A new trend in medical tourism is felt in Guadalajara at the International Congress of Medical Tourism


Guadalajara is a city in western Mexico. He is known for tequila and mariachi music. These are originals from Jalisco in the Mexican state of which Guadalajara is the capital.

The historic center of Guadalajara is dotted with colonial plazas and monuments such as the neoclassical Teatro Degollado and a cathedral with two golden spiers. The Palacio del Gobierno houses famous murals by the painter José Clemente Orozco.

The stage was set in Guadalajara for a destination hotel like no other. Infinity Sky pool water is ready. Attendees of the International Medical Tourism Congress rock and roll at the city’s Hard Rock Hotel. Convention attendees agree: this is a really good place to live.

The 7,000 square meter convention space at this 5-star hotel also hosts the Medical Tourism Conference.

Dr. Peter Tarlow, Chairman of the World Tourism Network, was one of the expert speakers highlighting the potential of medical tourism around the world.

There are 98 million Americans who are willing to visit you, that’s not just big talk, but a true statement when it comes to the potential of medical tourism just for the US market.

According to co-organizer Frank Nunez, a Mexican-American, this is the most important international event for the medical tourism industry in Mexico. It focuses on development and training: clinics, practices, hospitals, and specialized institutions in medical assistance.

In order to accommodate tourists who want to combine a wonderful vacation with inexpensive but high-quality medical care, this conference introduced the influential players in this sector.

Mexico Medical tourism is known for dental services, bariatric surgery, plastic and aesthetic surgery, orthopedics. Asked about preventative care and executive exams, Frank Nunez said that this is an important part of medical tourism, but there is still a need to focus more in Mexico.

The event was also unmissable for service providers, such as transport, entertainment, travel agencies, tour operators, hotels or restaurants.

A dental surgeon present at the event said he wanted to change his retirement date: “I attended various congresses, mainly on dental issues, my plan was to retire, to leave the company. However, my idea changed over the presentations. I appreciate the knowledge imparted. I even think that I am convinced to change the date of my retirement.

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