In the world, the number of people, who visit foreign counties for health purposes has been increasing. Affordable price, professional and quality service, request to see different cultures and natural beauties play an important role for the people’ preferences.
Turkey’s given much more importance to health tourism in recent years. Turkey has become one of the few important countries in the world in this field. Turkey attracts the attention of many nationalities not only its geographical structure, climate, natural resources, but also its cheap and quality health care service.
Turkey’s hospitals follows the development in US and Europe very closely. Turkish doctors are monitored by the achievements of countries in the world.
In 2010, American’s most confidential medical tourism company MedRetreat stated India, Malaysia, Brazil, Argentina, Turkey and Northern Africa as countries, where people can get quality medical services as well as can make exotic destinations. The most important factors why people choose these countries are their enterprises in the international medical tourism industry, their experiences and high quality of services.
Turkey’s location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia makes it a country of significant geostrategic importance. There are different flights from Turkey to many countries. The distances of countries as to Istanbul are as follows: