Represents a global multi-million-dollar event and that is expected to grow dramatically over the next decade. For people who are willing to receive medical services and facilities, cost is a key factor in making decisions about receiving medical services abroad.
What is Health Tourism or Medical Tourism?
Health tourism or medical tourism is an attractive
topic in the tourism industry and the medical and beauty services industry. Every year millions of people travel to other countries to receive better quality and cheaper healthcare services. Thailand, Mexico and India are among the most attractive tourist destinations in the world. On average, tourist income is more than three times that of traditional tourism. According to the Medical Tourism Agency (MTA), in 2015 more than 10 million people have traveled to Asia for health and beauty services. In the Middle East, Turkey, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates have many plans to attract tourists and have made significant advances in attracting travelers.