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Medical Tourism and its Entrepreneurial Opportunities - a conceptual framework for entry into the industry


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Title: Medical Tourism and its Entrepreneurial Opportunities - a conceptual framework for entry into the industry
Authors: Caballero-Danell, Sara
Mugomba, Chipo
Issue Date: 19-Jul-2007
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Master Thesis
2006:91
Abstract: 9am: Kneecap replacement, 2pm onwards: Recovery on Phuket Island, Thailand. Surgery and leisure, a dream? Not any more. Medical tourism is where “tourists” primarily seek medical treatment abroad and afterwards the more conventional form or tourism experience related to leisure and relaxation in tourist places. The combination of surgery and tourism seems to be a promising relatively new type of non-exclusive niche tourism. Factors contributing to this phenomenon include long waiting lists... more
Description: Tourism and Hospitality Management
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/4671
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