September 30, 2015

ELITOUR – Golden Sponsor of the International Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference (IMTEC) in Dubai, under the patronage of the Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT)

For the first time, ELITOUR (Greek Health Tourism Council) is participating as a Golden Sponsor in the largest International Medical Travel Exhibition Conference (IMTEC) to be held in Dubai on 7 and 8 October 2015. ELITOUR’s mission shall comprise the following members: IASO Group, Athens Medical Group, Euromedica Group, Eurodentica Specialized Dental Care and Zante Medical Care.

The publicity of our country as an emerging and powerful medical tourism destination, through its participation in significant international conferences and exhibitions, constitutes the principal pillar of ELITOUR’s strategy for the publicity and promotion of Greece in the foreign markets.

The International Medical Travel Exhibition Conference (IMTEC) is annually held in Dubai and is a unique platform where the participants can promote their healthcare services in the rapidly developing field of medical tourism, network and conclude agreements. With this year’s participation of more than 100 exhibitors, the exhibition is rendered as one of the most important of its kind on a global scale.

Mr. Georgios Stamatiou, President of ELITOUR, stated: “We are proud that through ELITOUR, Greece, for the first time, will have an exceptionally organized and powerful presence in a world-class exhibition. Our country has all the means required for medical tourism development; high scientific level, exquisite medical practices, cutting-edge technological equipment and state-of-the-art medical infrastructure. The aim of ELITOUR is to give prominence to our country’s potentials by establishing its place in the global map of medical tourism. In this effort of ours, we are effectively supported by the Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT) and the Ministry of Tourism and this demonstrates our course in the future. Indeed, the participation of many ELITOUR-members in the exhibition makes the promotion of our country in this field more effective and more consistent”.


ELITOUR (Greek Health Tourism Council) is a non-governmental organization. Its primary aim is to promote Health Tourism in Greece and co-operate with respective bodies abroad.

Founded by the biggest private healthcare providers in the country, it has created a cluster of reliable, state-of-the-art healthcare units and entities from several industries such as airlines, insurance companies, travel agencies, facilitators, hotels, advertising companies, business consultants and certification bodies, all covering the whole spectrum of medical tourism throughout Greece.

ELITOUR is a founding member of the Global Healthcare Travel Council.

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