Singapore Tourism Shrinks for Seventh Straight Month

The Singapore Tourism Board has released tourism numbers for December showing a reduction in arrivals. This represents seven straight months of shrinkage for the country. Tourist arrivals to Singapore fell to 880,000 in December, down 6.9 percent from the same month a year earlier. Hotel revenue dropped 7.4 percent to $93 million. Arrivals fell 1.6 percent in 2008. The picture isn’t completely bleak, since tourist revenue for 2008 reached a record high of $9.8 billion) last year.

Read more on:

Suggested Articles:

The restaurant scene is is heating up and imaginative shops have opened. Learn why the city that's creating an intoxicating, new version of itself.

Seabourn has cancelled the Seabourn Ovation cruise departing on Saturday, February 15, out of "an abundance of caution" due to coronavirus. More here.

Holland America Line’s Westerdam began disembarking in Sihanoukville, while guests/crew who visited the medical center were cleared of coronavirus.