The second Argentinean Congress on International Medical Tourism will be held on June 12 and 13 next at the Holtel the Brick of Buenos Aires. It is organized by the Ministry of Tourism of Argentina through the National Institute of Tourism Promotion (INPROTUR), the Argentinean Chamber of Medical Tourism (CIAPSA) and the Chamber of Tourism of Argentina (CAT).
The mission of the National Institute of Tourism Promotion (INPROTUR) is positioning Argentina as an international destination for tourism at outbound markets and making it a leading country in Latin America, for the quality and diversity of its offering in tourism, based on balanced land development, respect for the environment and identity of the local people. For more information: http://www.argentina.travel/en/turismomedico
The Tourism Authority of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires aims to position the City as a global destination. Through its tourism intelligence system, it implements promotion and marketing strategies, based on the identity of its inhabitants and its wide cultural offer. You can find more information at:http://travel.buenosaires.gob.ar
The aim of the Argentinean Chamber of Medical Tourism (CIAPSA) is promoting and positioning Argentinean Medicine in the international health care scenario, coordinating and setting up synergies with the different players involved in international health care and providing institutional representation and advice to members of CIAPSA. For more information: http://www.argentinahealthcare.org/
The Cámara Argentina de Turismo (CAT) has taken on the responsibility for representing, advocating and promoting the development of tourism in Argentina, locally and abroad. To that end, CAT gathers the different sectors and areas involved, is the voice of their shared interests and provides insight on all those issues associated to tourism activities and policies. For more information: http://www.camaradeturismo.org.ar/
The Congress will be focused on the high quality of the medical services available through Medical Tourism in the country. It will receive over 20 exhibitors, both local and from abroad, and over 500 participants from all over the world, hosting a variety of appealing proposals, trends and possibilities for each one of the participants.
Medical Tourism is emerging as an activity with one of the highest growth rates worldwide, especially in Latin America, for the high costs of medicine en certain countries, lack of clinical complexity or experience and a search for wellbeing and a healthy life.
Speakers of great prestige and experience, from the country and abroad, the huge added value of Argentina vis-a-vis other countries, with three Nobel Prizes in Medicine and major discoveries that have helped improve people's health worldwide, a world-class health infrastructure, the variety and beauty of its tourist attractions and the presence of top International Medical Tourism operators will be some of the most important matters to be discussed at the Congress.
There will be opportunities to network, engage in synergistic actions with different players involved in health care, international consulting and representation. An opportunity to see a range of international proposals and in turn promote Argentinean medicine and draw to Argentina patients who leave their countries of origin for better health care.
Key players in the health market
The huge added value of Argentina vis-a-vis other countries, with three Nobel Prizes in Medicine and major discoveries that have helped improve people's health worldwide, a world-class health infrastructure, the variety and beauty of its tourist attractions and the presence of top International Medical Tourism operators will be some of the most important matters to be discussed at the Congress.
Founder of Health Links International, United States.
CEO of MedBrick, Canada.
Director of Medicina Personalizada, Uruguay.
Development Management at Allianz Worldwide Care, Uruguay.
Executive Director From PROMED, Costa Rica.
Surveyor/Consultant, Regional Representative for Latin America, GHA, United States.
PRESIDENT OF STACKPOLE & ASSOCIATES, UNITED STATES.
Member of the CATM Board of Directors and CEO From Xetica
President of CATM and General Manager of La Posada del Qenti
Dean Faculty of Administration University of Flores
Secretary Executive (INPROTUR)
Undersecretary of Technological and Productive Services at the Ministry of Production of the Nation
Assistance to the Traveler - Regional Representative AXA Assistance / Medical Tourism in Argentina
2nd Argentinean Congress on International Medical Tourism
"Argentina is a reliable and enjoyable destination for Medical Tourism"
Hospital Aleman, Clinica Bazterrica e INEBA (day 6/14: Sanatorio de Los Arcos, Clinica NANO de Oftalmología y Hospital Austral)
Lic. Gustavo Santos, Minister of Tourism of the Nation
Mr. Oscar Ghezzi, President of the Argentine Chamber of Tourism
Magister Andres Freire, Minister of Modernization, Innovation and Technology of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires
Ing. Miguel Cané, President of the Argentine Chamber of Medical Tourism
Ing. Miguel Cané
President of CIAPSA and General Manager of La Posada del QENTI
President of Stackpole&Associates.
Director of Medicina Personalizada.
Lic. Carlos Traseira
Member of the CIAPSA Executive Council and CEO of Xetica.
Lic. Pablo Castillo
CEO of MedBrick, a Canadian Company.
Dean Faculty of Administration University of Flores.
Assistance to the Traveler - Regional Representative AXA Assistance / Medical Tourism in Argentina.
Executive Secretary of INPROTUR
Surveyor/Consultant, Regional Representative for Latin America, GHA.
Development Management at Allianz Worldwide Care
Founder of Health Links International
Executive Director From PROMED
Carlos Pallotti,SS of Technology Services of the Nation.
María Soledad Moran, Siemmens.
Leandro Marzano, Commercial Manager of Health and Education.
Juliana Orlando, Martin Jofre, Head of Communications, Companies & Business, Telefonica.
Natalia Gesualdo,Health Manager of Skytel.
Alfonsina Candiello, Cardiovascular Institute of Buenos Aires.
Dr. Hugo Manso, OMINT Assistance.
