The Number Of Foreign Guests Of Singapore Has Increased
According to official data, singapore adopted almost 15.5 million foreign guests in the first 10 months of this year, which is 7.14% more than in the relevant period of 2017.
The data collected by the singapore tourism board (stb) show that the city attracts many foreign guests, and the most tourists come from south asia.
These stb show that in the first 10 months the number of visitors from southeast asia has grown almost to 5.4 million, which is 5.5% more than in the corresponding period last year.
The number of visitors from the big china increased by 7.45% year in annual terms to about 3.76 million in the firt 10 monhs of the year. These two groups amounted to about half of tourist trips to the city in october. Most travelers from china – almost 3 million people – profit from mainland china, which is 8.27% more than in the previous year.
The number of people arriving from the third largest direction, south asia, increased by 11.65% for the first 10 months of the year and amouunted to almost 1.46 million. The number of tourists from the fourth largest source, northeast asia, increased by 3.27% – almost up to 1.23 million, according to stb.
Thus, singapore is going to submit a new record for attendance. Last year, the number of tourists grew by 6.2%. In 2017, the number of tourists amounted to 17.4 million, of which about 3.23 million had to be in chinese travelers.
The governments of singapore licensed two resort casino in 2010: resorts world sentosa, managed by genting singapore ltd, and marina bay sands, managed by a division of the american operator las vegas sands corp.
Nevertheless, gambling activity in singapore decreased. According to the brokerage company sanford c. Bernstein, in 2018, gross income from the gaming industry can decrease by 2.4% compared with 2017th.