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Singapore Tourism Analysis

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Tourism in Singapore is one of the biggest service sectors and attracts millions of the tourists each year. Its cultural attraction reflects its colonial history and Chinese, Malay, Indian and Arab ethnicities. Singapore is environmentally friendly, and maintains natural and heritage conservation programs. Singapore tourism board aims to tripple their earnings to $30 billion and double their tourists by 17 million by 2015. With the development of tourism the other sectors also promotes like medical tourism, business tourism, retail tourism and many more. Various steps are being taken to make Singapore a must visit destination. The Orchard Road district, which is consider as the center of tourism in Singapore which is a multiple-storied
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Singapore is on 21 out of the 25 largest third party logistics companies in the world. Singapore established different regional centers in Singapore that includes Hewlett Packard, LVMH, Numonyx, Roche Diagnostics and Schering-Plough. As the Singapore has the wonderful sea location its port is a junction, linking the nation to more than 700 ports in 130 countries. In its Harbor there are six terminals which can manage container ships, bulk carriers, cargo freighters, coasters and lighters.

For the air cargo Singapore's Changi Airport is also one of the busiest airports. Singapore provides 78 airlines with over 4000 flights connecting to more than 180 cities in 59 countries. Asia’s leading logistics education and research institute, The Logistics Institute - Asia Pacific, is based in Singapore and has more than 100 alumni. Since 2003, TLI-Asia Pacific has been conferred Asia’s Best Education Course Provider for six consecutive years at Cargonews Asia’s annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain
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The feature film, 'My Magic' has the world premiere held at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2008.Singapore's media industry is expected to grow by 9.6% within the next three years. Mr. David Ng, Deputy CEO of IAH Games said, "Using the very strong infrastructure that we have in Singapore, we're able to reach out to all the countries in the region, so we target 20 million gamers within the next five years."

Singapore presently has about 500 local and foreign media companies with animation, post-production and distribution being their focus areas. Some of the world famous channels like BBC, CNBC Asia, Discovery Channel Asia, MTV Asia, Walt Disney, Star Sports, ESPN etc. have opened their offices in Singapore. With the upgrading of media, telecommunications and computing, the Digital Media and Entertainment sector (DME) has developing tremendously in recent times. High-speed connectivity, excellent infrastructure, strong Intellectual Property rights regulation are the main qualities of this industry.

In the World economic Forum’s Global IT report 2007-2008 Singapore ranked fifth globally, as the Most Networked Economy. Computer usage increases in
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