Visitor arrivals to Singapore up 4% in Jan-2019, arrivals from China up 10%

    Singapore Tourism Board reported (04-Mar-2019) visitor arrivals to Singapore for Jan-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 1.6 million, +3.6% year-on-year;
      • By market:
        • China: 320,145, +9.9%;
        • Indonesia: 261,289, -1.5%;
        • Australia: 122,518, +6.7%;
        • India: 104,401, -3.4%;
        • Malaysia: 87,966, +1.3%;
        • South Korea: 70,805, -6.2%;
        • US: 66,886, +15.3%;
        • Japan: 66,327, +3.5%;
        • UK: 59,229, +15.0%;
        • Philippines: 49,078, +8.6%;
      • Visitor arrivals by air: 1.2 million, +3.3%.