Why Do Millions of Tourists Travel for Healthcare?
Why do millions of tourists worldwide travel across borders for healthcare? The answer is not so simple. The medical tourism industry has introduced many benefits for patients around the world, including cost savings, accessing alternative treatments and avoiding long wait times. Countries like Brazil, Singapore and Turkey have jumped on the opportunity to open their healthcare facilities to international patients, and tourists around the world are flocking to these areas in search of quality, specialized healthcare at a fraction of the cost.
To get a sense of where medical tourists are travelling to and what procedures they’re going for, take a look at this infographic: