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26/04/2010: Ambassador Gaa Leads Inauguration of US Firm Investing in Medical Tourism in the Philippines

Ambassador Gaa Leads Inauguration of US Firm Investing in Medical Tourism in the Philippines

26 APRIL 2009 LAS VEGAS, NV – Ambassador Willy C. Gaa leads ribbon cutting ceremonies during the inauguration of Medical Tour Experts, Inc. (MTE) in Nevada.  MTE’s focus is in directing medical tourism clients in the United States to the Philippines.  In his remarks, Ambassador Gaa pointed out that medical tourism is one of the 10 priority areas for investment and development in the Philippines, with investments already recorded at 1.5 billion pesos in 2008.  The Philippines’ Department of Tourism projects that by 2015, the Philippines will have as many as 200,000 customers of the global medical tourism industry.  END