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Singapore sees record ME visitors in H1.

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Singapore has boosted its status as a preferred destination for Middle East travellers following an increase in the number of regional visitors to Singapore in the first half of 2009.

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 and the Malaysian Tourism Promotion Board amongst others, Singapore saw 52,525 visitors from the Middle East in the first 6 months of the year -- a six percent increase over last year's figures.

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, Singapore constantly provides our new and returning regional guests with fresh and unique experiences," said Jason Ong, area director for Middle East and Africa, Singapore Tourism Board The Singapore Tourism Board (Abbreviation: STB; Chinese: 新加坡旅游局) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Singapore, tasked to promote the country's tourism industry. .

September will see a host of varied events that will be a major draw for GCC GCC: see Gulf Cooperation Council.

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 travellers. From now until the end of the month, Singapore celebrates its rich Muslim roots with a range of Ramadan festivities fes·tiv·i·ty  
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 such as night markets and cultural dances along its ethnic Malay enclaves.

A number of Ramadan packages that have been customised to meet the needs of Gulf travellers are also on offer.- TradeArabia News Service

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