Leading organizational and economic models for the development of inbound medical tourism in Russia
Olga Nikitina, Wadim Strielkowski
Available Online October 2018.
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- Organization, business, economic models, medical tourism, Russia, leading development trends
- The paper is based on vast research of primary and secondary foreign and Russian scientific materials, qualitative interviews with foreign and home experts on the development of international medical tourism, as well as the analysis of the peculiarities of its development in Russia. Medical tourism represents one of the leading and most promises fields of tourism nowadays, so it is appropriate to call it a “leader” of tourism industry. The purpose of this research is to provide a comprehensive overview of current leading trends in medical tourism, mechanisms and models for the implementation of this type of activity, with an analytical focus on the situation in Russia. This paper examines the main organizational and economic models of the development of international medical tourism. Our research contributes to the development of effective mechanisms for carrying out organized and synchronized activities of all the parties involved, including stakeholders who arrange inbound medical tours, and promote Russia as a new major leading international destination for medical tourists from around the world.
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- This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.
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TY - CONF AU - Olga Nikitina AU - Wadim Strielkowski PY - 2018/10 DA - 2018/10 TI - Leading organizational and economic models for the development of inbound medical tourism in Russia BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social, Economic and Academic Leadership (ICSEAL 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 157 EP - 163 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icseal-18.2018.23 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icseal-18.2018.23 ID - Nikitina2018/10 ER -