Tourists take a selfie in Singapore’s Merlion Park in January 2020. Photo: Reuters
Tourists take a selfie in Singapore’s Merlion Park in January 2020. Photo: Reuters
Singapore

No, Indian tourists can’t replace Southeast Asia’s absent Chinese visitors – just look at Singapore

  • China was the largest source market for tourists to the region pre-pandemic, but Beijing’s zero-Covid policy has slowed the tourist tide to a trickle
  • Many Southeast Asian nations had hoped a post-pandemic surge of travellers from India would fill the gap – though tourism experts remain doubtful

Tourists take a selfie in Singapore’s Merlion Park in January 2020. Photo: Reuters
Tourists take a selfie in Singapore’s Merlion Park in January 2020. Photo: Reuters
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