Health tourism includes activities for keeping and improving the health in the fields of thermal, medical, SPA / wellness, agedness, handicapped, sporter etc. and activities for both medical treatment and enhancing the quality of life.
Nowadays, in most countries, the lack of medical technology,high cost of diagnosis and treatment and the length of waiting period cause the patients to go to other regions. Citizens of so many countries, who want to get qualified health services at affordable prices, look for the alternatives of diagnosis and treatment. These needs made health tourism a rapidly increasing trend in the world.
The rise of health tourism is basicly associated with the ones who want to to get rid of the negative effects of stressful daily life by giving more attention to health and fitness and the ones who have health problems and look for affordable diagnosis-treatment and tourism choices.