|Taylor Swift will hold six shows at the National Stadium from March 2 to March 9. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
SINGAPORE – The upcoming Taylor Swift concerts in Singapore, which are likely to generate significant benefits for the economy, got the support of the authorities in the form of a grant.
In response to queries from The Straits Times, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) said in a joint statement that tourism sectors such as hospitality, retail, travel and dining are likely to benefit from the event, just like they have in other cities the pop star has performed in.
More than 300,000 tickets have been sold for the concerts in Singapore, with a large number of fans travelling in from other countries, they added.