More than one million Indian tourists visited Singapore in October 2019

Singapore received 1.44 million Indian visitors in 2018 whereas in 2019 the country received about 1.19 million Indian visitors

Sinapore, Tourist arrivals, India, Source market, Visitors

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) in a recent statement announced that it received more than one million tourists from India for the fifth consecutive year. With the growing tourist arrivals, India continues to be the key source market for Singapore. Besides, its tourism board is going all out of the way to entice India’s vast majority of millennial travellers and adventure seekers.

Commenting on the country’s performance and tourist arrivals, GB Srithar, regional director of India, Middle East and South Asia at STB stated, “2019 was a good year for STB. India continues to be the third largest source of visitor arrivals after China and Indonesia. Factually speaking, Singapore received 1.44 million Indian visitors in 2018 whereas in 2019 the country received about 1.19 million Indian visitors as of October itself.

“India is also the number one cruise source market for Singapore. Lot of Indian travellers come to Singapore for cruising and enjoy some of the leading cruise products Royal Caribbean, Genting Dream and Costa Cruises,” he added. Not only tourist arrivals, India also serve as a crucial market for Singapore in terms of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) tourism.

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