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Tourism Board’s Role in Medical Tourism & Health and Wellness Promotion, A MTA Webinar

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This webinar was live on July 13, 2011 and was recorded to educate interested parties on this topic. This webinar focuses on the important role tourism board’s play in promoting medical tourism and ...

This webinar was live on July 13, 2011 and was recorded to educate interested parties on this topic. This webinar focuses on the important role tourism board’s play in promoting medical tourism and health and wellness to the destination. Many consumers develop a perception of a country based on the image the tourism board has created. This session examines how several tourism boards have promoted their country and established a brand. Lisbeth Stein, Membership Coordinator for the MTA presented in this webinar.

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    • Medical Tourism Association™
      The Tourism Board’s Role in
      Medical Tourism and
      Health & Wellness Promotion
       
       
      www.MedicalTourismAssociation.com
      www.MedicalTourismMag.com
      ©Medical Tourism Magazine / Medical Tourism Association ™ Reproduction without permission of MTA or MTM is strictly prohibited.
    • Medical Tourism Association
      ©Medical Tourism Magazine / Medical Tourism Association ™ Reproduction without permission of MTA or MTM is strictly prohibited.
    • MTA Platforms & Activities
      MTA Membership
      MTA Congress
      Medical Tourism Magazine
      Health Tourism Magazine
      Webinars
      Familiarization Trips
      Quality of Care Projects
      Certification Programs
      Promotional Programs
      Research and Survey
      Consultancy Programs
      Medical Tourism Magazine / Medical Tourism Association ™ Reproduction without permission of MTA or MTM is strictly prohibited.
    • About the Medical Tourism Association
      Only Non Profit Association in Medical Tourism Industry
      Offices and Representatives in over 10 countries
      Working in over 90 countries
      Approximately 300 members across the globe
      Over 120,000 Global Readers of our Publications
      ©Medical Tourism Magazine / Medical Tourism Association ™ Reproduction without permission of MTA or MTM is strictly prohibited
    • Medical Tourism Magazine Through the Years
      ©Medical Tourism Magazine / Medical Tourism Association ™ Reproduction without permission of MTA or MTM is strictly prohibited.
    • Medical Tourism Destination Guides
      The destination guides are an exclusive focus on a destination, country or city with detailed information about the quality of healthcare in the destination and the healthcare infrastructure found in that region. The guide will include information on hospitals, clinics, medical spas, wellness centers, hotels and tour operators for patients. It will also feature tourism information for patients with full color photos. This will help you pursue your expectations for a particular medical tourist destination.
    • Medical Tourism Definition
      People traveling from one country to another for medical treatment based upon the perceived personal value.
    • Medical Tourism Drivers & Factors
      Global Establishment of Quality Standards
      Increased Global Access, Affordable Transport
      Increased Demand for Cosmetic and Dental Procedures
      Increased Demand for Medical & Surgical Procedures
      Acceptance by Employers & Health Plans
      Globalization of Workforces
    • What Services do they seek?
    • 29% Americans will travel for Medical Tourism
      Gallup Poll May, 2009
      5050 Americans Polled
      Up to 29% of Americans would consider traveling abroad for medical procedures such as heart bypass surgery, hip or knee replacement, plastic surgery, cancer diagnosis and treatment.
    • 62% of Canadians will travel for Medical Tourism
      Deloitte 2009 Poll
      Canadians Polled
      Up 59% of Canadians would travel outside of Canada for an elective surgery if it was paid for, 62% would travel outside of Canada if it was paid for and necessary.
    • Role of Facilitator/Travel Agent
    • Role of Hotels
    • Why Tourism Boards Can Play an Important role in the growth of Medical Tourism
      Destination Medical Tourism Opportunity
    • Don’t Wait – It can take years to build a brand
      Marketing, Marketing, Marketing
      You have to get aggressive to start promoting and branding your tourism board
      Cannot wait until you have all the “pieces” of the puzzle fitting together perfectly.
    • Value of Medical Tourism/Health and Wellness for Destination
      Costa Rica found that Medical Tourists Spend 5 X the amount of normal tourists in the local economy.
