MED.I.TOUR: Medical Tourism creates an integrated niche market in Med Area

Thematic objective: A.1 Business and SMEs development
Priority: Priority A.1.3 Encourage sustainable tourism initiatives and actions aimed at diversifying into new segments and niches
Brief description of the project: The project will identify the potential for the creation of a Competitive Medical Tourism Market in the Mediterranean Sea Basin through the identification of strengths and weaknesses of Medical and Tourism Sector and the incorporation of innovative methods and technologies for the creation of advanced Medical Tourism services
Main objectives – issues to be addressed: To create a Virtual Medical Tourism Facilitator, which will facilitate the collaboration among the stakeholders, Providers of Medical and Tourism Services, of this niche market in Med Region, with the scope to build a stronger sustainable competitive advantage for Med EU B2B medical tourism market members.
Expected results: Diversification of the tourism offer, exploitation of the Medical assets, expansion of the touristic period.
Partners already involved: Federsanità Servizi Srl (LP, Italy), DEPAN (Greece), University of Macedonia (Greece), Municipality of Geroskipou (Cyprus), Ministry of Tourism of Jordan (Jordan)
Partners searched: Partners from MPCs (Mediterranean Partner Countries: i.e. Tunisia, Egypt, Israel) and Spain: 1. Public Authorities at local, regional or national level (i.e. Municipalities, Regions, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Tourism, National Agencies of Health and Tourism. 2. Private Bodies with Medical and Tourism expertise (i.e. associations of private hospitals, associations of Hotels, etc.)
Total estimated budget: 2.100.000 €
First name: Mathilde
Last name: De Bonis
Name of the organisation: Federsanità Servizi Srl
Type of organisation: Company or other economic operator
City: Rome
Country: Italy
Email: partnership@smesystem.it ; t.patsoules@depan.eu
Phone number: +30 6933 001511
Skype contact: mathi19876 | theodoros.patsoules
Website: http://www.federsanita.it