BookDoc taps TripAdvisor content

KUALA LUMPUR, 18 January 2017: BookDoc announced, Wednesday, its latest content partnership with the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor.

BookDoc users are now able to search for top-rated restaurants and attractions around the vicinity of their healthcare appointments in Malaysia, Singapore , Hong Kong and Thailand when using either the BookDoc mobile app or website.

TripAdvisor achieves 390 million average monthly unique visitors and 435 million reviews and opinions covering 6.8 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions.

inside no 5The content partnership with TripAdvisor marks the latest enhancement to BookDoc’s that allows users to search and book healthcare professionals (doctors, dentists, physiotherapists, chiropractors)  anywhere, and integrates with navigation (Google Map, Waze), transport (Grab, Uber and AirAsia) and accommodation (Agoda) to make healthcare appointments and related bookings.

This latest content enhancement with TripAdvisor provides users with the top 10 restaurants and attractions nearby medical facilities, as recommended by independent user reviews.

“The global medical tourism market is estimated to be worth USD40 to USD50 billion, while the Southeast Asia market stands at around USD3 to USD5 billion. These markets have been chalking up double-digit growths. In addition, the uneven depreciation of regional currencies against US dollars have rendered some of these destinations more attractive, and Malaysia is one of them.”

BookDoc is in four markets, and with this latest tie-up, we hope to make it more convenient not only for the one going for healthcare appointment, but also for the accompanying family members or friends, especially in unfamiliar territories,” explained BookDoc CEO and founder, Chevy Beh.

“BookDoc” App is downloadable for free on Apple App Store (for iOS) and Google Play Store (for Android), and syncs seamlessly with tracking Apps – Apple Health, S Health and Google Fit; and wearables — Fitbit, Jawbone and Mi Band.

It has a presence in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand.

(Source: PRNewswire)