Updated: 03/07/2014 02:49

Visitor arrivals in Singapore to climb up to 8% in 2014



Visitor arrivals in Singapore to climb up to 8% in 2014

The Singapore Tourism Board or STB is expecting visitor arrivals to grow to between 16.3 and 16.8 million this year. 

At the higher end of the forecast, it's an eight per cent growth compared to last year. 

Second Minister for Trade and Industry S Iswaran revealed the forecast during the Committee of Supply debate. 

He added tourism receipts this year are expected to be up to $24.6 billion.

That's compared to $23.5 billion last year. 

Mr Iswaran said STB will continue to pursue tourism growth by focusing on visitor experience and driving tourist spend. 

This is despite the tourism promotion board expecting companies to remain cautious in their business travel expenditure in 2014.

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