Take a tour, watch a play: How the arts can give Singapore tourism a boost

Singapore’s arts sector can build experiences that help the tourism industry lure high-value, post-pandemic travellers

Art SG drew nearly 43,000 visitors to more than 160 art galleries showing at the anchor event for Singapore Art Week. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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Borders are open and live performances are back. And it looks like the tourism and arts sectors, two of the hardest-hit industries during the Covid-19 pandemic, are on track to get back to business as usual. 

The numbers are encouraging. International visitor arrivals are expected to hit 12 million to 14 million this year, with expected receipts totalling $18 billion to $21 billion.

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