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Foreign tourists enrich areas beyond Japan’s sightseeing corridor

TOKYO — Visitors to Japan spent roughly 1.8 trillion yen ($16.4 billion) outside Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto in 2018, exceeding their consumption in the capital, as the growing influx of tourists prompts people to choose alternate destinations. Inbound consumption came to 4.8 trillion yen, according to the Japan Tourism Agency. ...

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The Rise of Medical Travel in Russia

The Rise of Medical Travel in Russia

When you think of Russia what comes to mind? The Kremlin? Mariinsky Theatre? A winning ice hockey team? No matter what comes to mind when you think of Russia odds are it isn droves of international travelers arriving for state-of-the-art medical treatments and procedures.‍ Medical Travel in Russia But according ...

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Thailand To Add Mandatory Insurance For Tourists

Thailand To Add Mandatory Insurance For Tourists

Thailand’s Tourism Ministry Secretary said today that Thailand plans to add a mandatory health insurance fee for all foreign visitors. While an exact timeline and price hasn’t yet been revealed, the official said that the plan is for this to be rolled out within about six months, and that the ...

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Turkey gives 7/24 language support for medical tourists

Turkey gives 7/24 language support for medical tourists

ANKARA With its 28 translators operating in six different languages, the International Patient Assistance Unit (IPAU) of Turkey’s Health Ministry looks forward to helping foreign patients. The unit provides oral translation in English, German, French, Russian, Farsi, and Arabic for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and aims ...

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Turkey gives 7/24 language support for medical tourists

ANKARA With its 28 translators operating in six different languages, the International Patient Assistance Unit (IPAU) of Turkey’s Health Ministry looks forward to helping foreign patients. The unit provides oral translation in English, German, French, Russian, Farsi, and Arabic for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and aims ...

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FCO Minister Field attends OECD annual Ministerial meeting

FCO Minister Field attends OECD annual Ministerial meeting

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field, attended the OECD’s annual Ministerial Council Meeting (22 – 23 May) to discuss the opportunities and challenges of digital transition for sustainable development. Speaking after the visit, Minister Mark Field said: The UK was one of the founding ...

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