Industry Updates

Latest medical and healthcare related news and updates around the globe


December 19, 2019

Why Honest, critical and constructive journalism is important in Medical Tourism

The 3rd Adriatic Health, Sport & Tourism Investment Forum which was attended by Croatian ministers and leaders of medical tourism industry set the perfect platform for intensive […]
December 19, 2019

Malaysia terima 4 anugerah pelancongan perubatan

Source: Isentia
December 16, 2019

Niaga AWANI: Apa unjuran untuk Pelancongan Kesihatan Malaysia 2020?

Source: Astro Awani
December 13, 2019

RM25 Million Agreed for MHTC in 2020

Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council is to receive government support of RM 25 million (US$6m) for 2020, as announced in the recent Budget 2020 (Belanjawan 2020).  It will […]
December 9, 2019

MHTC Menang Anugerah Destinasi Pelancongan Kesihatan Dan Perubatan 2019

Majlis pelancongan penjagaan kesihatan Malaysia (MHTC), menegaskan antara faktor yang mendorong kejayaan untuk menjadi destinasi pilihan pelancongan perubatan dan kesihatan adalah dengan menjalankan strategi pemasaran khusus. […]
December 6, 2019

Malaysia bags 4 medical travel awards

BERLIN: It was a proud day for Malaysia at the International Medical Travel Journal Awards 2019 (IMTJ) as it bagged four medical travel awards at the […]
December 5, 2019

Malaysia Healthcare Marvel Wins Big at IMTJ 2019 Berlin Medical Tourism Awards

Life as a TCN journalist takes me to the most unlikely of places, something I was reflecting on as I found myself sitting on a round […]
December 3, 2019

KL ranked second best city in the world for expats

PETALING JAYA (Dec 3): Asian cities top the Expat City Ranking 2019 which saw Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur coming in second behind Taipei. The ranking for […]
November 25, 2019

Sunway Healthcare embarks on expansion

PETALING JAYA: Sunway Bhd’s healthcare arm, Sunway Healthcare Services, is embarking on its expansion by targeting to set up eight hospitals with almost 2,000 beds in its […]
November 22, 2019

Dialysis Tourism, an Emerging Medical Niche in Sabah, Malaysia

November 22, 2019 – The medical tourism industry is expanding rapidly, with niche specialties emerging in certain destinations. Niches such as dialysis tourism in Sabah in […]
November 18, 2019

Malaysia expects more Myanmar patients

The Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council said it expects to make 22 million ringgit (K8 billion/US$5.3 million) from medical tourists from Myanmar this year. Nik Yazmin Nik Azman, […]
November 17, 2019

Postcard from Zaharah: Promoting Malaysian eco-tourism

THE tube on the Piccadilly line to Heathrow Airport was packed. It’s the line where you have tourists escaping the cold and the impending Beast of […]