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Singapore visitor arrivals in February 2011

Singapore visitor arrivals in February 2011

International visitor arrivals to Singapore grew by 15.4% year-on-year in February 2011 to reach 990,000 visitors.International visitor arrivals (IVA) to Singapore registered 15.4%  year-on-year growth to reach 990,000 in February 2011.  This is the highest ever recorded IVA for the month of February.  Visitor days

were estimated at 3.7 million days, a year-onyear growth of 12.7%. Indonesia (177,000), P R China (150,000), Malaysia (82,000), Japan (58,000), and Australia (58,000) were Singapore’s top five visitor-generating markets in February 2011.  These markets accounted for 53% of total IVA for the month. In February 2011, Hong Kong SAR (+53%), Philippines, (+48%) and Japan (+43%) registered the highest growth out of the top 15 markets.

Gazetted hotel room revenue was estimated at S$159 million, representing an increase of 19.1% compared to a year ago. Average Occupancy Rate (AOR) posted a 3.1 percentage point increase over February 2010 to reach 83% in February 2011.

Average Room Rate (ARR) increased by 18.3% over February 2010 to reach S$220 in February 2011.

Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) increased by 14.2% to reach S$183 in February 2011