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Patients take flight as medical tourism booms globally

A woman looking at information material about a hospital in Turkey at the ITB travel fair in Berlin. Health tourism, already worth billions of dollars a year, is set to grow at up to 25 per cent annually over the coming decade, according to a recent study.


MEDICAL tourism has grown into a healthy travel sector as people shop beyond their borders for everything from dental work to plastic surgery, say experts at Berlin's ITB travel fair.

This year is the first that the global tourism show has set aside space in the halls of the...

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