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Tourism and Migration – Exploring the Relationship between Two Global Phenomena
The UNWTO Study on Tourism and Migration, published in 2009, explores the linkages between migration and tourism in order to assess the impact of migratory flows on tourism, and to investigate the opportunities resulting from the relationship between these two global phenomena. Case studies from...
Travel and Tourism under Pandemic Conditions: Review and Preparation Exercise Nassau, The Bahamas 16-17 September 2009
The purpose of this exercise for the Americas, which took place only three weeks after the regional exercise for Africa, Europe and the Middle East, was to reassess, re-envision and reinvigorate the sectors response to the challenges presented by the pandemic (H1N1) 2009. The discussions during...
Travel and Tourism under Pandemic Conditions: Review and Preparation Exercise UNWTO Headquarters, Madrid, Spain 26-27 August 2009
The recommendations and conclusions reached during this review and preparation exercise on travel and tourism under pandemic conditions held in Madrid on the 26 and 27 of August 2009 are important for the tourism sector as well as for other social and economic activities depending on travel and...
Third International Avian and Human Influenza Simulation Exercise Bangkok, Thailand 19-20 September 2008
(FOR MEMBER STATES ONLY) The result of this third international exercise substantiated the findings of the previous exercises held in Paris and Jakarta that fast and sincere reporting is one of the most crucial aspects of an AHI pandemic. It stressed the importance of the fact that the public...
Tourism contributing to poverty alleviation
A brief summary on what is ST-EP and an overview of its projects worldwide.
Baseline Research Agenda: UNWTO Task Force for Women in Tourism
This Baseline Research Agenda was prepared for the UNWTO Task Force for Women in Tourism by Ms. Linda W.J. Peeters in April 2009. See also: UNWTO's work on Gender and Tourism
UNCTAD - Investment Guide to the Silk Road
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has published many relevant documents on the Silk Road, most notably the Investment Guide to the Silk Road (2009). This Guide, apart from providing readers with comprehensive introductory information, offers a detailed outline of the...
The Indian Outbound Travel Market with Special Insight into the Image of Europe as a Destination
India is one of the fastest-growing outbound travel markets in the world. International tourism departures from India have grown from 3.7 million in 1997 to 9.8 million in 2007 and international tourism expenditures have increased from US1.3 billion in 1997 to US 8.2 billion in 2008.With more than...
Tourism and Community Development – Asian Practices (second edition)
Asia’s fast growing tourism industry with its variety of tourism markets has become a national economic growth engine. This second overviewed edition of the report provides a compilation of case studies of a selected number of Asian countries. It describes how community tourism is developed in the...
Communications and Incentives: The Importance of Fast and Sincere Reporting
This publication addresses the high importance fast and sincere reporting plays for a global problem such as Avian and Human Influenza (AHI). The issue was identified during the first international simulation exercise in Paris in March 2007 as an area of concern for the travel and tourism industry...