It is expected that by 2012 the Indian medical tourism industry will be worth $2.4 billion. India's emergence as a major medical tourism hub is driving large scale hiring activities in this space and the number of job additions has nearly tripled in past one year. In the first half of the current fiscal, medical tourism related segments have seen addition of more than 1,000 jobs, which is nearly three times the figure for the same period last year. A similar trend would result in more than 2,000 being further hired in the second part of the year ending March, 2012.
According to a report by MyHiringClub, hiring in the tourism space stood at 1,049 in the first two quarters of current fiscal 2011-12 compared to 348 in the in the year-ago period indicating no signs of losing steam even as the global economy wobbles.