Mainland Chinese tourists become the largest travel consumer in Singapore

According to data released by the Singapore Tourism Board on the 17th, in the first three quarters of last year, mainland Chinese tourists spent more than Indonesia in Singapore, reaching S$2.383 billion (US$1.891 billion), becoming the largest travel consumer in Singapore. .

Statistics also show that there were 1.902 million mainland Chinese tourists entering Singapore during the same period. Mainland China is also the second largest source of international tourists after Singapore after Indonesia.

Data show that consumption of mainland Chinese tourists in Singapore increased by 26% year-on-year, mainly due to the growth of shopping consumption, accounting for 46% of total consumption.

The Singapore Tourism Board estimates that 15.5 million visitors entered Singapore last year, an increase of 7.2% year-on-year. However, these tourists spent S$23.5 billion (US$18.7 billion) in Singapore, a year-on-year increase of only 1.6%, the slowest growth since 2009. (Reporter Hu Yuxin)

Responsible Editor: Zhao Yanlong

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