Singapore tops Hong Kong as the business traveler’s # 1 destination

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  1. sobore
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    Singapore tops Hong Kong as the business traveler’s # 1 destination
    In the 3rd Annual Accor Asia-Pacific Business Traveler Research, Singapore has emerged as the region’s most popular business travel destination, beating Hong Kong, which shared the top spot last year.

    Singapore was also listed among the top 3 destinations visited in 1-H of 2012 for business travelers from all countries surveyed, Hong Kong only made the cut among travelers from Mainland China, 45%, Thailand, 26% and Australia,16%.
    “This year more travelers are going to Singapore, indicating the strength of the Southeast Asian economies and perhaps, the slowing in North Asian economies,” commented Evan Lewis, vice-president communications, Accor Asia-Pacific, during a presentation of the report in Hong Kong Thursday.

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    Thanks for sharing - but will also agree - comparing both places... I would also prefer to go back to Singapore - enjoyed the time at Grand Hyatt Hongkong - but Singapore has so much more to discover...

    Have a great day!
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