Strong involvement in the booming medical tourism market: ITB Berlin partners with the 9th HTI Conference in Brussels

The medical tourism market is becoming more and more important for the global travel industry. Now, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show is reiterating its commitment to this segment with a new partnership. From 26 to 27 November 2018 ITB Berlin will be partnering with the HTI Health Tourism Industry Conference, which is being held for…

HEALTHY UNDER SUN – CHECK YOUR SKIN by HTI

During the 8th HTI Conference, a checkpoint in cooperation with the non-profit association Healthy under Sun (Zdravi pod suncem) will be offered: several Croatian dermatologists from the Croatian Clinical Hospital Sisters of Charity (KBC Sestre Milosrdnice) led by Dr Sanja Poduje, will perform preventive checks of skin and moles to all interested participants, and provide recommendations for further care…

Selfie in diagnosing cancer

Scientists have designed a revolutionary new cancer screening tool that they believe can diagnose pancreatic cancer by analysing a user’s selfie. Early screening for pancreatic cancer is critical, since it has one of the lowest survival rates among all cancers. The technology, called ‘BiliScreen’ detect changes in the colour of a person’s sclera (white of…

What is Presenteeism?

According to Integrated Benefits Institute data poor health takes approximately $576 billion annually out of the U.S. economy with 39 percent of that being attributed to lost productivity due to absenteeism and presenteeism. How companies can reduce the costs of “missed work”? One of the strategies is to implement a supportive work environment with new…

Top 5 European destinations in health tourism and special acknowledgment for Croatia

Health Tourism Industry conference will be held in Croatia for the second time from February 28th until March 2nd. During the Gala Dinner Awards in Rovinj, which is partnered with Croatian National Tourist Board, prizes will be given to the best European destinations in health tourism for 2017. The winners were chosen based on research Medical Tourism Indexand…