Urban Planningand Rural Planning




I.V. Ivanova, Chief Specialist at the Eco-city Project (Singapore),

Graduate Student at the Institute of Geography RAS, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The paper describes development of tourism industry in Singapore, which is not just a part of the government program for economy diversification, but also an important factor for the country development. By attracting foreign tourists, Singapore created a favorable impress which appealed to foreign investors. Researches shows that the tourism growth stimulated transformation of the city, creation of its new image, creation of modern sights, and preservation of the national historical and cultural heritage. The paper describes expansion of the tourist industry in Singapore which resulted in establishing Singapore as one of the most attractive tourist destinations.


Singapore, tourism, economy, tourism infrastructure, urban planning.


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