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.

IMTJ Medical Travel Summit: reasons to attend

Posted by Sarah Ward on 31st October 2017
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There are numerous medical travel events taking place around the world…our IMTJ events calendar currently lists 4 events taking place in November alone. So, why attend the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit? The best advocates for your hospital, clinic, agency or healthcare service are your patients. It’s the same for any business –

Join us for the Fertility Travel Forum

Posted by Sarah Ward on 18th October 2017
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Category: Summit agenda

On day 2 of the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018, we will be running specialised parallel sessions focusing on a number of specific sectors such dental, dialysis, wellness/thermal and fertility travel. The Fertility Travel Forum will be chaired by Dimitris Kavakas, an international business development consultant with vast experience in the service sector. He currently runs his own consultancy firm, Redia Ltd, based in London, with which he specifically focuses on the fertility travel sector.

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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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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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