31 Dec '12, 8am

Asia becoming destination of choice for tourists

SINGAPORE: A record one billion travellers crossed international borders in 2012, and almost a quarter of them came from Asia Pacific, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Besides Europe, Asia has become the destination of choice for many travellers, and experts say the region's stable growth, rich heritage and diversity will continue to draw tourists in the coming year. Whether it is a temple stay, a luxury cruise, skiing in the mountains, or just a walk in the park, travellers will not hesitate to spend to make the most of their Asian holidays. Singapore-based travel agency The Travel Corporation expects 20 to 30 per cent on-year growth in the coming year. This, following the introduction of new destinations like India, Vietnam, Laos and China to its travel packages. At between US$2,500 to US$4,000 per head, its trips do not come cheap, yet the responses ha...

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