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Greek Thermal Medicine Meet Explores Ways to Tap into Hot Spring Tourism

The significant potential of Greece’s thermal springs as part of a wider wellness tourism product was highlighted at the 5th Conference of Thermal Medicine in Kamena Vourla.

Important Personalities Honored for Spreading the Word on Greek Health Tourism

Personalities from Greece and abroad, who have contributed to the promotion of Greek health tourism, were honored by Ithaki Mayor Dionysis Stanitsas.

China Seeks Assisted Reproduction Knowhow from Greece

China has requested Greek know-how in assisted reproduction (AR) and reproductive medicine in efforts to boost declining birth rates after introducing the two-child policy in 2016.

Greece’s 4th Thermal Medicine Meet Urges Creation of Natural Springs Network

Ways to tap into Greece’s thermal springs for the development of health and wellness tourism were discussed during the 4th Panhellenic Congress of Thermal Medicine held in Kammena Vourla.

LA Workshop Focuses on Greek Health Tourism Potential

Greece’s potential as a leading health tourism destination was the focus of a day event, recently held at the Huffington Center in Los Angeles.

Promotion of Health and Wellness Tourism on Greece’s Agenda

The Tourism Ministry is interested in promoting health and wellness tourism in its aim to establish Greece as a 365 days a year destination.

Local Gov’t Key in Making Greece a Health Tourism Destination

Local government must play a key role in establishing Greece as a leading medical and wellness tourism destination, KEDE President George Patoulis said.

IHTC: Medical Tourism to Greece Can Bring in $2bn in Next Three Years

Revenue from medical tourism to Greece can reach $2bn in the next three years, according to International Health Tourism Center (IHTC) head George Patoulis.

‘Greek Tourism Expo 2017’ Puts Health Tourism High on Agenda

A conference focusing on health tourism will be held during the 4th Greek Tourism Expo that will take place on December 8-10 in Athens.

Ithaki Faces Isolation, No Direct Ferry Service, Lacking Health Infrastructure

The lack of a direct ferry route to Ithaki was discussed between the Ionian island’s mayor Dionysis Stanitsas and KEDE president George Patoulis.

Ithaki Health Conference Introduces Int’l Medical Tourism Center

Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis announced the creation of Greece's International Medical Tourism Center, which will be based in the Greek capital.

Health and Wellness Next on Tourism Ministry Agenda

Ways of establishing Greece as a leading health and wellness destination top the agenda of talks between the Tourism Ministry and the Athens Medical Association.

Chicago Meet Explores Greece’s Potential as Top Europe Medical Travel Destination

Greece is expected to emerge as a leading medical tourism destination in Europe, as it aims to increase the number of travelers seeking medical services by 2025.

Athens Doctors Say ‘Guardian’ Story a Blow to Greece’s Health Tourism

The Athens Medical Association (ISA) is calling on the government to immediately step up efforts to put the Greek health system in order, following a shameful report in the Guardian this week titled ‘’Patients Who Should Live are Dying: Greece's Public Health Meltdown’’.

Greek Medical Association Calls on Gov’t to Tap into Health Tourism

The Greek medical system is in dire need of reforms, which once implemented and completed will pave the way for the establishment of Greece as a leading medical tourism destination, Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis said recently.

New York Meet Explores Greece as Medical Tourism Destination

The prospects of establishing Greece into a leading medical tourism destination were discussed during a conference last week in New York, organised by the Athens Medical Association, the Central Union of Greek Municipalities and the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York.