Singaporean flight searches soar for weekend getaway

first_imgColombo, Sri Lanka ranked fourth place in the fastest growing list, increasing by 168 per cent, followed by Hong Kong which saw an increase of 167 per cent since last month. In identifying the fastest growing travel destinations, Skyscanner found searches for flights to Shanghai have increased by 241 per cent, with Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh following closely behind, showing that Vietnam continues to grow in popularity with Singaporean travellers. In the top ten overall most popular destinations list, Bali has come in top place closely followed by Bangkok, Hong Kong and Phuket, with Kuala Lumpur completing the list at the fifth most popular destination for Singapore travellers. As Singaporeans get ready to enjoy a long weekend celebrating national and religious holidays, flight searches on global travel search site Skyscanner have almost doubled in the last month alone. “We have recently seen a real preference for short breaks, with people clearly looking for different things from their holiday”, Skyscanner marketing manager Ira Novianqi said. “From shopping meccas in Shanghai and Hong Kong, getting amongst the energy of Vietnam to relaxing on beaches in Sri Lanka and Malaysia, Singaporeans are keen to experience the best of Asia in a short time.” Source = ETB News; LBlast_img

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