The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Ministry of Tourism and Sports are hosting a Medical Tourism event for the travel industry at the Amora Hotel in Sydney on February 9 2015, 3.00-5.00 p.m.
Thailand is one of the leading medical and health destinations across the world and the upcoming event in Sydney aims to showcase this to the travel industry.
The event is definitely ideal for agents and wholesalers who wish to strengthen their product knowledge and network more within the Thailand medical tourism industry.
There will be a seminar on “Thailand, the capital of health and wellness”, with a series of guest speakers include Dr Thavatchai Kamoltham the Director-General of the Department for Development of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine – Ministry of Public Health, and Mr Surapong Ambhanwong the Chief Medical and International Business Officer of Phyathai Group of Hospitals, Ms Daniela Patrico from Medi Makeovers and Mr John Borthwick.
This seminar will be not only showcase the advanced medical facilities in Thailand, but also Thai wisdom of using herbal ingredients as an alternative medicine which are becoming increasingly popular amongst foreigners.
As booking a medical trip is much different to organizing a leisure trip, the seminar will be showing how to setup medical trips without no dramas and full satisfaction.
Thailand medical facilities are on par with the most advanced in the world and some of the treatments available in Thailand include knee and hip replacement surgery, cosmetic surgery, dental work and corrective eye sight surgery right through to traditional spa, therapeutic massage.
A range of world class medical and therapeutic services will be on display from Thailand, consisting of 16 Thailand medical suppliers from hospitals, dental clinics, health centers and hotels and spa representatives.
Industry members who are interested in attending may register their interest by emailing the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Sydney office on Passawan@thailand.net.au or phoning Ph: 9247 7549 before 30th January 2015.