Category Archives: Tourism

The Medical Tourism $6000 Rule

Your own medical tourism and medical travel experiences are going to vary a lot depending on circumstances.  However MedRetreat, a major provider of medical tourism services, offers us their “$6000 rule” as a helpful “rule of thumb” to help decide … Continue reading

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Medical Tourism in Thailand

We’re now in Bangkok, Thailand but unfortunately won’t have time to tour what is arguably the global center of Medical Tourism, Bumrungrad Hospital right here in Bangkok.   Thailand’s a global leader in Medical Travel and Medical tourism thanks to … Continue reading

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Medical Traveling back online, hospital database coming soon

Thanks to some very high level attention at GoDaddy after a surge in traffic last week, Medical Traveling is back online and now hosted in a better fashion than before, on GoDaddy’s grid server system where traffic spikes should not … Continue reading

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Medical Tourism Blogs

As part of the excellent Thai Medical Tourism Blog Contest I’m coming across several excellent resources about the topic of Medical Tourism. Here are some of them from the entrants in the contest: Novasans Healthcare Directory and Blog – Directory … Continue reading

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Medical Travel and Tourism History

Medical Travel and Tourism appears to have strong historical roots in the expatriate communities of countries like Thailand, India, Vietnam, and other nations where local medical facilities were not considered “good enough” for wealthy folks or those from more developed … Continue reading

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Medical Travel vs Medicine for Travelers

Just in case you thought this blog was about solving problems with medical things during travel, I send you to WebMD’s excellent collection on the topic: WebMD on getting medical care while Traveling, etc.

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Medical Tourism and the Medical Traveler: MedicalTraveling.net

As a travel and tourism specialist I’ve been intrigued for some time with “Medical Tourism”. Usually this term reflects the practice of traveling to another country for medical care at lower costs than the home country, though it’s important to … Continue reading

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