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Asia-Pacific Medical Tourism Outlook

Asia-Pacific Medical Tourism Outlook

Medical Tourism revenue of Asia-Pacific region (APAC) stood at $􂀀 billion in 2014 with Thailand accounting for almost 􂀀% of this revenue.

The growth in the medical tourism industry in APAC is primarily driven by the demand for quality healthcare for the rising population that is also aging and cheap treatment costs compared to western countries such as the United States (US) and the United Kingdome (UK).

Key growth restraints in the medical tourism industry in APAC are political unrest in Thailand and emergence of new medical tourism hubs.

Medical tourists spend nearly 􂀀– % of their overall expenditure on treatment costs, whereas the remainder is spent on airfares, accommodation, food, and travel.

A majority of the medical tourists in APAC are from Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Only a few patients visit from the US and Europe.

Medical tourists travel alone or with their spouses. Some medical tourists travel with other relatives and friends. These travelers present revenue generation opportunities, especially, for airline and hotel sectors.

About this report

This research service provides an analysis of the medical tourism industry in the APAC region. It provides a detailed analysis of the current trends, market size, revenue forecast, drivers, and restraints in medical tourism industry in the region. Market participants and key opinion leaders in APAC hospitals were interviewed to obtain their perceptions of trends and opportunities in the hospital industry. The regional scope of this research service includes India, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, the Philippines, and Vietnam.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
  • APAC Revenue Forecast
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Medical Tourism Industry*: Revenue Forecast, APAC, 2013-2019
    • Scenario Revenue Forecast
      • Table Medical Tourism Industry*: Scenario Revenue Forecast, APAC, 2013-2019
  • Medical Tourism-Thailand
    • Thailand-Summary
    • Thailand-Revenue and Patient Trends
    • Thailand-Scenario Revenue Forecast
      • Table Medical Tourism Industry: Scenario Revenue Forecast, Thailand, 2013-2019
    • Thailand-Hospital Infrastructure
    • Thailand-Qualitative Insights
    • Thailand-SWOT Analysis
    • Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Public Company Limited
    • Other Hospitals in Thailand
  • Medical Tourism-Malaysia
    • Malaysia-Summary
    • Malaysia-Revenue and Patient Trends
    • Malaysia-Scenario Revenue Forecast
      • Table Medical Tourism Industry: Scenario Revenue Forecast, Malaysia, 2013-2019
    • Malaysia-Hospital Infrastructure
    • Malaysia-Qualitative Insights
    • Malaysia-SWOT Analysis
    • IHH Healthcare Berhad
    • Other Hospitals
  • Medical Tourism-India
    • India-Summary
    • India-Revenue and Patient Trends
    • India-Scenario Revenue Forecast
      • Table Medical Tourism Industry: Scenario Revenue Forecast, India, 2013-2019
    • India-Hospital Infrastructure
    • India-Qualitative Insights
    • India-SWOT Analysis
    • Apollo Hospitals
    • Fortis Healthcare Limited
    • Max Healthcare
  • Medical Tourism-Singapore
    • Singapore-Summary
    • Singapore-Revenue and Patient Trends
    • Singapore-Scenario Revenue Forecast
      • Table Medical Tourism Industry: Scenario Revenue Forecast, Singapore, 2013-2019
    • Singapore-Hospital Infrastructure
    • Singapore-Qualitative Insights
    • Singapore-SWOT Analysis
    • Raffles Medical Group Ltd (RMG)
    • Singapore-Other Medical Facilities
  • Medical Tourism-South Korea
    • South Korea-Summary
    • South Korea-Revenue and Patient Trends
    • South Korea-Scenario Revenue Forecast
      • Table Medical Tourism Industry: Scenario Revenue Forecast, South Korea, 2013-2019
    • South Korea-Hospital Infrastructure
    • South Korea-Qualitative Insights
    • South Korea-SWOT Analysis
    • Asan Medical Center
  • Medical Tourism-The Philippines
    • The Philippines-Current Development
    • The Philippines-Medical Facilities
      • Table Medical Tourism Industry: Top Medical Facilities, The Philippines, 2014
  • Medical Tourism-Taiwan
    • Taiwan-Current Development
    • Taiwan-Medical Facilities
  • Regional Analysis
    • JCI Accredited Hospitals
    • Top 3 Medical Tourists Profile
    • Treatment Cost-Comparison
      • Table Medical Tourism Industry: Treatment Cost** in Different Countries, APAC, 2013*
    • Healthcare Expenditure Versus Patient Spending
    • Importance of Hospital Services
    • Importance of Country Services
    • Importance of Country Services Discussion
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-Key Trends

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