Newest Hotels in Thailand

  • Waldorf Astoria

    Last year, the long awaited opening of The Park Hyatt Bangkok was the high point of the Thailand hospitality calendar of 2017. This year the most anticipated luxury hotel opening in Thailand is The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok. A stunning property
  • The Salil

    Upscale and stylish, The Salil has been decked out with a Japanese bent where you can wallow in your bed, sip tea, have a meal, or merely hang out and chill. This is where you can wear pajamas all day,
  • Ritz Carlton Ko Samui

    An ethereal vision of sheer unadulterated grandeur clinging to a cliff so that you feel like you are floating in the air, the Ritz Carlton Koh Samui is where you "can escape in the middle of it all". See 38
  • Splash Beach Resort Mai Khao

    The Langham Hospitality Group's Splash Beach Resort Mai Khao offers some of the best value available on the island of Phuket with spacious rooms at incredible prices. Less than a kilometer from the airport, you'll be at the resort in
  • Cape Fahn Samui

    Cape Fahn Hotel sits on its own private island at Koh Samui where you can play with the other jet setters in pure unadulterated luxury
  • Baba Beach Club

    A luxury hotel with a residential estate, Baba Beach Club Hua Hin is for those who love great music and great food, who won't compromise on standards and want total self-indulgence from lush accommodation where you will be lulled to

Medical tourism grows by 25% per year

The Medical Tourism Index (MTI), jointly released this week by Visa and Oxford Economics, reveals that the sector is on an upswing. Already worth an awe-inspiring US$439 billion, it could break new ground by reaching US$3 trillion by 2025. This stems from the belief that 3-4% of the world’s population will travel overseas for medical reasons, in the next decade. MTI’s co-authors, Renée-Marie Stephano and Mark Fetscherin noted in a joint statement that the borders to quality healthcare access had begun to disintegrate. They added that the industry has moved on from the days of heady speculation, their report shining light on unique investment opportunities.

Among the top 41 sought after destinations for affordable, high-quality healthcare, listed by MTI – Canada tops the list. The US leads the world when it comes to healthcare travel spending, but the rising Asian giants like China are catching up. Some of the main reasons cited for the boom is the world’s aging population coupled with the improvements in transport infrastructure and increasing spending power. The 9th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress to be held Washington this September.

Read the full article here: Medical tourism grows by 25% per year

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Hotel Otaku. Hotel reviewer. Aspiring photographer. Xenodocheionologist. Zac fuses his lifelong passions for 1. Beautiful Hotels & Resorts, 2. Thailand and 3. Website Design to bring NewThaiHotels to life, sharing the latest information on new and exciting luxury hotel openings in stunning tropical Thailand.

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