Number of Indian tourists flying to Singapore to increase in coming years

As the Indian government undertakes measures to improve airport infrastructure in tier II cities of the country, there will be an increase in the number of tourists going from India to Singapore.

The enhanced airport infrastructure will lead to increased flight frequencies between India and Singapore, stated One Faber Group, Singapore-based lifestyle services brand.

The Group expect a major influx of tourists, particularly millennials from India, who are interested in leisure travel.

In 2018, there has been a rise of 16 per cent in the number of Indian tourists as 1.32 million Indian visitors landed in Singapore. Photo: Connected to India
In 2018, there has been a rise of 16 per cent in the number of Indian tourists as 1.32 million Indian visitors landed in Singapore. Photo: Connected to India

Patrick Lee, Mount Faber Leisure Group Director (Sales and Business Development), said, “More airports mean more opportunities to target weekend travellers to regional countries. With India's plans to invest in the building of 100 airports over the next 10-15 years, the Indian tourism market is expected to grow exponentially, especially with the millennial market.”

“India's tourist arrivals to Singapore is growing from strength to strength. We hope to see rapid an increase in Indians visiting Singapore. We are exploring opportunities to deepen trade engagement in tier II cities with key India travel agents,” he added.

There has been a consistent increase in the number of tourist arrivals from India to Singapore in the past several years. The island country received 12,72,074 visitors from India in the year 2017, registering a growth of 15.94 per cent year-on-year, and arrival continues to grow.

In 2018 there has been a rise of 16 per cent in the number of Indian tourists as 1.32 million Indian visitors landed in Singapore.

Singapore is the among top five destinations for Indian travellers. The others include Dubai, Malaysia and Thailand.

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