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Asadi, R., & Daryaei, M. (2011). Strategies for development of Iran health tourism. European Journal of Social Sciences, 23(3), 329-344.

Basala, S., & Klenosky, D. (2001). Travel-style preferences for visiting a novel destination: A conjoint investigation across the novelty-familiarity continuum. Journal of Travel Research, 40(2), 172-182. doi: 10.1177/004728750104000208

Bennett, M, B., & King, L. Milner. (2004). The Health resort sector in Australia: A positioning study. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 10(2), 122-137. doi: 10.1177/135676670401000203

Brouwer, W., van Exel, J., Hermans, B., & Stoop, A. (2003). Should I stay or should I go? Waiting lists and cross-border care in the Netherlands. Health Policy, 63(3), 289-298. doi:10.1016/S0168-8510(02)00120-3

Carabello, L. (2008). A medical tourism primer for U.S. physicians. Medical Practice Management, 23(5), 291-294.

Connell, J. (2006). Medical tourism: Sea, sun, sand and … surgery. Tourism Management, 27(6), 1093-1100. doi: 10.1016/j.tourman.2005.11.005

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Crooks, V. A., Kingsbury, P., Snyder, J., & Johnston, R. (2010). What is known about the patient's experience of medical tourism? A scoping review. BMC Health Services Research, 10, 266-277. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-266

De Arellano, Annette B Ramírez. (2011). Medical tourism in the Caribbean. Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 36(2), 289-297.

Demicco, F. J. & Cetron, M. (2006). Club medic. Asia Pacific Biotech News, 10(10), 527-531. doi: 10.1142/S0219030306000747

Dhariwal, R. (2005). Tourists arrivals in India: How important are domestic disorders? Tourism Economics, 11(2), 185-205. doi:10.5367/0000000054183522

Dunn, P. (2007). Medical Tourism Takes Flight. Hospitals & Health Networks. 81(11), 40-44.

Dunn, P. (2007). An American in Bangkok. Hospitals & Health Networks, 81(11), 43.

Fernandez, L. S., Byard, D., Lin, C. C., Benson, S., & Barbera, J. A. (2002). Frail elderly as disaster victims: emergency management strategies. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 17(2), 67-74. doi:10.1017/S1049023X00000200

Fried, B. & Harris, D. (2007). Managing healthcare services in the global marketplace. Frontiers of Health Services Management, 24(2), 3-18.

Gan, L., & Frederick, J. (2011). Medical tourism in Singapore: A structure-conduct-performance analysis. Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, 12(2), 1-30. doi:10.1080/10599231.2011.558440

Gitelson, R., & Kerstetter, D. (1994). The influence of friends and relatives in travel decision-making. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 3(3), 59-68. doi: 10.1300/J073v03n03_04

Goodrich, J. N. & Goodrich, G. E. (1987). Health-care tourism: An exploratory study. Tourism Management, 8(3), 217-222. doi: 10.1016/0261-5177(87)90053-7

Henderson, J. (2004). Healthcare tourism in Southeast Asia. Tourism Review International, 7(3-4), 111-121.

Henderson, J. C. (2004). Paradigm shifts: National tourism organizations and education and healthcare tourism. The case of Singapore. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 5(2), 170-180. doi: 10.1057/palgrave.thr.6040016

Horowitz, M. D., & Rosensweig, J. A. (2008). Medical tourism vs. traditional international medical travel: A tale of two models. International Medical Travel Journal. 1-14.

Horowitz, M. D., & Rosensweig, J. A. (2007). Medical tourism - health care in the global economy. The Physician Executive. 33(6), 24-30.

Huan, T. C., Beaman, J., & Shelby, L. (2004). No escape natural disaster- mitigating impacts on tourism. Annals of Tourism Research, 31(2): 255-273.

Hume, L. F., & DeMicco, F. J. (2007). Bringing hotels to healthcare: A Rx for success. Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 8(1), 75-84. doi: 10.1300/J162v08n01_04

Iso-Ahola, S. E. (1982). Toward a psychological theory of tourism motivation: a rejoinder. Annals of Tourism Research, 9(2): 256-262.

Jacek, K. (2012). Global medical tourism management: A needed research agenda? Advances in Management, 5(1), 5-7.

Kogut, B. (2011). Medical tourism: When money talks, individuals fly. What to consider when financially incentivized to leave the country for major medical procedures. Travel Law Quarterly, 3(1), 30-34.

Kramer, C. (2010). Medical tourism: alternatives to the United States healthcare system. Undergraduate Economic Review, 7(1), 1-9.

