In the first three quarters of 2018, International Visitor Arrivals
(IVA) increased 7.5 per cent over the same period last year
to reach 14.0 million visitors.
Tourism Receipts (TR) reached $20.6 billion, a 1.1% growth
compared to the same period last year. Growths in Sightseeing,
Entertainment & Gaming and other TR components offset
declines in Shopping, Accommodation and Food & Beverage.
Gazetted hotel room revenue was estimated at $3.0 billion for
year-to-date Q3 2018, a year-on-year growth of 7.7 per cent.
Average Occupancy Rate (AOR) stood at 87 per cent, an
increase of 1.2 percentage points. Average Room Rate (ARR)
grew marginally by 0.8 per cent to S$218, resulting in a 2.2
per cent increase in RevPAR to reach S$190.
In the third quarter of 2018 (Q3), IVA grew 7.1 per cent yearon-year to reach 4.8 million visitors. TR in Q3 2018 grew 3.1
per cent over the same period last year to reach $7.2 billion.
Gazetted hotel room revenue for Q3 2018 came in at an
estimated S$1.1 billion, a 7.3 per cent year-on-year increase.