Publications

Title Date
UNWTO World Tourism Barometer and Statistical Annex, Advance Release January 201 UNWTO World Tourism Barometer and Statistical Annex, Advance Release January 2018
This Advance Release and the accompanying Statistical Annex of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometerpresent preliminary full year results for international tourism in 2017 based on data for international overnight visitors reported by destinations around the world. In addition, this issue includes...
2018
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Good Practices in the Americas Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Good Practices in the Americas
This joint publication between UNWTO and the Organization of American States highlights case studies from across the Americas that showcase the contribution of tourism to sustainable development in line with the 17 universal SDGs. It shows how a common multi-stakeholder approach to tourism...
2018
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2012 – 2016 (2018 Edition) Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2012 – 2016 (2018 Edition)
Tourism statistics are pivotal in advancing knowledge of the sector, monitoring tourism flows, promoting results-focused management and highlighting strategic issues for policy decisions. Deriving from the most comprehensive statistical database available on the tourism sector, the trilingual...
2018
Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Data 2012 – 2016, 2018 Edition Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Data 2012 – 2016, 2018 Edition
For each country, understanding where its inbound tourism is generated is essential for analyzing international tourism flows and devising marketing strategies, such as positioning national tourism abroad. Presenting data for 196 countries from 2012 to 2016, the Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, 2018...
2018
Tourism and Culture Synergies Tourism and Culture Synergies
The UNWTO report on Tourism and Culture Synergies highlights the symbiotic relationship between tourism and culture and the interdependency of the two sectors. The report, undertaken through a survey of UNWTO member states and expert opinion, affirms that cultural tourism plays a major...
2018
Definitions Committee on Tourism and Competitiveness (CTC) Definitions Committee on Tourism and Competitiveness (CTC)
Since its establishment in 2013 as a subsidiary organ of the Executive Council, the Committee on Tourism and Competitiveness (CTC) has focused its work mainly on assessing the state of knowledge on the basic concept of “tourism competitiveness” and identifying its key factors. As an outcome of the...
2018
UNWTO/WTCF City Tourism Performance Research UNWTO/WTCF City Tourism Performance Research
The UNWTO/WTCF City Tourism Performance Research brings forward the success stories of 15 different cities worldwide with the objective of enabling other cities to observe and learn from them. The research also includes a summary of UNWTO’s report on New Platform Tourism Services (or the so-called...
2018
Western Silk Road Roadmap Western Silk Road Roadmap 2018
European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends, Volume 1, 2017-2 European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends, Volume 1, 2017-2
This release of the European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends presents preliminary data for 2016 outbound tourism trends in the European Union (EU-28), specifically on international tourism expenditure. Updated results of international tourist arrivals for 2016 are also included. The next...
2017
European Union Short-term Tourism Trends, Volume 1, 2017-1 European Union Short-term Tourism Trends, Volume 1, 2017-1
This release of the European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends is the first of a regular reporting by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in the framework of the cooperation with the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) of the European...
2017