Lagace, Martha. (2007). The rise of medical tourism- Q&A with: Tarun Khanna. Harvard Business School- Working Knowledge, 1-2.

Lee, Chew Ging. (2010). Health care and tourism: Evidence from Singapore. Tourism Management, 31(4), 486-488. doi: 10.1016/j.tourman.2009.05.002

Lee, K. S., Chia, G. K., & Chen, Y. C. (2005). Developing medical tourism in Singapore-an analysis using principles from Sun Zi art of war. MBA Dissertation. Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Lunt, N., & Carrera, P. (2010). Medical tourism: Assessing the evidence on treatment abroad. Maturitas, 66(1), 27-32. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2010.01.017

Mak, A. H. N., Wong, K. K. F., & Chang, R. C. Y. (2009). Health or self-indulgence? The motivations and characteristics of spa-goers. International Journal of Tourism Research, (11) 2, 185–199. doi: 10.1002/jtr.703

Mazzaschi, A. (2011). Surgeon and safari: Producing valuable bodies in Johannesburg. Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 36(2), 303-312.

McMahon, G. T. (2004). Coming to America—international medical graduates in the United States. New England Journal of Medicine, 350(24), 2435-2437. doi:10.1056/NEJMp038221

Mueller, H, & Kaufmann, E. (2001). Wellness tourism: Market analysis of a special health tourism segment and implications for the hotel industry. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 7(1), 5-17. doi: 10.1177/135676670100700101

Nakra, P. (2011). Could medical tourism aid health-care delivery? Futurist, 45(2), 23-24.

Page, Stephen J. (2009). Current issue in tourism: The evolution of travel medicine research: A new research agenda for tourism? Tourism Management, 30(2), 149–157. doi: 10.1016/j.tourman.2008.04.011

Ramirez de Arellano, Annette B. (2007). Patients without borders: The emergence of medical tourism. International Journal of Health Services, 37(1), 193-198. doi: 10.2190/4857-468G-2325-47UU

Reece, W. S. (2003). Demographics of Hawaii leisure travel. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 27(2), 185-199. doi: 10.1177/1096348003027002003

  1. H., Nuttall, M., & Theocharous, A. (2001). Does cultural background of tourists influence the destination choice? An empirical study with special reference to political instability. Tourism Management, 22(2), 181–191. doi: 10.1016/S0261-5177(00)00046-7

Simpson, P. M., & Siguaw, J. A. (2008). Perceived travel risks: The traveller perspective and manageability. International Journal of Tourism Research, 10(4), 315-327.

Smith, M., & Kelly, C. (2006). Wellness tourism. Tourism Recreation Research, 31(1), 1-4.

Smith, R. W. (1987). Leisure and disabled tourists: barriers to participation. Annals of Tourism Research, 14(3), 376-389. doi: 10.1016/0160-7383(87)90109-5

Stancioiu, A., Pargaru, I., Vladoi,A., Teodorescu, N., & Puiu, C. (2011). Oltenia–Micro-destination of cultural and medical spa tourism. Theoretical and Applied Economics, 18(12), 43-58.

Taleghani, M., Chirani, E., & Shaabani, A. (2011). Health tourism, tourist satisfaction and motivation. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, 3(4), 546-555.

Turner, L (2007). Medical tourism: Family medicine and international health-related travel. Canadian Family Physician, October 1, 53(10), 1639 - 1641.

Uysal, M., & Crompton, J. L. (1984). Determinants of demand for international tourist flows to Turkey. Tourism Management,5(4), 288-297. doi: 10.1016/0261-5177(84)90025-6

Vitalis, J. E. & Milton, G. A. (2009). Medical travel – Threat or opportunity for U.S. providers? It depends on your perspective. Journal of the Center for Health Innovation. Winter, 10-13. Retrieved from:

Vijaya, R. M. (2010). Medical tourism: Revenue generation or international transfer of healthcare problems? Journal of Economic Issues, 44(1), 53-70. doi: 10.2753/JEI0021-3624440103

Volz, D. (2008). Reverse medical tourism. Hospitals & Health Networks, 82(6), 12-14.

Whittaker, A. A. (2008). Pleasure and pain: Medical travel in Asia. Global Public Health, 3(3), 271-290. doi:10.1080/17441690701463936

York, D. (2008). Medical tourism: The trend toward outsourcing medical procedures to foreign countries. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 28(2), 99-102. doi: 10.1002/chp

Yu, J., & Ko, T. (2012). A cross-cultural study of perceptions of medical tourism among Chinese, Japanese and Korean tourists in Korea. Tourism Management, 33(1), 80-88. doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2011.02.002