HEALTH TOURISM


Disambiguating the term “Health Tourism”

...services related to health and involving some travel

Health Tourism refers to services related to health and involving some travel.
It is a collective term covering services which can be classified under one of the following Health-related Tourism Segments:

  • Medical Tourism
  • Dental Tourism
  • Spa Tourism
  • Wellness Tourism
  • Sports Tourism
  • Culinary Tourism
  • Accessible Tourism
  • Assisted Residential Tourism

The Amman Declaration

...Configuration of Health Tourism in terms of the 8 Segments (ht8)

At the Global Healthcare Travel Council General Assembly Meeting (Amman – Jordan, 27 February 2017) – it was unanimously agreed that the Global Healthcare Travel Council would adopt, support and promote the 8 Segment approach to Health Tourism Sector configuration (a.k.a. ht8).

This has come to be known as the Amman Declaration.