China’s reopening: Singapore’s tourism sector preparing for return of Chinese travellers
Of Singapore’s tourism sector is preparing for a return of Chinese Travelers as the country eases back on its zero covet policy Beijing says it will reopen borders and end quarantine starting the 8th of January the move comes out of major holidays such as New Year’s Day and the Spring Festival it’s already driving up bookings.
On Chinese trip booking firm trip.com says bookings from China to Singapore jumped 600 percent overnight while at least one local agency says it’s already getting inquiries for business group packages to meet anticipated demand EU holidays plans to hire more guides and coordinators but faces challenges around Manpower shortages and higher hotel.
Prices we will not be the only travel agent that is going to handle groups from China so I believe that the price high on the hotels based on the demand will Spike and at the same time um hiring in Singapore has been quite challenging over the past one year since after the covet open.
A demand for outbound travel to China is also poised to take off several travel agencies tell CNA they have been receiving inquiries mostly from Travelers returning home or heading there for business but with China’s borders reopening expectations are that more singaporeans will be looking to travel very soon.
We will be launching 10 bestseller routes such as Beijing in line with where most have expressed interest in toll prices are expected to increase about 20 largely driven by market forces inflation as well as enhanced safety and hygiene protocols