Ethiopian Airlines and TravoCure Healthcare, the medical travel division and a subsidiary of Akbar Group of Companies headquartered in India, announced their recent Medical Tourism Partnership in order to facilitate services for passengers traveling from Africa to India for medical reasons. This will see both parties conduct joint promotional activities to highlight India as a medical tourism destination for its modern medical technologies at internationally accredited hospitals and clinics.
One of the sectors expanding globally at great pace is the medical tourism industry. Recognized as a trusted provider in this industry, Akbar Travels’ main focus through TravoCure Healthcare has always been to offer a plethora of support services in medical and wellness travel to patients anywhere in the world through the 7000 support staff employed in their vast network of over 200 offices across India including those at airport counters. Therefore, with its latest collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines, passengers traveling to India from Africa for medical reasons will receive discounts for feasible medical treatment through the Akbar Travels Group. This step is to further the company’s mission to offer high-quality healthcare to for lower costs.
Ethiopian Airlines is among the first to initiate a step in providing more convenience and discounted air fares to its medical travelers. Being the first ever Airline to actively participate towards the future success of the medical tourism industry offering a more seamless travel experience for medical travelers, the airline will also be providing better travel packages to medical tourists at affordable costs. Thus, travelers who were once in a dilemma to visit a destination can now confirm their plans, as they can manage their expenditure and costs while managing a convenient tour.
Tigist Eshetu, Regional Director India and subcontinent, Ethiopian Airlines, quoted “Putting our customers first has always been a priority. Which is why at Ethiopian Airlines, we are more than pleased to partner with a reliable organization like the Akbar Travels Group as we’re prepared to go the extra mile and offer medical patients their right to treatment by making a part of their road to recovery seamless and worry – free. Thus, every patient traveling from Africa to India for medical facilities can benefit, as with Akbar Travels we also look forward to many more new path-breaking horizons for the future.”
Commenting on the partnership, Nitheesh Krishnan, CEO, TravoCure Healthcare, said “World-class hospitals and access to highly-skilled English-speaking medical professionals at a fraction of the cost, today is one of the driving factors for many international patients seeking medical treatment in India. At Travocure Healthcare, we believe in meeting this demand to the best of our abilities and thus, we believe our collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines to be the first step towards making our vision a reality.”