British Tourist In Hong Kong Has Mad Cow Disease
A British tourist
in Hong Kong is suspected of having the human variety of mad cow disease. The 23-year-old man has not been named and was admitted to a Hog Kong hospital// after he began behaving oddly. Hospital Authority in Hong Kong said the man came to the country on April 4 and was admitted in...
Outbreak of Malaria to Lead to Loss in Tourist Industry
The Public Health Agency of Canada has reported that two tourists have contracted malaria after visiting Exuma, leading to increased fears that the recent outbreak //of malaria on the island could lead to losses in the country's tourist
The tourists, a Canadian and an American travele...
Patients Beyond Borders Thailand Edition to Launch in September
...ive-star hotels and serviced apartments, spas, wellness clinics, and myriad tourist
attractions has contributed to Thailand's popularity," says Juthaporn Rerng... tourism industry and its related sectors. TAT also supplies information on tourist
destinations to the general public, and utilizes various forms of media to ...
MD Now Urgent Care Centers: First in Florida to Receive UCAOA Certification in Urgent Care
...thy visit at a crowded emergency room - particularly in Southern Florida where the local population swells by up to forty percent at the height of the tourist
season, often creating dangerously overcrowded conditions in Florida's emergency departments.
Urgent care centers fill the gap between the ER and ...
Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress Predicts Worldwide Healthcare Travel Revenue to Hit US$100 Billion by 2012
... and emerging partnerships
-- 29th June: Travel Business Day co-organised with Pacific Asia Travel
Association (PATA), covering medical tourist
cases, misconceptions and the healthcare travel ecosystem
-- 1 July: Minimizing legal liabilities in global healthca...
Twelve Year-Old Girl With Facial Paralysis Is Smiling Again After Cutting-Edge Facial Plastic Surgery
...ed life. And, thanks to a plastic surgeon who lived 3,000 miles away, Adyana can rest assured the next time she comes to Beverly Hills it will be as a tourist
- not a patient!
About Dr. Babak Azizzadeh
Dr. Babak Azizzadeh is a Harvard-trained Facial Plastic Surgeon who specializes exclusively in the co...
"It's time to put the medical concerns of the 'patient' on par with the tourist
needs of the 'traveler' in this industry," explained Joseph Husslein, CEO a...f borderless, full-spectrum support for optimum medical outcomes and travel tourist
To learn more about Veiovis, its superior partner institutio...
IBM and Salerno Cooperate to Develop a Smarter City
...te around potential obstacles.
Two-dimensional tags will be used to exploit the cultural and artistic heritage and better serve citizens. A smart tourist
route will be created within the famous citizen park in the old town of Salerno, providing visitors with information through their mobile phones as th...
Top International Hospitals Join Medeguide
...spitals need to become more visible on the web, because that is where consumers are looking for healthcare information. "Virtually every medical tourist
starts his or her journey online," says Mr. Toral.
Vishal Bali, Group CEO for Wockhardt Hospitals in India, agrees. "Our experience is ...
DialAFlight Announce Bookings Upsurge After Swine Scare
... LONDON, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- tourist
figures are returning to normal
following the swine flu outbreak in Mexico, according to major carrier
DialAFlight. Despite continued warnings from th...
Tourist in Biological News
Investing wisely to save the Great Barrier Reef
...e decision support process takes into account all of the factors that determine the priority areas for spending such as ecological values of the reef, tourist
visitation, risks posed by agricultural run-off, land use and availability of improved land management practices.
Leading scientists from CSIRO, Ja...
A thirst for blood sparks toxic algal blooms
... oceans and lakes is a familiar health risk and causes problems every summer, leading to increased costs for water cleaning, water consumption and the tourist
industry. Scientists still do not know why algal blooms arise, and what it is that causes certain species of microalgae to multiply and form dense blo...
Elephant-size loopholes sustain Thai ivory trade
... totaling 1.2 tonnes of raw ivory."
Thailand's capital, Bangkok, a major tourist
destination, has emerged as the main hub for illegal ivory activities, acco...ght elephant calves for use in Bangkok as "beggars" on the streets in major tourist
centres, or selling them to elephant camps and entertainment parks.
Afghanistan releases its first-ever list of protected species
...nistan, species like the snow leopard are under pressure from excessive hunting, loss of key habitat and illegal trade. Snow leopard pelts for sale in tourist
shops can go for as much as $1,500 each. International trade in species like the snow leopard is illegal under international law because it is globall...
Afghanistan declares its first national park
... of which are on the UNESCO World Heritage list and are major international tourist
Band-e-Amir had been a destination for travelers since the 1...al recognition essential to helping develop Band-e-Amir as an international tourist
destination, and assist it in obtaining World Heritage Status, which would ...
Turtles no longer turned into souvenirs
... 2009 - Critically endangered hawksbill turtles are no longer being sold as tourist
souvenirs in the Dominican Republic after a powerful government campaign cr...ve these species, not least because they are worth infinitely more alive as tourist
attractions than dead," said Carlos Drews, WWF's regional co-ordinator for ...
New online report on massive jellyfish swarms released
... Massive swarms of stinging jellyfish and jellyfish-like animals are transforming many world-class fisheries and tourist
destinations into veritable jellytoriums that are intermittently jammed with pulsating, gelatinous creatures. Areas that are currently particularly ha...
Experts meet on need for new rules to govern world's fragile polar regions
...soil and the introduction of non-native species and micro-organisms (e.g., viruses, bacteria, parasites, yeasts, fungi).
In the Antarctic, however, tourist
activities can compromise the region due to seeds, invertebrates and soil in their clothing and footwear, and in their provisions and equipment, says ...
Building on pyramids of trash
...s to build pyramids that not only deal with waste disposal but could become tourist
traps and major landmarks for our cities.
Great and award-winning works ... leakage.
"These pyramids, erected in prominent places, could serve as a tourist
attraction and become a source of income rather than a continuing financial...
Scientists discover stinging truths about jellyfish blooms in the Bering Sea
Scientists generally agree that human-caused stresses, including global warming and overfishing, are encouraging jellyfish surpluses in many tourist
destinations and productive fisheries. These jellyfish-rich locations include Australia, the Gulf of Mexico, Hawaii, the Black Sea, Namibia, the Unite...
Tourist in Biological Technology
Setting the Benchmark for Winery Tasting Room Research: An Emerging Region Gets a Global Perspective
...ver 900 visitors completing the survey at the end of their tasting room experience. The survey covered questions which included: demographic profiles, tourist
behaviour, region perceptions, purchase behaviour, and consumption habits. A follow-up study measuring the effect of their experience was conducted vi...
ORF Genetics Opens Revolutionary 'Green Factory' in Iceland
...geothermal energy for safe,
indoor cultivation of genetically engineered barley. It is set in the
middle of a lava field, close to Icelands best-known tourist
the Blue Lagoon. The barley is cultivated in a soil-less hydroponic system
on specially designed conveyor belts, allowing for the producti...
Space port could open in Sheboygan in next 10 years
...ided, why limit us to small things, lets try a little bigger, said Testuide, and with the advent of really new technologyspace planes, small, reusable tourist
type vehicleswe felt that would be viable off the shore of Sheboygan as a takeoff and landing spot.
One supporter of the measure, state Senator Ted...
Mega-Metro Center may go beyond Chicago and Wisconsin
...d trucks waiting to get past the borders. From my own experiences, crossing the border has always been a hassle and a determinant in not going on many tourist
trips into Indiana.
You would think that there would be more emphasis on trying to solve some of these highway problems, not just for commuters but...