Growing Wellness Tourism to Drive the Medical Tourism Industry in Asia

“Increase in wellness tourism which the Asian countries have observed in the past few years will strengthen the overall Asia Medical Tourism Industry to US$ 24 Billion in 2018, says RNCOS.”


Noida, UP -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/26/2014 -- Over the past few years, Asia has become a major destination for wellness tourism. Medical tourists from all over the world visit to the Asian countries to seek alternative therapies. Wellness tourism is a different branch of healthcare tourism, where people head different countries to engage in treatments designed to maintain their personal well-being or enhance their health habits. Tourists often travel in search of authentic and non-traditional therapies that may not be available to them locally.

Asia is home to traditional Chinese medicines, Ayurveda, yoga, meditation and other types of wellness therapies. Wellness tourism is popular in various Asian destinations, such as Thailand and Singapore, where common treatments include therapeutic massages, detoxifying clay baths, balanced Ayurvedic treatments, and colonic cleansings. Several Asian countries have mastered capability in providing spiritual therapies to tourists, and are undertaking significant measures to promote wellness tourism.

Our research on “Asian Medical Tourism Market Outlook 2018” is an outcome of primary and secondary research, and a thorough analysis of industry trends. The report covers a detailed analysis of the medical tourism industry in Asia both in terms of number of tourist arrivals as well as in terms of revenue. At the country level, report covers medical tourist arrivals and revenue generation through this business till 2018. Besides, ranking analysis of various hospitals and treatments has been done talking to the experts in the respective countries to analyze their strengths in terms of healthcare supply. Research also covers the percentage breakup of medical tourists’ arrival from their country of origin.

Report covers the prominent industry players such as Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., Bumrungrad International Hospital, Parkway Pantai, Raffles Hospital and so on, to provide a balanced research outlook of the industry. The section covers recent activities which entail different investments, opening up of more healthcare centres, achievements and some other current updates related to the hospitals involved in medical tourism besides business overview to understand more about that particular hospital.

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