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The Grand Resort Bad Ragaz team celebrateswinning three renowned awards The Grand Resort Bad Ragaz team is celebrating its achievement of winning three renowned awards in 2011, sharing its success with its guests through an Award Winner Special

Survey uncovers Czech cosmetic surgery trends British consumers who are considering visiting the Czech Republic for breast enlargement surgery may be reassured to know that the country's surgeons are highly experienced in the procedure.

EU law makes dental tourism easier New European Union legislation should make it easier for British consumers to avoid the difficulties with finding an NHS dentist and seek private dentistry abroad instead, it has been claimed.

Dubai government to attract medical tourists The government in Dubai is preparing the nation for an influx of medical tourists, it has been revealed.

Australia seeks to cash in on medical tourism The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) has established an industry panel to help develop the nation's health and wellness travel sector, it has been reported.

Medical tourists choosing Malaysia There has been a noticeable rise in the number of people seeking treatment abroad in Malaysia, figures from a recent survey show.

Frustrated patients travel to Bulgaria for dental treatment More and more people are travelling to Bulgaria for dental treatment, having failed to secure an NHS dentist at home, it has been claimed.

Majority of fertility patients would consider treatment abroad The majority of couples undergoing infertility treatment would consider receiving treatment abroad to avoid waiting lists and the high cost of treatment in the UK, a new survey has revealed.

Medical tourism a 'shining star' for Thai tourism industry Thailand's tourism industry benefits hugely from medical tourism, a top official has claimed.

Number of medical tourism Brits doubles in two years The state of Goa in India is becoming a major medical tourism destination, both among foreign patients and Bollywood hopefuls who want to keep their surgery a secret, reports reveal.

Macau to open medical tourism facility Macau looks set to continue to establish its reputation as a destination for treatment abroad with the opening of a new clinic and spa.

Number of medical tourism Brits doubles in two years The number of British patients seeking treatment abroad has nearly doubled over the past two years, according to reports.

Korea to attract medical tourists amid economic slowdown Korea's cosmetic surgery industry is becoming a victim of the nation's economic slowdown, with many residents deciding to delay surgery until their finances are in better shape, it has emerged.

Polish cosmetic surgeons see UK as 'main market' So many British patients are now opting to visit Poland for cosmetic surgery that surgeons now see the UK as their main market for medical tourism it has been claimed.

Indian hospital launches joint replacement technology A new joint replacement technology has been launched by the Madras Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Miot) Hospitals in India.

Medical tourism heads down under Australia can expect to see a rise in the popularity of medical tourism, according to a demography expert.

South Korea seeks medical tourism boom The South Korean government is supporting the nation's medical tourism industry in the hopes of securing the country's future as a key destination for patients seeking treatment abroad, it has emerged.

Philippines to be 'key medical tourism player' The Philippines is likely to become one of the world's leading destinations for patients seeking treatment abroad, an expert has claimed.

Cosmetic surgeon recommends Turkey for medical tourists Turkey is becoming increasingly well known as a suitable destination for medical tourism, one of the country's cosmetic surgeons has said.

Medical tourism in India 'world class', report finds A new report has concluded that India is an attractive destination for patients seeking medical treatment abroad.

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