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Singapore received over 1 million Indian tourists in 2016

Press Trust of India  |  Singapore 

More than one million Indians visited last year, making it their top tourist destination in South East

A total of 1,009,931 Indian visited the City State in 2016, up from 623,391 in 2009, according to data from Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index 2017.

Bangkok and were the second and third holiday destinations on the list.

The number of Indian visitors to Bangkok increased to 795,972 last year from 657,532 in 2009.

However, Indian arrivals to dropped to 717,341 visitors in 2016 from 946,752 in 2009.

The Malaysian capital city was the number one city for Indian travelers in 2009.

Commenting on the increase in Indian travelers, Mastercard Advisors Senior Vice President Eric F.Schneider said was emerging as a top origin country, particularly for Southeast destinations.

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First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 08:42 IST