Destination Ranking

The destination selection consisted of three criteria. First, we identified the most important one as identified in the popular press and the literature. Second, we conducted a global survey with 4,000 prospective medical tourism patients. and 394 members from the Medical Tourism Association (MTA) and asked respondents which countries are the most important one for Medical Tourism. Third, we also wanted to have certain regions covered to have a more balanced geographical distribution. The 2016 MTI considers 41 destinations from the Middle East, Asia, Americas, Africa, and Europe. It considers about 60% of the worlds population. The following countries have been considered in the MTI 2016.

Africa:
Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia

Asia:
China, India, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan

The Americas:
Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama

Europe:
France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Poland, Russia, Spain, Turkey, UK

Middle East:
Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

Arabic:
Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia

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