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The health care tourism product in Western Europe

D.C. Gilbert (University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 5XH, UK)
Dr. Marlies Van De Weerdt (University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 5XH, UK)

The Tourist Review

ISSN: 0251-3102

Article publication date: 1 February 1991

Abstract

Health‐care tourism, once treated as a miscellaneous activity within a destination, is now a prominent activity in many European countries. The health services now provided throughout Europe include medical check‐ups, special diets, vitamin‐complex treatments, herbal remedies, hydrotherapy, balneotherapy and so on.

Citation

Gilbert, D.C. and Van De Weerdt, M. (1991), "The health care tourism product in Western Europe", The Tourist Review, Vol. 46 No. 2, pp. 5-10. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb058063

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