Indonesia continues to be biggest source of tourists for Singapore

Published on : Wednesday, March 1, 2017

SingaporeNearly 2.89 million Indonesians arrived in Singapore throughout 2016 and this indicates that the country continues to be the biggest contributor of tourists to the city state. As much as about 17.7% of the country’s 16.4 million international tourist arrivals is comprised of travellers from Indonesia according to the an official statement released by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB).

 

The number of tourists from Indonesia increased by 6%.

 

This was categorized as a sharp rise from the 10% decline from the same in the year 2015, as discussed in the statement. Raymond Lim who is the STB area director said on Tuesday that his office would go on making efforts to lure in an increased number of Indonesians to Singapore.

 

He added that Indonesia hopes to maintain the tourist figures that they boasted of last year.

 

Also, he revealed that nearly 305 of the Indonesians who arrived in Singapore last year represented business travellers. With an aim to increase the number of travellers from the eastern part of Indonesia, the STB would be conducting roadshows in Palembarg in South Sumatra and Medan in North Sumatra in March and April, he said.

 

He also added that it would continue to organize roadshows in Bali during August and Sulawesi in the month of September.

 

Raymond Lim mentioned that the STB was aiming to attract 16.4 to 16.7 million foreign tourists to visit Singapore in 2017 and expect revenues between US$25 and 425.8 billion.

 

 

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