      Almost 85% Medical Tourists travel with a Companion and both will stay on average 2 -3 weeks
      Both will spend a lot but the Companion of the Medical Tourist will be spending even more.
      Thailand Reports Medical Tourists and Companions spend 20% more per Head than normal tourists
    • 4th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress 2011
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Why Chicago?
      Central location of many of the largest employers in the USA and globally
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • 2011 Congress Speakers
      Multinational companies participating: Mary Kay Inc., American Apparel, among others…
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Why Exhibit?
      Up to 140 Exhibitors & Sponsors
      Representatives from over 87 countries
      Hundreds of Insurance Companies,
      Insurance Providers and Medical Tourism Facilitators looking to send patients overseas
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Exhibitor Testimonials
      “Within 90 minutes of the congress opening on Monday morning, we had paid for the trip in confirmed bookings. It really is the premier gathering in the medical tourism industry to do business.“
      Rob Passmore, CEO SurgeryOverseas.com.UK
      “For us this is the “main event” in Medical Tourism and the take away this year exceeded even our expectations!”
      Brad Cook, International Department, Hospital ClinicaBiblica. Costa Rica
      “The World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress was a great opportunity to network with a diversified group of government officials, ministers of health, and key decision making individuals representing the top organizations involved in this sector.”Martin Arias, Baptist Health South Florida
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Productive Networking Opportunities
      Network with up to 1,500 attendees!
      Buyers of Healthcare
      Top International Hospitals
      Specialty Clinics
      Medical Tourism Facilitators
      Insurance Companies
      Insurance Providers
      Up to 10,000 One-on-One Prescheduled networking meetings
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Attendees & Delegates
      1,500 attendees from over 87 countries
      100 expert speakers
      10,000 one-on-one networking meetings
      Networking lunches
      Networking cocktail receptions
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Buyers of Healthcare-VIP Program
      Insurance companies, governments, employers and insurance agents may be eligible to get:
      • Free registrations
      • Discount registrations
      • Hotel room nights and flights
      Don’t miss this opportunity!
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Buyers of Healthcare Testimonials
      “I have attended many health care conferences across Middle East, Asia pacific and North America in 2010. I found the Annual World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress the best and really impressed by the way the entire conference was organized.  The networking software and sessions were really helpful to meet the policy makers and other senior professionals from across the globe. I will definitely be attending the 2011 Conference in Chicago.”
      Jai Verma, Regional Director-Cross Border Solutions- Middle East ,Africa & India, UnitedHealth International
      "You can't appreciate the length and breadth of the Medical Tourism Industry until you get all those folks in a room and listen to their shared experiences.  The World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress was the perfect forum for bringing together stakeholders from all over the world to help find common ground on shared health resources.  It is an absolute must for any medical provider looking for global reach for their services."
      Michael Bertaut, Senior Healthcare Intelligence Analyst, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Buyers of Healthcare Testimonials
      "Our business sends European patients to have surgery abroad. At the World Medical Tourism Congress I established contact with both hospital groups and key officials from almost every potential medical tourism destination in the world. Through these contacts we can now expand our network of destination hospitals in a scale that otherwise would have been impossible.“
      Patrick Blasone, MylooksDanmarkSMBA
      "The World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress's VIP Program allowed me the opportunity to explore many new programs to help my clients cut benefit costs and offer their employees more choices in getting the best healthcare possible. Without the VIP Program, I would have missed this valuable opportunity. I made many, many great contacts and learned so much. I can't wait to come back next year!“
      Stephanie R. Manley, RHU, CPIW, Senior Associate, Mercer
      "As an Insurance Broker, it was helpful to connect with employers and facilitators and learn new ways to incorporate Medical Travel in employer sponsored health plans."TinoVersoza, VP Employee Benefits Division, Heffernan Insurance Brokers
      "The conference offered a splendid opportunity to interact with a diverse group of participants and hear the latest thinking on medical travel and global networks."Lorna Friedman, Senior Medical Officer Strategy and Emerging Markets, CIGNA
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • NEW NETWORKING SOFTWARE
      • Rated the best benefit of attending the conference
      • Request dozens of private one-on-one networking meetings while at the conference.
