The Macau Metro Monitor, August 27th 2010
VISITOR ARRIVALS TO S'PORE UP 24.1% TO EXCEED 1 MILLION IN JULY Channel News Asia, STB
Singapore visitor arrivals reached 1,095,000 in July (24.1% YoY growth), the first time that visitor arrivals have exceeded 1 million in a single month. STB attributed the growth to improved travel sentiment, the two IRs, and the Great Singapore Sale. Visitor days increased 21% YoY to 4.3 million days.
Indonesia (232,505), China (117,728), Australia (87,273), Malaysia (82,512) and India (64,862) were Singapore's top five visitor-generating markets. China registered the highest growth at 62.8%, followed by Malaysia at 52.6% and HK at 39.9%. Hotel room revenue increased 37.2% YoY to S$173 million as occupancy rose 10.2% points to 90% and ADR increased 19.9% YoY to S$209.
EMPLOYMENT SURVEY FOR MAY-JULY 2010 DSEC