Singapore visitor arrivals higher in August, led by Indonesians
Singapore (Antara News
) - Singapore's visitor arrivals in August rose 7.2 percent from the same month last year to reach 870,000, the city-state's tourism board said Wednesday.
Neighbouring Indonesia led the influx with 164,000 visitors, followed by
China, Japan, Australia and Malaysia, the Singapore Tourism Board said as reported by AFP.
Room revenue at Singapore hotels was up 22.2 percent over August 2005 and the average room rate increased 14.9 percent to 152 Singapore dollars (96 US) a night, the Board said.
Average hotel occupancy increased 1.9 percent to 87 percent in August, it