Expect More Medical Tourists: Reminder For A 5-Star Boutique Hotel In Saigon
The industry of the medical tourism in various parts of the world has never been this active as of late. Aside from taking their much-awaited vacation, some vacationists are flying abroad to seek medical attention from healthcare service providers in the country which they are flying to. There are various explanations as to why some people would prefer to pay expensive airline fares plus hotel accommodations in another country just to seek medical attention but one probable explanation is that there’s no facility or medical specialist in their home country who can give them the medical attention that they need. Or, they believe that they can a second or third opinion from a health specialist abroad especially if they are told that they need to undergo a very complicated surgery. Now, if we are talking about medical tourism industry, there’s no better place to go than the city of Ho Chi Minh, also known as Saigon City in Vietnam. In fact, the tourism and health departments of the city recently launched the “Medical Tourism in Ho Chi Minh City” project during a meeting. This is a good plan especially for a 5-star boutique hotel in Saigon because it will add up to the number of rooms that can be filled up.
According to city officials, the plan, which they planned to implement as soon as next month, will integrate 5 healthcare services into tourism products of the city. The services that are planned to be integrated are dentistry, traditional medicines that are used by the Vietnamese, cosmetics, general health check-ups and screening procedures for diseases. Included in the plan is to publish a handbook that is written by the health and transportation departments of Ho Chi Minh City. They will also provide a map that will help vacationists locate major hospitals and medical institutions within the premises of the city. That way, they can find the appropriate healthcare services which they come for in the first place. In the belief of the Department of Health, the city of Ho Chi Minh has grown up to become Southern Vietnam’s medical hub- that alone is what makes the city a good place where medical tourism can boom furthermore and yes, it can attract vacationists to stay at a 5-star boutique hotel in Saigon while waiting for the next appointment.