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Speciality Tourism: Market Research Report

December 2011 | 189 pages | ID: S5A8479903DEN
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The global outlook series on Specialty Tourism provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings.

The report offers an aerial view of Specialty Tourism industry, highlights latest market trends, key growth drivers, and major challenges.

Market discussions in the report are amply illustrated with 45 fact-rich market data tables, charts, and graphs.

Regional markets briefly abstracted include the United States, Japan, Bulgaria, Finland, France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, Australia, China, India, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Argentina, Brazil, Iran, Israel, and South Africa among others.

The report also offers a recapitulation of recent mergers, acquisitions, service launches, and corporate developments.

Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 228 companies worldwide.
1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

World Tourism Market - Overview

Table 1. Global Current & Future Analysis for Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015

Tourism to Witness New Highs in Post-Recession Scenario
Specialty Tourism - A Prelude
Adventure Tourism - The Fastest Growing Segment of Leisure Travel
Adventure Tourism is No More the Young Men’s Pie
Expedition Travel – A Growing Market
The Bucket List Adventure Travel
Declining Brand Loyalty Among Leisure Travelers
Medical Tourism – An Overview

Table 2. Global Current & Future Analysis for Medical Tourism Market – Annual Revenue in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015

Medical Tourism Drives Demand for Medical Equipment
Cosmetic Procedures – The Leading Medical Tourism Segment
Evolution Timeline of Medical Tourism
Growth Factors
Low Medical Costs

Table 3. Cost of Various Medical Procedures by Country
Table 4. Cost of Various Medical Transplant Procedures when Patient Brings the Donor by Country

Demographics
Less Waiting Time
Exorbitant Treatment Cost
High Success Rates
Advanced Medical and Infrastructure Facilities
High-Level Room Care
Minimal Insurance Cover
Inadequate Facilities at Home Country
Complementary Services
Information Sharing
The Role of Accreditation Bodies

Table 5. JCI Accredited Facilities by Select Country - Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Brazil, India, Thailand, Mexico, Malaysia, and Costa Rica

The Influence of Affiliations
Top Priorities of Medical Tourists
Constraints in Medical Tourism Market
Strategies to Address Key Issues
Accreditation
Joint Ventures
Medical Tourism Boosts Hospitality Industry
Medical Tourism Promotes Hotel Industry
Western Health Experts Not in Favor of Medical Tourism
Private Sector Dominates the Healthcare Services Market
Increasing Role of Government in Medical Tourism Industry
Spas and Hospitals Overlap
Dental Tourism: A Burgeoning Market
Culinary Travel Gains Momentum
Comparison between Asian and Latin American Medical Tourism Industry

2.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Tourism - Introduction
Background
Classification of Tourism Industry
Specialty Tourism
Adjectival Tourism
A Peek into Select Tourism Types
Adventure Tourism
Overseas Adventure Tourism
Adventure Travel for the Physically Challenged
Battlefield Tourism
Creative Tourism
Dark Tourism
Eco-Tourism
Background to Eco-tourism
Criteria of Eco-tourism
Natural Resource Management
Guidelines & Education for Eco-tourism Sustainability
Sustainability Enhancement Methods
Mismanagement in Eco-tourism
Environmental Impacts
Environmental Hazards
Local Communities
Threat to Indigenous Cultures
Educational Tourism
Geo-Tourism
Green Tourism
Leisure Tourism
Mass Tourism
Coastal Resort Tourism (Coastal Tourism)
Residential Tourism
Cruise Tourism
Marine and Coastal Tourism: Historical Review
Impact of Mass Tourism
Environmental Concerns
Social Concerns
Medical Tourism
Historical Background of Medical Tourism
Segments of Medical Tourism
Dental Tourism
Fertility Tourism
Who Seeks Out and Where?
Hospital Supply Chain and Logistics
The Supply Chain Network for an International Patient
Logistics Management
Procedure of Medical Tourism
International Healthcare Accreditation
Issues Facing Medical Tourism
Care Quality
Legal Issues
Ethical Concerns
Popular Destinations for Medical Travel
Space Tourism
Historic Review
Space Tourists
Sub-Orbital Flights
Virgin Galactic
Space Laws in the United States
Spiritual Tourism
Sport Tourism
Winter Tourism

3.MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

4.STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS

5.SERVICE LAUNCHES

A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

1.THE UNITED STATES

Tourism Industry - Overview
Tourism Industry in Colorado Eyes Heritage
Key Demographic Facts

Table 6. US Current & Future Analysis for Leisure Travel Market – Annual Expenditures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015

Trends & Issues
Time Poverty Strikes Tourism Industry
US Medical Tourism Comes Out of Economic Recession
Internet Emerges as the Leading Tool for Travel Planning
Demand for Online Concierges Grows
Local Healthcare Providers Attempt to Promote Domestic Medical Tourism
Employers and Insurers Favor Medical Tourism
Family Reunion Travel Spurts
Travelers Search for Trusted Travel Information
A Peek into Medical Tourism Market
US: Losing Out on Price
Adopting Real Cost Control
Inbound Medical Tourism: A Minor Market

Table 7. US Inbound Medical Tourism Market: Inbound Patient Flow (in Thousands) and Inbound Medical Tourists Expenditure (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2011 & 2012

Outbound Medical Tourism: Inevitable Growth

Table 8. US Outbound Medical Tourism Market: Flow of Outbound Patients (in Thousands) and Spending by Outbound Medical Tourists (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2011 & 2012

Patients Travel in Search of Alternative Treatments
Preferred Destinations
Growth Factors
Domestic Medical Tourism
Healthcare Outsourcing - An Overview
US Hospitals - Overseas
Setting Global Standards
Medical Facilitators are in Demand
Requirement of Unbiased and Informed Advocacy
Assessing Standards of Medical Care at Facility Level
Eco-Tourism on the Rise
Adventure Travel Market to Grow

Table 9. US Current & Future Analysis for Adventure Travel Market – Annual Expenditure in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015

2.CANADA

Overview

3.JAPAN

Overview
Japan Displays Lukewarm Response to Medical Tourism
Government Intensifies Efforts to Promote Medical Tourism

4.EUROPE

Tourism in Europe -Overview
Tourism in Pre-Twentieth Century

Table 10. European Current & Future Analysis for Travel & Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015
Table 11. Online Travel & Tourism Market in Europe (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Service Type – Air Travels, Hotels and other Accommodations, Package Tours, Rail, and Car Rentals

Infertility Tourism Defies Economic Recession
Adventure Tourism Market

Table 12. European Tourism Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of International Arrivals by Region

Trends
Private Medical Care Tourism Destinations for Westerners

4A.BULGARIA

Current and Future Analysis

Table 13. Bulgarian Current & Future Analysis for Tourism Market – Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

Tourism Industry - Overview

4B.FINLAND

Nature Tourism in Finland – An Overview

4C.FRANCE

Overview
Golf Tourism to Shoot Up
Spiritual Tourism: Healing Waters of Lourdes
Historical Background

4D.GERMANY

German Medical Tourism – An Insight

4E.HUNGARY

Overview

4F.MALTA

Healthcare System in Malta – An Overview

4G.POLAND

Poland – A Growing Medical Tourism Destination

4H.PORTUGAL

Healthcare Tourism – A Brief

4I.RUSSIA

Current and Future Analysis

Table 14. Russian Current & Future Analysis for Travel & Tourism by Category – Personal Travel & Tourism, and Business Travel & Tourism Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015

Tourism Industry – Overview

4J.SLOVAKIA

Overview

4K.SPAIN

Hospitality & Leisure Industry - Overview

4L.TURKEY

Turkey - A Key Tourist Destination
Medical Tourism Industry in Turkey

Table 15. Turkish Current & Future Analysis for Medical Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

Growth in Investments
Turkey Eyeing Larger Share in European Medical Tourism Sector

4M.UKRAINE

Overview

4N.THE UNITED KINGDOM

Leisure Tourism Industry in the UK – A Brief
Outbound Medical Tourists – An Overview

Table 16. UK Current & Future Analysis for Medical Tourism Market - Annual Expenditure in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015
Table 17. UK Medical Tourism Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Tourists Traveling Overseas for Medical Treatment by Treatment Type - Dental, Cosmetic Surgery, and Other Surgery, Scans and Treatments
Table 18. UK Medical Tourism Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Tourists Traveling Overseas for Medical Treatment by Country - India, Hungary, Turkey, Germany, Malaysia, Poland, Spain, Belgium, and Others

Outbound Medical Tourism Recovers

Table 19. UK Travel & Tourism Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Overseas Visits by UK Citizens by Length of Stay - 1 to 3 Nights, 4 to 13 Nights, 14 to 27 Nights, 28 Nights, and Nil Stay

