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Strengthen Singapore as a tourist destination

Three ways to boost sector: grow local workforce, offer more travel experiences, spur collaboration

Globally and at home, the economy is off to a sluggish start this year.

Earlier this month, the International Monetary Fund cut its global outlook, its third downgrade since last October. It forecasts the global economy will grow 3.3 per cent this year, the slowest since the financial crisis of 2008-2009.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 21, 2019, with the headline 'Strengthen Singapore as a tourist destination'. Print Edition | Subscribe