Everyday thousands of medical travelers from North America visit Tijuana to get world-class medical services at fair prices. Tijuana has world-renowned physicians, experienced medical and tourism professionals, hospitals with modern and high-end medical technology, along with the city strategic geographical location and connectivity makes Tijuana a World Premium Medical Tourism Destination.
Strictly speaking Baja California, Mexico, is the state that occupies the northern half of the Baja peninsula, while Baja California Sur occupies the remaining half, located south of the 28th parallel, which divides both states. The peninsula of Baja California has an enormous tourist potential within Mexico, due to its strategic geographical location and the peculiar characteristics of its geological development reason why there is a wide variety of flora and fauna within the peninsular massif and within the Gulf of California which occupies a large part of its coastal line and filled with a rich variety of climates and landscapes.
One factor that favors tourism activity is the vicinity of California and the proximity of the state of Nevada, states that have one of the highest per capita incomes in the United States and whose residents are high practitioners of tourism activities.
Tijuana is the largest city in Baja California, and the most populous, it’s also considered to be the Economic Capital of the State. Tijuana is the fifth most populous city in Mexico and is located as the sixth metropolitan area of the country, which makes up, together with the cities of Rosarito, Tecate, and San Diego, California, one of the largest transnational metropolitan regions, with as many as 8 million inhabitants.
It is listed as a global city for being a cultural and commercial center, as well as a dominant production center in North America. Tijuana shares approximately 24 km (15 miles) border with its sister city San Diego, more than fifty million people cross the border between these two cities every year. This metropolitan crossing makes the port of San Ysidro the busiest border crossing on the planet. It is estimated that the two border crossing stations between the appropriate cities of San Diego and Tijuana account for 300,000 daily border crossings only.
Tijuana is also the top city in Latin America for Medical and Health tourism, which is practiced daily by visitors from all over the world. This activity is constantly growing and the facilities are world-class, including dental, cardiology, cancer treatment, weight reduction clinics, geriatric and even alternative treatments such as acupuncture; Specialists in Plastic Surgery and Regenerative/Anti-aging Medicine are considered to be in the forefront of science and medicine here.
The industry is so well developed that clinics either have their own or are affiliated to hotels where patient-tourists can stay until convalescence ends, family and patience may also enjoy a tourism package that includes visiting wine country, deep water fishing, shopping in California and much more.
All these factors make the region a very attractive place to do business by strategically using its bi-national approach and mentality to take advantage of first world business, living, shopping, and adventure seeking while receiving advanced medical treatments!. A good example is that being so close to San Diego, a traveller interested in Stem Cell Therapies, can access these treatments with the same level of technology, professionalism and many times better care than just across the border and at a fraction of the cost in the USA, an overall greater value proposition, performed by world class physicians in world class clinics, without having to worry about crossing back, because you can either stay for a few days or also cross the border using your clinic’s transportation services, which most will offer included in your package between San Diego and Tijuana back and forward.
Imagine being able to take a world class vacation in one of the world’s top destination and at the same time receiving top medical services at a fraction of the cost, this is one of Tijuana’s natural virtues and an industry which is among the fastest growing in this multicultural international region of the world. From China you may consider flying directly to Tijuana with Hainan Airlines from Beijing or also fly in directly from Shanghai, basically almost every day of the week you may fly directly from China to Tijuana.