Visitor arrivals to Singapore up 3% to 19.1m in 2019, air arrivals up 4%

    Singapore Tourism Board reported (12-Feb-2020) visitor arrivals to Singapore for Dec-2019 and for the 12 months ended Dec-2019. Details include:

    • Dec-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 1.7 million, +7.5%;
        • By market:
          • Indonesia: 339,378, +5.7%;
          • China: 272,626, +14.5%;
          • Malaysia: 133,035, -7.0%;
          • Australia: 117,764, +12.2%;
          • India: 115,154, -2%;
          • Philippines: 76,564, +5.2%;
          • USA: 76,088, +18.7%;
          • Japan: 69,683, +9.3%;
          • UK: 54,142, +17.6%;
          • South Korea: 49,196, +16.5%;
          • Hong Kong: 44,928, +21.5%;
          • Thailand: 40,717, +9.2%;
          • Vietnam: 38,421, +1.7%;
          • Germany: 34,010, -13.3%;
          • Taiwan: 20,718, -13.8%;
      • Visitor arrivals by air: 1.3 million, +6.9%;
    • 12 months ended Dec-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 19.1 million, +3.3%;
        • By market:
          • China: 3.6 million, +6.1%;
          • Indonesia: 3.1 million, +2.9%;
          • India: 1.4 million, -1.7%;
          • Malaysia: 1.2 million, -2.7%;
          • Australia: 1.1 million, +3.3%;
          • Japan: 884,210, +6.6%;
          • Philippines: 829,211, +6.6%;
          • USA: 729,056, +13.3%;
          • South Korea: 645,728, +2.6%;
          • UK: 607,736, +3.2%;
          • Vietnam: 591,843, stable
          • Thailand: 528,410, -3.2%;
          • Hong Kong: 488,462, +3.2%;
          • Taiwan: 425,565, +0.6%;
          • Germany: 380,678, +6.7%;
        • Visitor arrivals by air: 14.9 million, +3.8%.