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Hainan's US$3b injection to turn itself into medical tourism hotspot

Hundreds of hectares of fertile farmland cleared to make way for projects such as hospitals and plastic surgery clinics, but progress appears patchy

The site of Evergrande International Hospital in the island's medical tourism hub as seen on March 25 this year. The special zone's first hospitals are scheduled to open their doors this summer.


CHINA'S Hawaii plans a US$3 billion medical tourism hotspot. On the tropical island of Hainan, local officials and companies are investing billions of dollars to transform a string of riverside villages into a medical tourism destination.

Their aim? To lure wealthy Chinese...

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