MICE Middle East Websites

Medical Congresses choose Istanbul

Medical congresses takes the first place with over 20% in Istanbul. As being the World’s Top 10 Congress Destination, the city hosted around 130 international congresses with 75.864 delegates in 2014 (ICCA) and over 20% of the congresses were Medical. If we look at by the end of November 2015, the city welcomed over 40.000 delegates and almost 45% of the delegates were part of Medical Congresses. One of the important reason of this success is that the number of school of medicines. Istanbul is home to 17 faculty of medicine in its 53 universities to name a few; Istanbul University and Marmara University as being the most important universities in this field.

 

The General Manager of Istanbul CVB, Ozgul Ozkan Yavuz adds: ‘The numbers in 2016 seems even higher. Istanbul have already confirmed 47 international congresses for 2016 and figures shows that 40% of the delegates will be part of medical congresses. We are expecting for the figures to be much higher in coming months. We are pleased with the quantity and quality of the medical congresses that we held and will be hosting. Just to name few this year we hosted Association for the Study of the Liver -APASL Meeting with 4.000 delegates, European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation –EBMT with again 4.000 delegates. For the upcoming years, we are excited to be hosting the European Society of Cardiology with approx. 2.000 delegates, WFNS World Congress of Neurosurgery with 8.000 delegates and World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery –WPCCS with over 3.000 delegates. As Istanbul CVB, we are aiming to have stronger collabrations with local medical assocations and stregthen our position by hosting even more medical congresses in our city’

 

The numbers shows Istanbul’s strength in Medical Tourism: 233 Hospitals with 32K Bed Capacity


To start with, Turkey is now the the 6th Top Medical Tourism Destination in the world. Hundred of thousands of foreign patients each year are now travelling to receive a treatment in private hospitals in Turkish cities, especially in Istanbul. From eye surgery to dental treatment, plastic surgery to hair transplant, Istanbul’s medical infrastructure, including 233 hospitals with 32K bed capacity. Joint Commission International’s (JCI) accredited 29 hospitals which equals to 4% of all JCI accredited health care organizations in the world which are operating in Istanbul including Acibadem Hospital and MedicalPark Hospital.

Back to Home Page

The tourism industry is set to expand – Ahead of ITB Berlin 2019 the new government of Malaysia, the Official Partner Country, reiterates its aim to increase its tourism policy commitments more
Edinburgh becomes Emirates’ second destination in Scotland and eighth in the UK ... New service connects travellers from Edinburgh and east of Scotland with Emirates’ global network more
Extended-stay brand celebrates opening of Residence Inn by Marriott London Kensington>> Opening follows strong growth in inbound visitors to the UK from the GCC more
World Tourism Day 2018 was observed in Budapest, Hungary yesterday (27 September 2018) with the official celebration focusing on the digital transformation in tourism, a World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) priority. The event exami more
Double-digit growth rates for cruises – USA undisputed cruise champion - IPK International and ITB Berlin analyse international cruise tourism trends more
Joint UNWTO and PATA Session: Connecting Asia and Europe through the Silk Road more
With GCC residents frequently travelling to London, The Park Tower Knightsbridge, a Luxury Collection hotel in London, has launched a brand new in-room dining menu. The Arabic breakfast will be served around the clock and can be e more
The city of Lausanne in Switzerland also dubbed the city of care is home to one of the most advanced healthcare systems of the world, a title it has held on to for nearly three centuries. more
AVIAREPS, the global leader and expert in developing and shaping international tourism demand and spend, with 66 offices in 48 countries around the world, has been appointed as sales market representative in Belgium, France, Italy more
Motaz Othman, M.I.C.E Middle East >>. for the past 20 years, i never missed attending EMITT, The East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Fair, year by year EMITT became bigger and bigger, Mrs. Hacer Aydin was behind th more
ATF Vietnam 2019
EMITT Istanbul
Bangladesh General Insurance Company Ltd.
Motaz Othman Account at TripAdvisor
Movenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok
Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau.
The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, BANGKOK
Chez Razzak Tours - Bangladesh
Maximus BD Tours & Travels DMC Bangladesh
Explore the hidden gems of Khon Kaen at PDMF 2018
Urban Beauty - Thailand
Chengdu International Tourism Expo 2018
Advertise with us.
Memorable Moments at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba
Honeymoon Middle East

Copyright Travel and Tourism Guide - Middle East 2011

P.O.Box 841113 Amman 11180 Jordan, 37 Samir Rifai Street 3rd Floor, Amman - Jordan

Mobile: +962 785557778 fax: +962 6 5713689

Email: motaz.othman@micemiddleeast.com  Website: www.ttgmiddleeast.com

Motaz Othman Email