The GCC medical tourism market is projected to exhibit a growth rate (CAGR) of 25% during 2023-2028. The growing healthcare standard, easy accessibility and availability of treatments, favorable travel policies, including visa facilitation and simplified travel procedures, rising multi-specialty hospital and clinics and increasing emphasis on post-treatment care represent some of the key factors driving the market.
Medical tourism refers to the practice of individuals traveling across international borders to seek medical care. It commonly involves surgical procedures, dental treatments, alternative therapies, and wellness programs. Medical tourism is facilitated by accredited healthcare institutions that possess state-of-the-art medical equipment, internationally certified medical professionals, and streamlined patient care systems. It offers elective procedures as well as complex, specialized surgeries, such as cardiac surgery, dental reconstruction, and cosmetic surgeries. Medical tourism is cost-effective compared to domestic healthcare and provides advantages including access to specialized treatments, reduced waiting time, and the opportunity to combine medical care with leisure activities. Medical tourism is often supported by collaborative arrangements between healthcare facilities and tourism agencies, thereby offering integrated services like medical visas, interpreter services, and comfortable accommodation.
GCC Medical Tourism Market Trends:
The high standard of healthcare in the region, facilitated by cutting-edge medical technology and experienced practitioners attracting patients from across the globe, is one of the major factors driving the market growth. Additionally, the increasing popularity of medical tourism in the region, as it offers competitive pricing for medical procedures compared to Western countries, providing an economic advantage to patients, is creating a positive outlook for the market growth. Moreover, the strategic geographic location of the GCC region, serving as a hub connecting Europe, Asia, and Africa, and making it convenient for patients from these continents to access its medical facilities is providing a thrust to the market growth. Besides this, the increasing implementation of governmental policies, often facilitating medical visas and even offering tax incentives for medical tourists, is positively impacting the market growth. In addition to this, the rising multi-specialty hospitals and clinics specializing in medical tourism and creating an organized infrastructure for international patients are propelling the market growth. Along with this, the increasing emphasis on post-treatment care, including rehabilitation services, enhancing the overall value proposition, is favoring the market growth. Furthermore, the rising cultural compatibility, particularly in language and food, making the region an attractive destination is supporting the market growth. Apart from this, the increasing prevalence of telemedicine consultations for pre- and post-operative care and partnerships with international insurance companies for hassle-free payments are strengthening the market growth.
GCC Medical Tourism Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the GCC medical tourism market report, along with forecasts at the regional and country levels for 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on treatment type, gender and service provider.
Treatment Type Insights:
- Cosmetic Treatment
- Dental Treatment
- Cardiovascular Treatment
- Orthopaedic Treatment
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the treatment type. This includes cosmetic treatment, dental treatment, cardiovascular treatment, orthopaedic treatment, and others.
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the gender. This includes male and female.
Service Provider Insights:
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the service provider has also been provided in the report. This includes private and public.
- Saudi Arabia
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Oman.
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the market. Competitive analysis such as market structure, key player positioning, top winning strategies, competitive dashboard, and company evaluation quadrant has been covered in the report. Also, detailed profiles of all major companies have been provided.
GCC Medical Tourism Market Report Coverage:
|Base Year of the Analysis
|Scope of the Report
||Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
- Treatment Type
- Service Provider
|Treatment Types Covered
||Cosmetic Treatment, Dental Treatment, Cardiovascular Treatment, Orthopaedic Treatment, Others
|Service Providers Covered
||Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the GCC medical tourism market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the GCC medical tourism market?
- What is the breakup of the GCC medical tourism market on the basis of treatment type?
- What is the breakup of the GCC medical tourism market on the basis of gender?
- What is the breakup of the GCC medical tourism market on the basis of service provider?
- What are the various stages in the value chain of the GCC medical tourism market?
- What are the key driving factors and challenges in the GCC medical tourism market?
- What is the structure of the GCC medical tourism market and who are the key players?
- What is the degree of competition in the GCC medical tourism market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders:
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the GCC medical tourism market from 2017-2028.
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the GCC medical tourism market.
- Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the GCC medical tourism industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.