//Tag: medical tourism

Has the term “medical tourism expert” lost its meaning?

These days anyone in medical tourism can be labeled as an “expert”. It is a word used for self-promotion to secure business and enhance stature in an increasingly competitive global market. It has lost credibility because it is so commonplace. It no longer measures the value of the “expert’s” opinion in the marketplace. The lack [...]

2017-04-26T20:27:54+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Pramod Goel: Global Medical Tourism Facilitators

Among the most successful global medical tourism facilitators in the world, is PlacidWay, a leader in spreading information about and options for international healthcare. Pramod Goel, CEO of PlacidWay has developed a network of over 250 medical centers in more than 30 countries worldwide.   Mr. Goel became involved with medical travel because [...]

2017-04-26T20:27:54+00:00November 12th, 2015|Categories: Medical Travel Show|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Cathy Turvill: Passion Drives Success in Wellness Tourism

  Cathy Turvill is the owner of Nurture Wellness Village, a popular destination Spa in Tagaytay City, Philippines. Her desire for a place of health, wellness, and relaxation, led to the creation of Nurture Wellness Village. She calls it serendipitous that her passion turned into a successful business.   It wasn’t just passion [...]

2017-04-26T20:27:54+00:00November 12th, 2015|Categories: Medical Travel Show|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Dr. Jacob Thomas: Medical Tourism in Malaysia

  Dr. Jacob Thomas, the President of the Association of Private Hospitals in Malaysia, transitioned into the world of medical tourism naturally, due to his involvement in the healthcare industry since the early 70’s.   When an influx of people from neighboring countries began traveling to Malaysian hospitals, private hospitals decided to make [...]

2017-04-26T20:27:54+00:00November 12th, 2015|Categories: Medical Travel Show|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Patients Voice: Experiencing Dental Care in Los Algodones, Mexico

After receiving a very costly quote for dental work, Carol and Ken Purves* of British Columbia, Canada, contacted Dental Departures for assistance in finding high quality, affordable healthcare in Mexico.   Friends of the Purves that live in Arizona during the winter told them about dental care they received in Los Algodones, just [...]

2017-04-26T20:27:54+00:00November 12th, 2015|Categories: Medical Travel Show|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Laszlo Puczko: Intersection of Medical and Wellness Tourism

  Even for experts in medical and wellness tourism, like Dr. Laszlo Puczko, the distinction between the two sectors is not clear. Dr. Puczko is the managing director of Resources for Leisure Assets, a consultancy based in Budapest. He also founded the Tourism Observatory for Health, Wellness and Spa, a global intelligence resource [...]

2017-04-26T20:27:54+00:00November 12th, 2015|Categories: Medical Travel Show|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Patients Voice: Traveling US to Mexico for Dental Care

  Dental Departures patient, Ashley Oulette, combined a family vacation with an opportunity to receive high quality dental care at an affordable cost. After hearing the shocking amount that her family’s dental work would cost at a local Florida dentist, Ms. Oulette began researching other possibilities.   Ashley had heard about people traveling [...]

2017-04-26T20:27:54+00:00November 12th, 2015|Categories: Medical Travel Show|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Massimo Manzi: Medical Tourism in Costa Rica

Costa Rica, a leading dental tourism destination, has been working since 2004 to obtain this title. The Costa Rican Minister of Competitiveness, with the help of Massimo Manzi, has been exploring, studying, and strengthening the dental and medical tourism industry in Costa Rica.   In this interview, Manzi, the Executive Director of the [...]

2017-04-26T20:28:06+00:00August 24th, 2015|Categories: Medical Travel Show|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Does Customer Service Matter?

By Elizabeth Ziemba, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc.   Of course customer service matters. But why? Negative Publicity Poor customer service - unanswered emails, ignored telephone messages, and short-tempered staff - can lose business faster than a shark can clear a swimming pool. In these difficult economic times, competition is fierce for [...]

“How Late is it There?” Tips for Working Across Time Zones

By Elizabeth Ziemba, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc. It should be fun working with people from around the globe but coordinating time zones can be confusing and lead to embarrassing missteps. Here are some suggestions for using your time wisely. “What time is it where you are?” Scheduling a call between [...]

2017-04-26T20:28:07+00:00July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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