Singapore has ‘shaken off its reputation as a staid stopover spot’: SIA

    Singapore Airlines stated (12-Jun-2018) tourist arrivals in Singapore topped 17.4 million in 2017, the second year in a row with a record high with particular growth from ChinaIndia and Indonesia. “That’s half as many as visit the UK… to a country barely 0.003% the size”, Singapore Airlines said. Visitors spent a record USD20.1 billion in Singapore in 2017. Singapore Airlines stated the country “has shaken off its reputation as a staid stopover spot and positioned itself as one of Asia’s most dynamic destinations”. [more – original PR]