Healt center in Punta Cana
Health tourism is a reality in the Dominican Republic and is considered a promising market niche for the country by the promoters, grouped in the Dominican Association of Health Tourism (ASTS). HORANDO According to Amelia Reyes Mora Vice President of ADTS, this activity that has a high potential to generate well-paid jobs and diversifies the tourist offer to strengthens the quality of local medicine and encourages. A survey carried out by the medical tourism association (MTA), that the medical tourism Index (MTI), establish the country in fifth place of destinations with the greatest potential for health tourism. Currently, more than 35 thousand patients are treated annually between health tourism and tourist medicine, which travellers come, mainly, from the Caribbean island, the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America.