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Medical tourism value in India to touch USD 9 bn by 2020: Govt

by December 18, 2017 General

The has said that the value of in is likely to reach a whopping USD 9 billion by 2020 as compared to the USD 3 in 2015.

Tourism KJ ALphons today informed the that has emerged as a major destination over the years.

Alphons said that according to a Ministry of Commerce report published in 2016, is among the top six medical value travel destinations of the world which also include Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and

“It is further informed that as per the report, through adequate focus and effective execution, Indian medical value travel, pegged at 3 billion USD in 2015, can be 9 billion USD opportunity by 2020”, the said.

Alphons went on to say that the ministry had recognised medical and wellness promotion tourism as niche tourism product for promotion, organised wellness and promotion shows and also produced a film on it.

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