Publications

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A Closer Look at Tourism: Sub-national Measurement and Analysis – Towards a Set of UNWTO Guidelines
The International Network on Regional Economics, Mobility and Tourism (INRouTe) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) jointly issue this document in the framework of their cooperation agreement signed in July 2011, through which INRouTe provides technical support to UNWTO. Central to this...
2013
A Strategic Approach to Tourism in 10 Destinations: Maximising the Potential of the Silk Road
A Strategic Approach to Tourism in 10 destinations: Maximising the Potential of the Silk Road is a joint report compiled by UNWTO and the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL). It highlights the findings of 170 final year EHL students who worked together with 10 destinations to devise strategies and...
2012
A Strategic Approach to Visa Facilitation in the Silk Road Countries
The study includes analysis of existing visa procedures and other formalities in the Silk Road countries, based on the results of a survey of the corresponding embassies and consulates. The results of the survey leads to a comparative analysis on the various rules, regulations and procedures...
2005
Accessible Tourism for All: An Opportunity within Our Reach
The brochure "Accessible Tourism for All: An opportunity within Our Reach" features the major highlights of the Manual on Accessible Tourism for All produced with the ONCE Foundation and ENAT. It is aimed at making tourism stakeholders familiar with  the content of the five...
2016
Affiliate Members Global Report: Volume fourteen - The transformative power of tourism: a paradigm shift towards a more responsible traveller
The UNWTO Affiliate Members Global Report, Volume fourteen on The transformative power of tourism: a paradigm shift towards a more responsible traveller is a joint publication with Affiliate Member, Institute of Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia.  The notion of transformative tourism refers to...
2016
Affiliate Members Global Report: Volume thirteen - The Power of Youth Travel
Youth travel has become one of the fastest growing segments of international tourism, representing more than 23% of the over one billion tourists traveling internationally each year. This growth represents tremendous socioeconomic opportunities for local communities as youth travellers stimulate...
2016
Affiliate Members Global Report: Volume twelve - Cultural Routes and Itineraries
The UNWTO Affiliate Members Global Report, Volume 12 on Cultural Routes and Itineraries is a joint publication with Affiliate Member, Agencia de Turismo de Las Islas Baleares (ATB). The report highlights current trends in cultural tourism providing insight on how cultural routes and itineraries...
2015
Affiliate Members Global Reports, Volume fifteen – Second Global Report on LGBT Tourism
  Following the success of the first edition of the UNWTO Global Report on LGBT tourism published in 2012, UNWTO and Affiliate member International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) decided to embark in the preparation of the 2nd Global Report on LGBT Tourism, offering a more...
2017
Affiliate Members Global Reports, Volume sixteen – Second Global Report on Gastronomy Tourism
In 2012, UNWTO Affiliate Members Programme launched the Global Report on Food Tourism outlining the state of gastronomy tourism. The report presented various examples of tourism and gastronomy professionals with extensive experience in international organizations, destination management, in both...
2017
Affiliate Members Regional Report - Volume four: Tourism in Africa: A Tool for Development
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Casa África have jointly released a new regional report to assess the current situation of Africa´s Tourism Product Development. Presented at 21st Session of the General Assembly of UNWTO in Medellín, Colombia, this report proposes a UNWTO methodology for...
2015