled to the island for drug addiction treatment in 2000. Since ... tourism as a revenue generator. Cuba’s main source of foreign income is the sale of medical services to other countries-- legions of doctors and nurses, who are public employees, travel abroad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1293016/cuba-looks-medical-tourism-income-source
  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    The rise of medical tourism: buyer beware

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Medical tourism is booming, but patients should do their research before committing to procedures, writes Elaine Yau The global ward Hong Kong-based writer ... by market researcher Global Information of six regional hotspots for medical tourism - India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and South Korea - the industry in Asia is expected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1207810/rise-medical-tourism-buyer-beware
  7. Hainan aims to be a medical tourism hub

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Matt Ho, Zhuang Pinghui and Fiona Tam Hainan, the southernmost province looking to be the 'Hawaii of the East', has set its sights on becoming a medical tourism hub, bolstered ... tourism department, said the Hospital 301 branch was just the start in developing medical tourism. 'It may need to offer a total service that includes health improvement and elderly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/986923/hainan-aims-be-medical-tourism-hub
  8. News - Hong Kong - RIGHT OF ABODE

    Zero quota on mainland mums in hospitals 'bad for economy'

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy and Stuart Lau

    ... Patsy Moy and Stuart Lau Preventing mainland mothers from having babies here could harm medical tourism and is not a long-term fix, warns Basic Law expert City ban on mainland births wrong: lawyer Government measures to stop floods of mainland mothers visiting Hong Kong to give birth could hurt the city's medical tourism industry, a member of the Basic Law Committee has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1177267/zero-quota-mainland-mums-hk-hospitals-bad-economy
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build eco-tourism resort on Lamma, not tower blocks: conservationists

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Conservationists want green-themed proposal to replace plans to double island's population Eco-tourism resort urged instead of Lamma project Conservationists opposed to the government's development plans for Lamma are proposing that an eco-tourism theme park be built instead of a residential compound that will almost double the population ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510723/conservationists-urge-eco-tourism-resort-replace-planned-lamma
  10. Penang woos tourism investors, eyes upscale market

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 12:02pm by Reports by Elaine Deng, Krystin Chu, Stacey Johnson, Khay Inn Poh and Jessica Ryan

    ... the initiatives promote culture, cuisine, education, shopping and medical tourism. "We formulated a policy encouraging the construction of more high-end boutique hotels in the heritage area ... as a top destination for medical tourism. Offering competitive prices, it contributes 60 per cent to Malaysia's total medical tourism revenues. With seven world-class hospitals equipped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1456065/penang-woos-tourism-investors-eyes-upscale-market

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