International Health and Wellness Tourism Congress 6th edition in DR

International Health and Wellness  Tourism Congress 6th edition in DR

From left: Dominican Association of Health Tourism president Dr. Alejandro Cambiaso and AF Comunicación Estratégica president Amelia Reyes Mora.


SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic--Dr. Alejandro Cambiaso, president of the Dominican Association of Health Tourism ADTS, and Amelia Reyes Mora, president of communications and public relations firm AF Comunicación Estratégica, announce the celebration of the most important medical tourism event in Central America and the Caribbean, the “VI International Health and Wellness Tourism Congress”, which will be held at the JW Marriott Hotel, in Santo Domingo, on November 1 and 2, according to a press release from AF Comunicación Estratégica.

  “The activity features important conferences and panels with renowned national and international speakers, aimed at the top players of the sector, such as health centres, dentistry, clinical and pharmaceutical laboratories, hotels, insurers, banks, investment funds, airlines, medical facilitators, government, transportation, legal advisors and accreditors, among others,” said Dr. Cambiaso.

  Medical tourism annually mobilises more than 21 million people worldwide, presenting an annual growth rate of approximately 20%, constituting a market that oscillates between US $74 billion and $92 billion, according to Patients Beyond Borders.

  “This international congress constitutes a platform for multi-sector integration, innovation, networking, business development and investment opportunities, and public-private synergies at a local and international level,” expressed Reyes Mora.

  The 2020-2021 Medical Tourism Index, the top ranking of the sector, included nine Latin American nations among the 46 most attractive countries for Americans to receive health services: Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Panama, Jamaica, Mexico and Guatemala, which motivates us to draw up joint strategies to strengthen our regional positioning, the release states.

  This prominent event organised by the ADTS and AF Comunicación Estratégica, has brought together in its last two recent editions more than 800 participants and around 70 local exhibitors from Canada, Costa Rica, the United States, India, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Panama, Spain, Colombia and the Caribbean islands and more than 110 sponsors, according to the release.

  For more information about the event, registrations and sponsorships, access the Web portal: or call tel. (809) 567-2663, it concludes.

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