Health Tourism in Spain
In January the national cluster in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism presents a strategic plan. It is necessary to give a boost to the medical tourism and the health plan is focused on Alicante as medical destination. The Costa Blanca wants to position itself in the international tourism map of health as a real power. The study has demonstrated that the percentage of patients who travel to Costa Blanca, Spain for health reasons increased significantly, being a 30% the increase in the last years. The foreign patients arrive on the Costa Blanca attracted by spanish healthcare and tourism. This is not surprising considering that the Spanish health service is among the best in the world. Among other medical treatments, Spain stands out as the absolute leader in fertility treatments.