Content Analysis of Greek Medical Tourism Websites for a Successful Implementation of an E-Marketing Strategy
The growing international demand for top medical services in combination with consumers’ constant research for competitive prices in such services, has led to the growth of medical and health tourism in Greece, mainly because of the country’s Mediterranean climate and its qualified health experts. In accordance with the above, the use of the Internet enables the Greek medical community to expand its marketing and advertising outside its borders. In this paper, the authors try to form a data base of the medical tourism providers in Greece and then they proceed with a website evaluation of the medical tourism providers in order to investigate and appraise their internet appearance. The results of the website evaluation can in turn lead to useful practical results with the aim of providing a successful e-marketing strategy implementation of the medical tourism providers.
KeywordsMedical tourism ICTs in tourism Web evaluation Medical tourism marketing Tourism distribution channels
This paper was funded by the action 80239 of TEI of Athens for the reinforcement of young researchers.
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