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Singapore 2016 international visitor arrivals rise 7.7 pct
February 14, 2017 / 3:32 AM / in 8 months

Singapore 2016 international visitor arrivals rise 7.7 pct

SINGAPORE, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Singapore’s international visitor arrivals rose 7.7 percent last year to a record 16.4 million, official data showed on Tuesday, helped by more travelers from China, India and Indonesia.

That was well up from growth in arrivals of around 1 percent in 2015.

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) said preliminary tourism receipts rose 13.9 percent to S$24.8 billion.

Reporting by Aradhana Aravindan; Editing by Shri Navaratnam

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