Tag Archives | Medical Tourism

Iran emerges as Health Tourism Destination

By Maysam Bizaer for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Tourism is nowadays at the core of attention of many governments across the world because of its major contribution to social and economic development. As the World Tourism Organization states, the business volume of tourism […]

Iran Developing Visa-Free Health Tourism Centre

By John Lee. Iran is reportedly developing a visa-free health tourism centre in its Arvand Free Zone (AFZ). The zone’s CEO, Esmail Zamani (pictured), is quoted as saying that AFZ will welcome foreigners free of visa in the coming weeks. It is just 15 miles from the Iraqi city of Basra, which has a population […]

Video: Iran Cashing in on Medical Tourism

Medical tourism is on the rise as more people are taking trips to less developed countries to save thousands of dollars on healthcare and cosmetic surgery. According to the WHO, the global profit of medical tourism is estimated at $60bn a year. Among the countries pushing to get a bigger piece of the market is […]