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  • Vaccine Maitri to help boost India’s medical tourism industry: Experts Mar 23, 2021 01:30 PM IST

    Vaccine Maitri to help boost India’s medical tourism industry: Experts

    Foreign tourist arrivals in India for medical purposes are up over six times over the past decade ending 2019.

  • Working to link hospitals with foreign insurance firms to boost medical tourism, says Prahlad Patel Dec 20, 2020 07:38 PM IST

    Working to link hospitals with foreign insurance firms to boost medical tourism, says Prahlad Patel

    Prahlad Patel said the aim is to ensure that foreign nationals seeking medical treatment in India can arrive here with their own insurance which would be recognised by all health centres here.

  • Medical tourism sector needs govt support to get back on its feet: Sangita Reddy Sep 27, 2020 12:00 PM IST

    Medical tourism sector needs govt support to get back on its feet: Sangita Reddy

    While there is easing out of the lockdown, it will take government level discussions to help bring patients in for treatment, Sangita Reddy added.

  • Covid-19 pandemic | A grim forecast for the tourism sector Mar 20, 2020 10:28 AM IST

    Covid-19 pandemic | A grim forecast for the tourism sector

    The tourism and hospitality sector that is in need of financial assistance is less likely to find any favour from the banking sector as the past record of the hospitality sector is riddled with loan defaults.

  • India's medical tourism market expected to touch $9 billion by 2020: Report Nov 14, 2019 07:48 PM IST

    India's medical tourism market expected to touch $9 billion by 2020: Report

    As per the report titled ‘India: Building Best Practices in Healthcare Services Globally 2019’, the country is one of the preferred destinations for MVT, occupying the fifth position among 41 major medical tourism destinations as per Medical Tourism Index Overall ranking, 2016.

  • Number of foreigners coming to India for medical purposes doubled from 2015 to 2017: Govt Jun 25, 2019 08:15 PM IST

    Number of foreigners coming to India for medical purposes doubled from 2015 to 2017: Govt

    In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Patel said the number of such tourists was 2,33,918 in 2015 and 4,27,014 in 2016.

  • India making a strong statement in medical tourism: Rita Teaotia Aug 12, 2017 09:32 AM IST

    India making a strong statement in medical tourism: Rita Teaotia

    Over 70 countries and 600 buyers from Africa, the Middle-East, Europe, the US, the UK, and Asia are set to take part in the event. The summit is meant to promote India as a premier global healthcare destination and streamline healthcare services export.

  • Higher visa-on-arrival limit to boost medical tourism Mar 09, 2015 10:01 PM IST

    Higher visa-on-arrival limit to boost medical tourism

    Chennai's healthcare industry is cheering the higher visa-on-arrival limit proposed by the Finance Minister in this year's Budget. This city's booming medical tourism industry seems confident that the move will boost its prospects in the months to come, reports CNBC-TV18 Jude Sannith.

  • Pop culture, wealthy Chinese spur medical tourism in Asia Oct 04, 2011 01:50 PM IST

    Pop culture, wealthy Chinese spur medical tourism in Asia

    It is one of Asia's fastest growing industries and shows no signs of losing steam even as the global economy wobbles.

  • Indian medical tourism to touch Rs 10800cr by '15: Assocham Aug 05, 2011 03:18 PM IST

    Indian medical tourism to touch Rs 10800cr by '15: Assocham

    Market size of the Indian medical tourism sector is likely to more than double to Rs 10,800 crore by 2015 from Rs 4,500 crore at present, industry, chamber Assocham today said in its study.

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