The medical tourism industry will soon have a
unique platform to gain business insight and forge strategic
alliances at the Healthcare Travel Exhibition and Congress.
According to market analysts, the medical
tourism industry worldwide is growing by 15-20% annually, and the
Asian market alone will generate revenue of more than US$4.4
billion by 2012.
Aiming to be the region's premier medical tourism event,
Healthcare Travel Exhibition and Congress 2009 will give
healthcare professionals and decision makers access to industry
trends, best practices, and thought leadership to tap into Asia's
Organised by Informa Life Sciences,
Healthcare Travel Exhibition and Congress 2009 will be held from 28 to 30 June
2009 at The Fairmont Hotel, Singapore, the issues covered will
range from marketing, insurance, patient care, service quality,
telemedicine, post-operative care to travel.
A highlight of the event is the
two-day Healthcare Travel Congress, which will feature more than
30 CEOs and industry luminaries from institutions like Singhealth,
National Healthcare Group, Raffles Medical Group and Parkway Group
Healthcare from Singapore, US' Mayo Clinic, Apollo Hospitals Group
from India, and Bumrungrad International in Thailand.
congress will offer case studies and interactive panel discussions
to help companies in the medical tourism industry overcome
challenges and enhance their market position. More than 30
exhibitors will also be exhibiting their latest innovations,
products and services during the three-day exhibition.
Healthcare Travel Exhibition and Congress 2009 is sponsored by
Singapore Medicine, CKMP-Council for Korea Medicine Overseas
Promotion and National Healthcare Group. The event is also
supported by International Enterprise Singapore, International
Medical Travel Association (IMTA), Life Insurance Association,
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Spa and Wellness
Association Singapore, Thai Spa Association, and Spa Association
"Asia is right at the centre of the medical
tourism phenomenon," said Andrew Keable, Divisional Director of
Life Sciences Division, IIR Asia Pacific. "This makes Healthcare
Travel Exhibition and Congress 2009 an excellent platform to
discover opportunities and strike partnerships in Asia's thriving
healthcare travel industry."
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