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  1. China has reopened, so why aren't Chinese tourists back in S'pore in

    A total of 3.63 million Chinese tourists went to Singapore in 2019. The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is targeting between 30 per cent and 60 per cent of this number for 2023.. In 2019, Singapore ...

  2. Chinese travelers are returning to Singapore, but a full recovery is

    Singapore Tourism Board's CEO Keith Tan cited limited flight capacity and the speed of China's border reopening as some of the reasons a full recovery from Chinese tourists isn't expected ...

  3. Commentary: Visa waiver deal puts Singapore in good stead to ...

    But visitor arrivals from China to Singapore totalled just over 1.4 million in 2023, according to the Singapore Tourism Board's numbers released earlier this month, down from 3.6 million in 2019.

  4. Singapore Sees China Visitors at 30%-60% of Pre-Covid Level in Tourism

    September 14, 2023 at 7:30 PM PDT. Listen. 1:27. Singapore expects arrivals from China this year to reach 30% to 60% of pre-Covid levels as tourism recovery from the world's largest outbound ...

  5. 1.23 million mainland Chinese tourists visited S'pore in first 11

    For the entire year of 2019, Singapore's tourism industry bagged S$4.12 billion from 3.63 million mainland Chinese tourists, according to Sakitiandi. Reasons for limited recovery in numbers

  6. Singapore pulls ahead in Southeast Asia's race to win back Chinese tourists

    More than 327,000 people arrived in Singapore from China in February, about 96 per cent of the level seen in 2019, according to data released by Singapore Tourism Board last week. The number is ...

  7. Chinese tourists flock to Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand during Lunar

    Chinese travellers flocked to tourist hotspots in Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, with visitor numbers and spending in destinations exceeding pre-Covid levels

  8. Ni hao, Singapore: China's Lunar New Year holidaymakers revel in visa

    Singapore last year logged 1.36 million visitor arrivals from China, its biggest source of tourists before the pandemic, according to data from the Singapore Tourism Board. it is a far cry from ...

  9. Almost 330,000 mainland Chinese tourists visited S'pore in Feb. 2024

    The total number of tourists in Singapore in February 2024 was 1.44 million. ... This number was more than eight times the amount of mainland Chinese tourists that visited Singapore in February ...

  10. Surge in Chinese Tourists Boosts Singapore's Travel Sector to Near Pre

    Overview of Singapore's Tourism Recovery. For the first three months of 2023, Singapore witnessed a significant rebound in its tourism sector, primarily driven by a surge in visitors from China. According to the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), the number of Chinese tourists reached 723,900, marking a substantial 481 percent increase compared ...

  11. Chinese tourists yet to make hotel bookings in Singapore amid ...

    09 Jan 2023 04:07PM (Updated: 09 Jan 2023 04:53PM) SINGAPORE: Hotels in Singapore are anticipating tourist arrivals from China as the country reopens its borders after three years. Enquiries are ...

  12. Where are the China tourists?

    However, travel agencies in Singapore noted that most of the Chinese tourists coming to Singapore during the Golden Week period are individual travellers, with group tours down sharply by 80 per cent compared to pre-pandemic days. This is partly due to an appreciating Singapore dollar, which means higher costs of travelling, and also partly due ...

  13. Chinese Tourists Flock to Southeast Asia as Overseas Travel Bounces Back

    BEIJING/BANGKOK (Reuters) -Chinese travellers flocked to tourist hot-spots across Asia over the Lunar New Year break, with visitor numbers and spending in destinations including Singapore ...

  14. Chinese tourists flock to Southeast Asia as overseas travel bounces

    Chinese travellers flocked to tourist hot-spots across Asia over the Lunar New Year break, with visitor numbers and spending in destinations including Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia exceeding ...

  15. Insights of Chinese Tourists in Singapore and Malaysia

    Singapore and Malaysia are two hot travel destinations for Chinese outbound tourists. In 2019, there's a total of 3.4 million Chinese visitors to Singapore with average spending of $2,971 US dollars per trip, and 3.04 million to Malaysia with average spending of $956 US dollars. As neighbours, the two countries share similar weather ...

  16. CNTO (China National Tourism Administration)

    Xinjiang enters peak tourism season with various rural tour routes, cultural events.. Type: News Posted: 05 Jun 2024

  17. CNTO (China National Tourism Administration)

    China National Tourist Office In Singapore. 217 Queen Street, Singapore, 188548 (China Cultural Centre) Tel: (65) 63511858-8100. Fax: (65) 6837-0281. Email: [email protected]. Website: www.cnto.com.sg / www.mct.gov.cn . About China A Brief Introduction to China History Festival & Celebrations

  18. Singapore expects billions more tourism dollars with China boost

    Singapore expects tourist numbers to double from last year to reach 12-14 million visitors in 2023, helped by China's decision to drop Covid travel restrictions.

  19. Singapore, Europe top wish list of Chinese tourists as Thailand and

    WITH more Chinese tourists staying away from Japan and Thailand of late due to various health and safety concerns, Singapore has overtaken those two countries as their preferred travel destination for now. The latest quarterly travel sentiment survey of 10,000 Chinese residents conducted by digital marketing firm China Trading Desk (CTD) found that a sixth (17.5 per cent) picked Singapore as a ...

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  21. Dragon Boat Festival 2024 in Singapore

    Dragon Boat Festival. 10 June 2024. Dig into delicious dumplings and enjoy exhilarating Dragon Boat races at this traditional Chinese festival. Experience the thrill of Dragon Boat Festival in Singapore, a cultural celebration featuring exhilarating races and rich traditions!

  22. Shangri-La Dialogue: Both China and Trump loomed large as ...

    Any tourist wandering through the glitzy lobby of Singapore's Shangri-La Hotel this weekend would have stumbled on a rather bizarre scene. Military officers from around the world thronged the ...

  23. Singapore scores early win in race for Chinese tourist dollars

    WHILE most of the world is still awaiting the return of deep-pocketed Chinese tourists, tiny Singapore is a global exception. More than 327,000 people arrived in Singapore from China in February, about 96 per cent of the level seen in 2019, according to data released by the Singapore Tourism Board last week. The number is expected to surge in ...

  24. Most Popular Tourist Destinations in Asia

    Singapore. This island nation is a Southeast Asian economic powerhouse and a popular tourist destination. Singapore is known for its clean streets, efficient public transportation, and world-class ...

  25. PBBM delivers historic speech at Singapore's Shangri-La Dialogue

    President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. made history on Friday as the first Philippine leader who delivered the keynote address to open the 21st edition of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore focusing on global defense and security affairs.

  26. BYD Launches Two Hybrids With 2,000km Long-Range Capability for Under

    2:26. BYD Co. unveiled a new hybrid powertrain capable of traveling more than 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles) without recharging or refueling, intensifying the EV transition competition with the ...

  27. Can Hong Kong's dining, retail, taxi services learn to be polite? What

    Some mainland Chinese tourists have complained about the quality of taxi service. ... Similar campaigns were rolled out in Singapore where the city state's tourism board came up with a courtesy ...