Research and Markets: This Asian Medical Tourism Analysis Forecasts the Industry to Grow At A CAGR of Around 17% during 20

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Asian Medical Tourism Analysis (2008-2012)" report to their offering.

Despite the global economic downturn, medical tourism has emerged as the fastest growing segment of the Asian tourism industry. The cost of medical treatments in developed countries, particularly in the US and the UK, has been significantly high, which has prompted the patients from these regions to visit cost effective destinations. Moreover, economic slowdown in the West has eroded spending pattern habits in developed countries and therefore, people now are looking towards Asia. At present, medical tourism in this region is in its infancy, but has enormous potential for future growth and development.

As per this new research report Asian Medical Tourism Analysis (2008-2012), the Asian medical tourism industry revenue is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 17% during 2010-2012. Asian countries such as India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand have been pouring investments into their healthcare infrastructure to meet the demand for quality-assured medical care through first-class facilities and highly trained medical specialists, including tertiary hospital care.

The Asian medical tourism industry is currently growing at double-digit growth rate. Thailand, India, and Singapore have dominated the regions medical tourism industry, with a combined market share of around 90% in 2009. However, this research foresees India to emerge as one of the fastest growing medical tourism industries, accounting for around 26% of the regions industry by 2012. In this regard, the publisher has done an in-depth analysis of key factors driving growth in the countrys medical tourism industry.

Asian Medical Tourism Analysis (2008-2012) provides comprehensive research and unbiased analysis of current market performance and future outlook of key Asian medical tourism markets Thailand, Singapore, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and South Korea. It acknowledges the fact that the six Asian markets covered in the report have vast differences in terms of cost, infrastructure, human resources, patient perceptions, competencies, and level of government support. Each of the fact has been thoroughly studied in the report. The report provides valuable information to clients looking to venture into these markets and helps them to devise strategies.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Analyst View
  • Market Trends
  • Market Drivers
  • Asian Medical Tourism Market
  • Asian Medical Tourism Destination Analysis
  • Market Outlook to 2012
  • Key Players

Companies Mentioned:

  • Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd.
  • Bumrungrad Hospital Public Co. Ltd.
  • Parkway Health
  • Raffles Medical Group
  • St. Luke's Medical Center

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KEYWORDS:   Asia Pacific

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Surgery  Health  Hospitals  Other Health