      • Network with health insurance companies, employers, medical tourism facilitators, governments, top hospitals and healthcare providers from around the world.
      ATTENDEE DIRECTORY WITH PHOTOS & BIOS
      • Search for attendees through profiles, bios & photos
      • Include In-depth profiles
      • Add your interests
      • Add “tags” so people can find you more easily
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Link up your Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook
      Find out who will be at the conference
      Add your Twitter feed to your profile
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Email Notifications for New / Cancelled Meetings
      • You will receive an email when someone cancels
      or requests a new meeting
      • You won’t miss any business opportunities
      Mobile networking on your iPhone / Blackberry / Android
      • Calendar, attendee profiles and more on the go!
      • All the information you need without a computer
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Personalized Conference Calendar
      • Pre-schedule networking meetings
      • Plan & print your agenda before arriving
      to the conference
      • See who is attending each session and
      start discussions with other attendees
      NO Shutdown Period!
      • The networking software will stay open
      during the conference!
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • 4
      INTEGRATED CONFERENCES
      • Global Benefits Conference
      • Healthcare Development & Sustainable
      Healthcare Conference
      • Global Healthcare Investment Conference
      • Health & Wellness Conference
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Global Benefits Conference
      THEME: “Streamlining Benefits and Processes for Multinational Employers and Insurance companies”.
      TARGET: Highest level executive attendees involved in this industry.
      WHO WILL BE THERE:
      • International Insurance Companies
      • Multinational Employers
      • International Insurance Agents and Consultants
      • Air Ambulance Companies
      • And other International Insurance attendees and providers
      VISIT: http://globalbenefitsconference.com  
    • Healthcare Development & Sustainable Healthcare Conference
      Sustainable Healthcare (Green Healthcare), Healthcare Development and Hospital Development  is one of the fastest growing industries in the world
      THEME: Groundbreaking Approaches to Healthcare Design, Management and Sustainability. 
      FOCUS: International healthcare and hospital development with case studies from different parts of the world.
      VISIT: http://www.healthcaredevelopmentconference.com/
    • Global Healthcare Investment Conference
      Network with investors as they learn about international investment opportunities in the healthcare sector
      THEME: “Emerging Markets for Healthcare Investment”. 
      FOCUS:   Emerging markets and trends showing case studies of investment opportunities in the healthcare sector.
      Visit: http://www.healthcareinvestmentconference.com/
    • Health & Wellness Conference
      Millions of consumers are taking vacations for health, wellness and prevention
      THEME: “ Health and Wellness Travel and Tourism”. 
      FOCUS: Growing health and wellness tourism industry. Case studies on how many regions create strong wellness programs attracting individuals and employers to their regions.  
      VISIT: http://wellnessconference.com/
    • 4th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress 2011
      Register Today!
      www.MedicalTourismCongress.com
    • Let the Medical Tourism Association assist you!
      Contact:
      Lisbeth@MedicalTourismAssociation.com
    • Get Social With The MTA!
      YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/medicaltourism1
      Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/medicaltourismassociation
      Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/medtour
      Medical Tourism City (Ning): https://www.medicaltourismcity.com/
      Sustainable Healthcare Network (Ning): https://www.sustainablehealthcare.com/
      Wordpress: https://www.medicaltourismmag.com/blog/
      Linkedin (Renee): https://www.linkedin.com/pub/renee-marie-stephano/a/683/b43
      Linkedin (Jonathan): https://www.linkedin.com/in/globalhealthcare
      LinkedIn (Lisbeth): http://www.linkedin.com/pub/lisbeth-stein/23/112/866
      LinkedIn (Daniel): http://www.linkedin.com/in/benzlerdmta
      LinkedIn (Olivia): http://www.linkedin.com/pub/olivia-goodwin/22/15/750
      www.MedicalTourismAssociation.com
      www.MedicalTourismMag.com
      ©Medical Tourism Magazine / Medical Tourism Association ™ Reproduction without permission of MTA or MTM is strictly prohibited.