Indonesia again top source of tourists for Singapore

By Hoang Vu   May 16, 2024 | 07:29 pm PT
Indonesia again top source of tourists for Singapore
Tourists pose for photos at a rooftop observatory in Singapore, July 26, 2022. Photo by Reuters
Indonesia regained its status as Singapore's biggest source of tourists in April after falling behind China in February and March.

Some 240,000 Indonesians visited the city-state during the month, or nearly 20% of all foreign arrivals, according to statistics from the Singapore Tourism Board.

China was in second place with 220,000, followed by India, Malaysia and Australia.

The Philippines, the fourth largest source of visitors in March, fell to sixth place.

So far this year Singapore has received 5.71 million international visitors, equivalent to 90% of the pre-Covid figure.

Last year there had been 13.6 million visitors.

It eyes 15-16 million this year.

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