This article aims to analyze current practices, future trends, and issues in hotel spa health and wellness services, briefly discussing possible development solutions for the next decade from the perspective of supply and demand. This article also expands the current perspective by examining the effect of the pandemic on the global applications of spa, health, and wellness services in the … [Read more...]
Medical travel agencies and facilitators – survival of the fittest?
The advent of the pandemic and its impact on travel has hit businesses involved in travel and tourism more than any other sector. In most parts of the world, medical travel has come to a halt and will be slow to recover. How has this changed the facilitator model? With the pandemic driven shutdown of medical travel, the sector has experienced a major shake-up. For many involved in the sector, … [Read more...]
Epidemiology, not geopolitics, should guide COVID-19 vaccine donations
With COVID-19 vaccine supplies shifting from scarcity to abundance in high-income settings, such as Canada, the EU, the USA, and the UK, the June 11–13, 2021, Group of Seven (G7) summit in Cornwall, UK, is the time when leaders from those countries should act on their promises to send surplus COVID-19 vaccine supplies to the many other countries where doses remain scarce. Vaccine donations are … [Read more...]
Can the USA return to pre-COVID-19 normal by July 4?
As of May 17, 2021, more than 270 million vaccine doses have been administered in the USA, with over 123 million people fully vaccinated, having received the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series (Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech) or one dose of the single-shot vaccine (Johnson & Johnson). President Joe Biden has set a goal of vaccinating 70% of adults by July 4 for the nation to return … [Read more...]
Coronavirus cases in the Caribbean to date: 776,605
Confirmed Caribbean coronavirus cases as of May 24: Dominican Republic- 283,729 cases, 3606 deaths, 235,814 recoveries Puerto … [Read more...]
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