Within the past couple of years, the number of travelers visiting Japan for medical-related services and exams has been increasing Significantly. Hence, the Tokyo government is introducing unique packages for medical tourists coming to Japan for medical purposes. These packages will combine the medical procedure itself, sightseeing tours and much more.
The goal is to target wealthy people, in hopes that these packages not only draw them in, but their entire family as well. The countries that will be mainly targeted include China, Russia, and Southeast Asian nations.
The packages will be unique to tourists, highlighting sightseeing spots and something for the whole family. For example, one travel package will be a rehabilitation hospital that has a hot springs for the family members. Likewise, patients with orthopedic issues can take therapeutic walks in the forest with their families when not in treatment.