Thailand tops Singaporeans’ travel radar in June

THAILAND continues to retain its allure as a travel destination among Singaporeans, if going by bookings made on ZUJI Singapore for this June holiday season.

Three Thai destinations – Bangkok, Koh Samui and Phuket – were among the top 10 holiday spots chosen by Singaporeans.

Bangkok was the clear favourite, with booking volume recording a strong 50 per cent year-on-year increase. Hong Kong came in second, while Shanghai was third.

For beach holidays, Singaporeans picked Bali most often, followed by Koh Samui and Phuket. Koh Samui registered the fastest growth among all destinations.

Meanwhile, Yangon saw a significant surge in interest among Singaporean travellers, posting a 150-per cent year-on-year growth in bookings.

Further afield, London grew 30 per cent year-on-year to become the most popular longhaul destination.

Despite lagging behind New York and Los Angeles, San Francisco rose up the popularity ranks faster than other North American destinations.

Singaporeans’ Top 20 June Holiday Destinations 2012

  1. Bangkok
  2. Hong Kong
  3. Shanghai
  4. Tokyo
  5. Bali
  6. Seoul
  7. Taipei
  8. Beijing
  9. Koh Samui
  10. Phuket
  11. Kuala Lumpur
  12. London
  13. New York
  14. Guangzhou
  15. Los Angeles
  16. Ho Chi Minh
  17. Yangon
  18. San Francisco
  19. Penang
  20. Melbourne

Source: ZUJI Singapore

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