Hazardous Haze Clouds Singapore Tourism Outlook

Hazardous Haze Clouds Singapore Tourism Outlook Play

June 24 (Bloomberg) -- Forest fires raging on the neighboring Indonesian island sent Singapore’s Pollutant Standards Index to a record 401 on June 21, a level deemed hazardous, according to the National Environment Agency. The haze may prompt more visitors to reconsider trips to Singapore, which was ranked Asia’s most-popular business destination in the first half of 2012 with hotel occupancy rates averaging 86 percent in the past three years, based on government data. Haslinda Amin reports on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

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