Grappling with Poor Medical Facilities

Table 20. Waiting Time for Select Medical Procedures in the UK

Creative Tourism – An Overview
Tour Operators Extend Novel Offerings
Key Market Segments
Educational Tourism – An Overview
Key Distribution Channels for Education Tourism Products
English Language Tourism – A Niche Market Segment
Challenges and Issues for the UK Educational Tourism
Outlook
Outbound Infertility Tourism Rises
Stay Hotels - Overview
The Extended Stay Hotels Concept

5.ASIA-PACIFIC

Asia-Pacific Outshines Other Regions in Tourism Growth
Travel Restrictions Divert Middle East Patients to Asia
Asia-Pacific: A Key Market for Medical Tourism

5A.AUSTRALIA

Inbound and Outbound Tourism to Grow
Ideal Market for Medical Tourism

Table 21. Australian Current & Future Analysis for Medical Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015

Eco-Tourism Remains Stagnant in Australia

5B.CHINA

Tourism Industry - Overview

Table 22. Chinese Current & Future Analysis for Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015

Medical Tourism in China – A Brief
Outbound Tourism Industry
China and Italy Ink Agreement to Promote Cultural Tourism
Key Statistics

Table 23. Chinese Tourism Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Star-Rated Hotels by Category - 5-Star, 4-Star, 3-Star, 2-Star, and 1-Star
Table 24. Chinese Tourism Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Income for Star-Rated Hotels by Category - 5-Star, 4-Star, 3-Star, 2-Star, and 1-Star

5C.HONG KONG

Hong Kong Emerging as a Dominant Force in Medical Tourism

5D.INDIA

Tourism in India – An Overview
Tourism Sector in India to Witness Growth

Table 25. Indian Current & Future Analysis for Travel & Tourism Market – Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015

Challenges and Opportunities for Indian Tourism
Indian Hotel Industry – A Brief
Future Perspective
Indian Medical Tourism Market – An Overview

Table 26. Estimated Cost of Select Medical Procedures in India
Table 27. Indian Current & Future Analysis for Medical Tourism Market – Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

Medical Tourism Industry in India on a Growth Path
Hip Resurfacing Procedure Boosts Medical Tourism
Medical Tourism Business Registers Growth Despite Economic Slowdown
Indian Medical Tourism Industry - Attracting Foreign Patients
Indian Health Tourism Industry: A New Destination for Gulf Patients
Chennai Develops into Foremost Destination for Medical Tourism
Wellness Tourism on an Upward Trend
Ayurveda and Yoga: New Features of Tourism
High Success Rates Attract Medical Tourists
Government to Boost Future Health Tourism Market
Rental Wombs Attract Medical Tourists
Hubs of ‘Medical Excellence’
Kerala
Punjab
Maharashtra
Karnataka
The Indian Advantage
Challenges Faced by Medical Tourism Industry
Future Prospects
Dental Tourism Expands in India

Table 28. Indian Current & Future Analysis for Dental Tourism Market – Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

US Dental Tourists Prefer India
Adventure Tourism: New Community Conscious Tool
India Emerges as Destination of Golf Tourism

5E.INDONESIA

Current and Future Analysis

Table 29. Indonesian Current & Future Analysis for Tourism Market – Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015

Indonesian Medical Sector – A Brief

5F.LAOS

Government Initiatives to Improve Tourism

5G.MALAYSIA

Overview

Table 30. Malaysian Current & Future Analysis for Tourism Market – Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015

Tourism Industry to Drive Malaysia’s Economy
Malaysian Medical Tourism Stands Out in Economic Recession

Table 31. Malaysian Current & Future Analysis for Medical Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

Robust Growth Forecast for Medical Tourism
Prospective of Medical Tourism Industry
Medical Tourism in the Past
Initiatives by Malaysian Government

5H.NEW ZEALAND

Medical Tourism
Adventure Tourism Injuries – A Brief
CTNZ – New Zealand’s Creative Tourism Program

5I.PAKISTAN

Pakistan – A Destination for Desperate Customers

5J.PHILIPPINES

Overview
Medical Tourism – A High Growth Market

Table 32. Estimated Cost of Select Medical Procedures in the Philippines
Table 33. Philippines Current & Future Analysis for Medical Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

Promising Filipino Medical Tourism Market
Filipino Spa and Wellness Industry to Register High Growth

5K.SINGAPORE

Tourism Industry - Overview
Medical Tourism in Singapore – A Brief

Table 34. Singapore Current & Future Analysis for Medical Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

