Monterrey, a City of Cultural
and Medical Tourism
Monterrey is considered the industrial capital of Mexico as it is home to important industrial and financial groups, as well as internationally renowned companies such as FEMSA, CEMEX, Grupo Alfa, Ternium, Vitro, Lamosa, Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, among many others. There are also several international consulting firms such as Boston Consulting Group, Bain, KPMG, McKinsey, London Consulting Group and Harbor Intelligence. Its metropolitan area includes San Pedro Garza García, one of the most developed city-municipalities in the country.
Monterrey is a favorite destination for medical tourism with patients travelling mostly from Texas, Arizona and California. Some advantages for seeking medical attention in Monterrey is the lower costs, short travel time, quality and availability of hospitals and medical infrastructure which includes 61 medical units in the state with certified hospitals, renowned doctors and experts in every field.
The city has a wide range of domestic and international flights; travel time from the United States is four hours maximum. Direct international destinations include Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Havana, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando, Panama, San Antonio, Tokyo and Seoul.