Medical Tourism, Health Tourism, Survey 2009, Bibliography, Statistics, Sustainable Tourism



Medical Tourism:
Can it be Sustainable?

A joint Research Project between WSU and FCU.

A short survey has been designed to gather information from individuals who have traveled abroad for medical tourism.  Phase one of the study is complete and we have a manuscript published. Readers are invited to participate in the NEW Survey.

The paper has been presented at the Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium in Bolton Landing, NY, USA, the ISSRM 2009 - 15th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management in Vienna, Austria and NESTVAL 2009 in Salem, MA, USA.

A paper exploring the travel behavior of medical tourists was presented at The Changing World of Coastal, Island and Tropical Tourism International Conference in Martinique, French West Indies 27 - 29 January 2011.

NEW: Health and Medical Tourism research in special 2011 edition of Tourism Review.


Updated Bibliography

NEW Survey


Robert S. Bristow, Ph.D., Westfield State University

Wen-Tsann Yang, Ph.D., Feng Chia University


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last update 9 July 11