Sectors/Medical Tourism Sector on the Rise

Medical tourism is a segment representing organized travel to undergo an affordable medical treatment in a different country. The global medical tourism market was valued at $53,768 million in 2017, and is estimated to reach at $143,461 million by 2025. Lower costs and quality of care are the main attractions of the medical tourists but safety needs to be considered as well.


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U.S. MEDICAL TOURISM - STEADY GROWTH medical

U.S. MEDICAL TOURISM - STEADY GROWTH

Pat Hyland

Since ancient times people have turned to travel to faraway lands in the pursuit of health and wellness, as well as recreation and spiritually enlightened. The ancients travelled to Greece, North Africa, Egypt, and Rome for all these things and even today little has changed. In fact, with the advances, we've made in modern medicine, and of course communication and transportation technology it should be no surprise that the medical tourism industry is bigger than ever. At least 20 million people...
DENTAL TOURISM IS FLOURISHING IN COSTA RICA medical

DENTAL TOURISM IS FLOURISHING IN COSTA RICA

Michael Trout

Recently, “Euro Monitor” conducted a research study on dentistry and plastic surgery work in Costa Rica. According to the research report, 90% of dental work is performed on foreigners in Costa Rican hospitals. Of course, the reason for this popularity is the low cost and high quality of the dental treatments. Costa Rica: A Popular Destination for Dental Tourism Costa Rican hospitals and dental clinics offer affordable dental packages – which include X-ray and prosthesis cost...
NATURAL ALTERNATIVE CANCER CLINIC IN SPAIN medical

NATURAL ALTERNATIVE CANCER CLINIC IN SPAIN

Alec Hills

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with cancer? Are you looking for a complete program which combines both holistic and natural treatments? If the answer is yes, then the Budwig Center Cancer Clinic in beautiful Malaga, Southern Spain, has everything you need. Ideal for anybody seeking treatment, the clinic’s staff speaks English, Spanish, French, Russian and Ukrainian, and is proud to have treated various types of cancer in people from all five continents. Because of this, people tra...
MEDICAL TOURISM GENERATES SIGNIFICANT REVENUES FOR MEXICO medical

MEDICAL TOURISM GENERATES SIGNIFICANT REVENUES FOR MEXICO

Anna Luebke

Over the last years, Mexico’s medical tourism market has grown, according to data provided by both Deloitte and Oxford Business Group (OBG). In 2017, medical tourism generated 3.5 billion dollars and the figure is expected to increase at least four times by 2030, as long as the appropriate policies are implemented and there is greater participation of the private sector. The expert in the tourism industry of Deloitte Mexico, María Teresa Solís Trejo, stated that there are f...