24 Oct '11, 12pm

(ST) Singapore's tourism performance up across all sectors

(ST) Singapore's tourism performance up across all sectors

Tourism receipts (TR) for Quarter Two (Q2) 2011 were estimated at $5 billion, registering an 18 per cent year-on-year growth. All TR components, including shopping, accommodation, food and beverage, sightseeing and entertainment, saw year-on-year growth. -- ST PHOTO: JOSEPH NAIR NEWS FLASH - Tourism receipts (TR) for Quarter Two (Q2) 2011 were estimated at $5 billion, registering an 18 per cent year-on-year growth. All TR components, including shopping, accommodation, food and beverage, sightseeing and entertainment, saw year-on-year growth. Excluding sightseeing and entertainment expenditure, Indonesia ($677 million), China ($447 million), India ($305 million), Australia ($270 million) and the Philippines ($254 million) were Singapore's top five TR-generating markets for Q2 2011. Related Links STB Tourism Performance Quarterly Report The figures were released in the Touri...

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