Fortis Healthcare Limited has been conferred with the ‘Best Integrated Hospital’ award for 2015 by Today’s Traveller, a premier travel and lifestyle publication.
India attracts close to 150,000 medical tourists annually. This market is growing rapidly at about 25 % year on year. Fortis is a preferred provider to this segment and is highly regarded for its world-class clinical capabilities across multiple specialties. The Fortis network is witnessing a higher than industry growth rate of over 28 % in international patients based on its superior quality and affordability of services.
The Awards felicitated outstanding performers across corporate, entertainment and travel industries for their contribution to the growth of tourism in the country.
Mr. Aditya Vij, CEO, Fortis Hospital Bannerghatta Limited, received the award from Mr. Oscar Fernandes, Minister of Road Transport and Highways. Vij, said, “This award is a validation of the hard work put in by our clinicians, nurses, technical and administrative staff. Our medical services in India are at par with the best in the world. The award reinforces our position as a leader and a preferred brand in the healthcare space and we hope to continue to raise the bar.”
Added, Vij, “The award comes at a time when the medical tourism industry is seeing an upswing in the number of international patients coming to India. Positive signs are already visible and we see a distinct advantage for India’s tourism sector which is set to accelerate in the coming years