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Singapore Hotels and Accomodations

Singapore has become one of the major tourist countries in the South-East Asia. The average visitor to Singapore, will stays around 4.2 days in the country and tourism income to the country is grossing 13.8 billion a year. Since 2007, 10.3 million visitors have travelled to Singapore with an expected rise of 5.4 in the coming years.

Travelling to the Heart of South-East Asia is often affordable, but because of the number of prominent global business events held in country. Events like the IOC, ASEAN and IMF help to raise the Singapore's hotels occupancy rate to 86. The room rates have also started increasing 20 across-the-board, for the travel Mecca.

On the world map, Singapore is just a tiny little red dot. But because of the influx of visitors arriving here, Singapore Tourism Board has declared the number of rooms need to be double in 2015. There are two integrated resorts due to be built in 2009 and 2010. The Marina by the Sands and the Resorts World at Sentosa are going to give Singapore more regional and World interest in the coming years.

Singapore's has many types of room accommodations from five-star luxury hotels to moderately price motels and backpacker hostels. Prices are not as cheap as elsewhere in South-east Asia, of course, but travellers from Europe and North America will be pleasantly surprised by what their money will buy.

The vast majority of Singapore's hotels are in the city centre, with the bigger more swanky hotels found near Orchard Road. Then when travelling next to the city's shopping heart, in the Marina area, on the edge of the Colonial District and near the Central Business

In Chinatown and Orchard Road, the boutique style hotel, offers more in the way of shopping. When in Little India and the Arad Quater are better choices, for visitors, on a limited budget. Then For beach side

Singapore currently has 36,000 hotel rooms pretty healthy for the little red dot, one of the smallest countries in the world but the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has stated the number of rooms needs to double by 2015. New upmarket properties will certainly arrive to cope with the influx of high-rollers hoped to be drawn to Singapore's two new integrated resorts' (IRs) in Marina Bay and on Sentosa island but they're some years away. Hotels in the pipeline include three new resorts on Sentosa and the Boutique Hotel@Tiong Bahru, together adding
another 700 rooms. The Tiong Bahru establishment proves that the boutique hotel trend as in the rest of the world is here to stay.

Boutique hotels, however, are just one portion of the overall market. Singapore's accommodation choices are plentiful from five-star, big-name luxury hotels to mid-priced options, budget joints and backpacker hostels. Prices for room are not as cheap as compare with elsewhere in South-east Asia, but travellers from Europe and North America will be surprised by the quality and service provided by the hotels.


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