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Why luxury brands should focus in on Middle East strategy

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11-Dec-18 Luxury brands should not overlook the growing market in the Middle East, with a projected growth of 50 percent for clothing and footwear. Sotheby’s notes that demand for rare and modern watches is at an all-time high in the region. [image: Luxury Society]

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Police bust USD145 mn medical tourism scam in China

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06-Dec-18 Police in China have arrested 132 people over a medical tourism scam targeting wealthy Chinese that netted nearly USD145 mn. Research firm Global Growth Markets estimates 500,000 Chinese travel abroad for medical tourism every year, spending at least USD10 bn. [image: Chinanews.cn]

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AXA launches new global healthcare proposition in Saudi Arabia

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03-Dec-18 AXA has launched an international corporate healthcare proposition, the Prestige plan, in Saudi Arabia. The proposition allows members to use hospital networks and cashless facilities within the Kingdom as well as AXA's global network. [image: International Investment]

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Abu Dhabi's plan to grow medical tourism

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09-Nov-18 Medical tourism represents an integral part of Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision 2030. While the launch is running behind schedule, it is ultimately seeking to do as well as or better than its UEA rival Dubai in medical tourism. [image: IMTJ]

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Middle East and Africa lead region for medical tourism growth

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02-Nov-18 The global medical trend continues to edge upwards in the larger medical markets such as Brazil, China, India, Mexico and the UAE. The largest increases will be seen in the Middle East and Africa where the  trend increased to 9.9%. [image: Willis Towers Watson]

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