Report: Medical Travel Summit to Take Place in Costa Rica

Breaking Travel News is reporting that ICT, the Costa Rica tourism board, is once again co-sponsors of The International Medical Travel Summit 2012 on April 23-25 in San Jose.

The Summit will be held at the Real Intercontinental Hotel in Escazu, Costa Rica, close to excellent shopping, nightlife and a variety of local and international dining options.

The 2011 Medical Travel Summit was attended by more than 500 people, representing 15 nations from Latin America, North America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. The 2012 Medical Travel Summit is expected to break previous attendance records, according to the report.

Registration pricing from now through April 23 will be $400 for PROMED members and $450 for non-members.

Online event registration is available at

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