Dr. Silvio Aguilera, Medical director of vittal.
Dr. Anibal Krivoy, Medical director of Doc24.
Posadas 1232, Buenos Aires.
Posadas 1232, Buenos Aires.
From Ezeiza International Airport (EZE)
Travel time to venue: 40 minutes' drive.
Distance to venue: 36 km (22 miles)
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (domestic airport) (AEP)
Travel time to venue: 15 minutes' drive.
Distance to venue: 7 km (4.3 miles)
The Republic of Argentina, or just Argentina, is a country in the South-East expanse of the South American subcontinent. Organized as a representative, federal republic, it comprises 24 political divisions, of which 23 are provinces and one is an autonomous city, Buenos Aires, its capital and the seat of the federal government.
here are festivals and events in Buenos Aires throughout the year, some of them associated to the city's cultural traditions, and others, such as the Books' Fair, reflect its prestige as the seat of international events.
A leaflets with special activities and events (concerts, exhibitions, etc., in the city) may be obtained at the Tourism Office.
The latitudinal distribution and topographic variety of Argentina allow for a whole range of climates. In general, the predominant climate is temperate, even when the north of the country has tropical climate and the south of the country has subarctic climate. If Argentinean Antarctica is included, the country also has polar climate. The north of the country has very hot, humid summers, with mild, dry winters. The area is subject to regular droughts. The central part of the country has hot summers with rain and thunderstorms, and mild winters. The southern areas have warm summers and cold winters with a great deal of snow, especially in the mountains. The highest areas in all latitudes experience the coldest conditions, with arid climate in the mountains.
Monday to Friday 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Malls are open seven days a week, from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Monday to Friday from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Valid passport, with or without a visa, according to the country of origin. The maximum stay in the country allowed by consular offices is ninety (90) days, which may be extended for the same period only once. Stay extension is applied for with the National Migrations Office (Dirección Nacional de Migraciones). This should take place before the first stay has expired.
Argentina's current population is over 42 million people, almost half of which live in the City and the Province of Buenos Aires. People per square kilometer amount to 14.
The official language of Argentina is Spanish, and differs from the other Latin American variants in the pronunciation of some words. Many of the immigrant communities have preserved their mother tongue and there are at least 17 aboriginal languages.
The official currency of Argentina is the Argentinean Peso. There are $100, $50, $20, $10, $5 and $2 notes and $2.00, $1.00 and 50, 25, 10 cent coins.
Even when US dollars and euros are generally welcome, foreign currency may be exchanged at banks and exchange offices. The passport is required to exchange money. American Express, VISA, Diners and Master Card are welcome.
The exchange rate in Argentina is convenient for foreign tourists. Tourists may also request the reimbursement of the Value-Added Tax (VAT) paid for items bought at stores with the VAT Reimbursement notice: Tax Free.
To get the reimbursement , all bills or tickets should be kept and a form needs to be completed. On the day of departure, tourists have to go to the Information Booths at the airport.
Address: Suipacha 948, 1008 CABA
El Conquistador Hotel: In the Retiro neighborhood, in Buenos Aires, Hotel El Conquistador offers an American buffet breakfast, included in some rates, and free Wi-Fi. It is located 200 meters from 9 de Julio Avenue and 10 minutes on foot from the Colón Theater, the Obelisco and Galerías Pacífico. Ezeiza International Airport is 33 km from the hotel.
Tarifas por habitación
Habitación Single/Doble Standard $ 1100+iva
Habitación Single/Doble Superior $ 1210+iva
Habitación Single/Doble Superior City View $ 1375+iva
Suite triple de 2 ambientes $ 1650+iva
Suite cuádruple de 2 ambientes $ 1980+iva/p>
Check in: 15 hs. / Check out: 12:00 hs.
Address: Cerrito 850, CABA
The Hotel Presidente is situated in the heart of Buenos Aires, within walking distance from the Obelisco, symbol of the city.
Access to the main tourist sights, such as San Telmo, the tango place and the historic civic center of the Casa de Gobierno and its surroundings is easy from the hotel.
Also, the downtown with is business center and financial activity, the Colón theater, Recoleta, the main museums, within meters from the hotel, make it a privileged location.
- Single / dobles estándar USD 62 + IVA
- Single / dobles en pisos superiores USD 72 + IVA
- Suite estándar USD 90 + IVA
- Suite en pisos superiores USD 102 + IVA
- Departamento para 3 y 4 personas USD 124 + IVA
The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, heating, minibar and cable TV. The bathroom has a bathtub and a hair dryer.
- Single / doble estándar USD 62+IVA
- Single / doble ejecutiva USD 72 + IVA
- Single / doble superior USD 82 + iva
Check in: 15 hs. / Check out: 12:00 hs.
OWN GRAND PALERMO SOHO
Tarifa especial: (del 01/01/17 al 30/09/17) JUNIOR SUITE USD 90 + IVA* Per room per night on a single / double basis Value extra bed USD30+IVA*
Rate includes: Breakfast br> Internet connections (wi-fi and cable) br> Free Local Calls br> Business Center Access br> Access to the gym with natural light br> Access to the SPA br> Access to the pool and solarium
* Non-resident guests are exempt from this tax. It is necessary to pay the stay with a credit or debit card from abroad and present a passport or identity document that proves your residence. Foreign citizens who present an Argentine ID must present proof of admission to the issued country Migration from Argentina