(Travel Gazette) The huge prospects that medical tourism has to offer the global tourism industry will be highlighted at ITB Berlin next month.
As costs of surgery and dental treatments in many countries continue to rise, more people are travelling abroad for medical treatment making it a rapidly growing multi-billion pound global industry.
Exhibitors at the Berlin event will include:
Visit Berlin – Berlin Health Excellence
Mecklenburg – Vorpommern
Kvarner Health Croatia
Intern. Medical Group, Dominican Republic
HTI Conference Zagreb, Croatia
Dünyagöz Eye Hospital Istanbul, Turkey
Esnaf Hospital, Turkey
Toscana Promozione Turistica
ITB Berlin 2018 will be taking place from Wednesday, 7 to Sunday, 11 March, and from Wednesday to Friday will be open to trade visitors only.
In 2017 a total of 10,000 companies and organizations from 184 countries exhibited their products and services to around 169,000 visitors, who included 109,000 trade visitors.