Postcards from Athens 2017-11-09T12:11:16+00:00

Postcards from Athens

As we count down to the IMTJ Summit taking place in May 2018 in Athens, we'll be bringing you updates on the agenda and the speakers, interesting facts about our host destination and information to help you make the most of your visit.

Discover Athens and explore the 2018 Summit venue

Posted by Sarah Ward on 27th September 2017
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Category: Leisure, Venue

Ancient, proud but also modern and multi-cultural, there’s no end of monuments and attractions to see in Athens. Our outstanding conference venue for 2018 is the Wyndham Grand Athens, perfectly located, right next to the Metaxourgeio Metro station, for you to see them all. In fact, most metro stations are small art exhibitions of their own, featuring many artifacts unearthed during the excavations. Using the metro you can get to any place of interest within

And the IMTJ Award winners are…..

Posted by Sarah Ward on 10th May 2017
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Category: IMTJ Awards

The winners of the IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2017 were announced at at a high profile ceremony that took place at the Design Hotel Royal, Opatija, Croatia on April 26th. Many congratulations to all winners, highly commended and finalists.

Winners

  • Health and medical tourism: Destination of the year: Malaysia
  • Health and medical tourism: Cluster of the year: Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council
  • Sanjiv Malik Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr Claudia Mika, Founder & CEO, Temos International

The Evolution of Value Proposition in Medical Travel

Posted by Sarah Ward on 26th January 2017
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Category: Summit agenda

vivek-shuklaPeter Drucker remarked, ‘The purpose of a business is to create a customer.’ Simple as it may sound, it is a remarkable statement. It provides a perspective where creating a customer precedes creating profit, thus giving birth to a fundamental question- How to create a customer? Head of Marketing for Aster DM Healthcare, Vivek Shukla provides a prelude to his presentation within the Marketing

How can digital marketing help to build your healthcare brand?

Posted by Sarah Ward on 25th January 2017
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Category: Croatia

ognjen-bagatinDid you know that according to Google, Croatia is the world’s most desirable tourist destination of 2016? But what about Croatia as a medical destination? Poliklinika Bagatin CEO, Ognjen Bagatin will share his insight and experience of building the brand of his private clinic, during the Digital Marketing for Medical Travel Workshop at the Summit.

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Innovation is great…as long as everything remains the same for me

Posted by Sarah Ward on 17th January 2017
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Category: Croatia

TEDx speaker, Dr. Tobias Gantner, Founder and CEO of The HealthCare Futurists, ponders the future of global healthcare

“Innovation is great as long as everything remains the same for me.” This is what I hear all the time. The bigger the company the more often I hear this. Why are we so reluctant to change, yet we cherish innovation nonetheless? Why do we fall in love with technical gadgetry, and then again, we are so