Decreases, Chinese tourists visiting Singapore

Total number of foreign visitors to Singapore reached 7.5 million people

Marina Bay Sands

It's interesting events of loss of aircraft Malaysia Airlines MH370 be one cause of the decline in tourist arrivals from China, besides other things, like catching their tourists by the government of Sabah, Malaysia and chaotic political instability in Thailand.

Indeed, according to the latest data released by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), tourist arrivals to Singapore shrinkage of 2.8 percent per year the first half of 2014, although it was recorded - the growth of tourist arrivals, except for Chinese travelers.

Hawker Centre

Chinese travelers decreased by 30 percent compared with the same period in 2013 and, up to half in 2014.

Singapore River

Even so the overall total, Singapore is still an option for most tourists in the world, with growth reaching 3.2 percent (7.5 million people) in the same period a year ago.

(Source AP, Kompas, STB /Images M Kretyawan)


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