Kerala is usually marketed as a health destination for its Allopathy, Ayurveda, Dental packages. What many tourists have now discovered is that Kerala has a pool of trained doctors and nurses and an excellent network of hospitals that offer international standard treatments at very affordable prices.
Major hospitals are joining hands with the govt in promoting medical tourism. Health insurance companies are beginning to play a major role in Medical tourism. Globalisation and economic liberalization have given a boost to the medical service sector, especially in Kerala. The medical treatment for various packages form part of recuperative leisure packages at world class tourist resorts. Airport pickup, hotel accommodation, transportation, food etc. are offered along with medical treatment at the best hospitals.