Strengths of Singapore's Medical Tourism Market
Singapore Witnesses Growth in Number of Medical Tourists from Middle East
Medical Tourism: Economy Booster – A Recent Past Perspective
Government Initiatives

5L.SOUTH KOREA

Outbound Tourism in South Korea
Government Revives Tourism Tempo
South Korea: An Emerging Market for Medical Tourism
South Korean Medical Tourism to Strengthen Ties with Vietnam

Table 35. South Korean Current & Future Analysis for Medical Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015
Table 36. South Korean Medical Tourism Market: Breakdown of Foreign Medical Tourists for Years 2011 and 2012 (In '000)

5M.SRI LANKA

5N.TAIWAN

Medical Tourism - Overview
Chinese Travelers: Untapped Potential
Taiwan Targets Indian Tourists

Table 37. Taiwanese Current & Future Analysis for Tourism Market – Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

5O.THAILAND

Tourism Industry - Overview
Thai Tourism Industry Recovers from Political Uncertainty

Table 38. Thailand Current & Future Analysis for Tourism Market – Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015

Thailand – One of the Largest Markets for Medical Tourism

Table 39. Estimated Cost of Select Medical Procedures in Thailand
Table 40. Thailand Current & Future Analysis for Medical Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

Preferred Medical Tourism Destination for Iranians
Superior Services at Low Price Make Thai an Attractive Market

5P.VIETNAM

6.LATIN AMERICA

6A.ARGENTINA

Medical Tourism Industry in Argentina: A Snapshot

6B.BRAZIL

High Registering and Accreditation Activities in Brazilian Healthcare
Medical Tourism Market in Brazil Challenged by Many Factors
Lack of Publicity
Reluctance in Collaboration with Global Participants
Lack of Global Recognition
Lack of Entrepreneurial Attitude
Lack of Skilled Personnel
Lack of Focus on Areas of Excellence
Lack of Common Strategy
Brazil Set to Attract Medical Tourists

6C.COLOMBIA

Overview

6D.COSTA RICA

Costa Rican Medical Tourism – A Brief

6E.CUBA

Cuban Tourism Industry to Witness Healthy Growth
An Overview of Medical Tourism in Cuba

6F.ECUADOR

6G.MEXICO

Medical Tourism in Mexico – An Overview
Changing Scenario

6H.PANAMA

Medical Tourism - Overview

6I.URUGUAY

Medical Tourism in Uruguay – An Insight

7.THE MIDDLE EAST

Middle East to Emerge as a Major Cruise Destination
Religious Tourism Market: An Overview

7A.IRAN

Tourism Industry of Iran

7B.ISRAEL

Israeli Tourism Industry to Witness Growth
Medical Tourism Market

7C.JORDAN

Medical Tourism - Overview
Government Boosts Therapeutic Tourism

7D.SAUDI ARABIA

7E.UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

United Arab Emirates Aims to Increase Tourist Inflow
Growing Market of Medical Tourism in UAE
Medical Tourism in Dubai – An Overview
Medical Tourism in Dubai Induces Growth of Spa Resorts

8.AFRICA

Table 41. African Tourism Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of International Annual Tourist Receipts by Country - South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, and Others

Health Tourism Market
Eco-tourism Market

8A.ALGERIA

Tourism – An Emerging Industry
Government Initiatives

8B.EGYPT

Tourism in Egypt to Undergo a Boom

8C.KENYA

Tourism Industry -Overview
Important Destinations
Government Efforts to Encourage Family Tourism

Table 42. Kenyan Current & Future Analysis for Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

Tourism Registers Growth Despite Piracy Threats

8D.RWANDA

Government Promotes Cultural Tourism

Table 43. Rwanda Current & Future Analysis for Cultural Tourism Market – Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

8E.SOUTH AFRICA

Medical Tourism in South Africa – An Overview
Changing Medical Tourism Scenario

Table 44. South African Current & Future Analysis for Medical Tourism Market - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

Major Adventure Tourism Destination
Eco-Friendly Tourism on Growth Path

8F.TANZANIA

Tourism Industry - Overview

Table 45. Tanzanian Current & Future Analysis for Tourism Market – Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015

Wildlife Tourism
Tanzanian Administration of Wildlife – Total Land Area (in %), Number of Parks/ Reserves, and Permissible Categories for Game Reserves, Game Controlled Areas, National Parks, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area

8G.TUNISIA

8H.UGANDA

Ugandan Spiritual Tourism Market
Ugandan Health Tourism Market

8I.ZIMBABWE

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