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Medical tourism needs a shot in the arm, say travel agents

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Travel agents are calling for Thailand to improve its medical tourism by adding new services and maintaining its high treatment standards. 

The information was gathered from a recent Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) survey of 22 medical travel agents from the US, Australia, the Middle East and Europe. The agents said foreigners are still looking for experienced doctors, advanced technologies and high-quality facilities and staff when they come to Thailand.

Medicine is a strong revenue generator among tourism services.

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