HK beats Thailand as S'pore's top travel choice

Hong Kong has replaced Bangkok, Thailand, as the hottest destination for Singaporeans, according to data from, which revealed the travel habits of globetrotters in the first six months of this year, compared to the same period last year.

Singapore has also maintained its title as a top destination for regional travellers, with the Lion City consistently ranking among the top 10 for tourists from markets across the Asia-Pacific.

It emerged as a popular choice for tourists from India, Australia and Hong Kong, having been ranked second, third and fourth as a destination choice.

The other three top destinations for Singapore travellers are Taipei (Taiwan), Seoul (Korea) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).