Costa Rica Health News – The Association of Medical Tourism in Guanacaste has been unveiled. A team of in excess of thirty representatives from businesses within the healthcare and tourism market in Guanacaste officially joined as an organization to enhance health-related tourism within the area.
The structuring procedure requires 3 months of effort as well as preparing to coordinate a thorough framework that could encapsulate the entire sequence of healthcare and travel solutions essental to international patients considering a visit to the region for procedures.
The group was formed as a result of the analysis of the region as well as its capability to distinguish itself as being a desired destination with respect to high quality, health care, infrastructure, and its wealth of nature.
President Ronald Guerrero, of San Rafael Arcángel Hospital explains, “Through the brand Guanacaste Health & Travel, we plan to promote partnerships and boost the traffic of national and international patients in the area. Doctors and companies in this group must meet certain requirements to ensure quality and safety of tourists and patients.”
With regard to 2014, the objective is for the region to bring in at least 5,000 healthcare tourists, along with an average spending of $7,000 per tourist. This undertaking is designed to inject $35 million throughout 2014, with the potential of solid and continual development during the following decade.
Businesses that are included in the effort and are attempting to establish a joint proposition consist of: American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Swiss Travel , CALITUR , Caturgua , Hilton Hotels , National Rent a Car, Arias & Muñoz Law Firm , AAAHC Certification , Costa Rican Board of Tourism, San Rafael Arcángel Hospital, Banco Nacional, Sansa, UCIMED, United Airlines, Relaxury Premier Service, Procomer, Huli Health , Hermosa Health Promotions, Enjoy Group and Ecodesarrollo Papagayo, and IMAGO advertising agency.
Guanacaste promises to place itself as the brand new desired destination offering a complete array of services including: cosmetic surgery, orthopedics, general surgery, gynaecology, ophthalmology, and dental treatment. It additionally intends to provide healthcare check-ups to holiday and business tourists.