Publications

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UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends – 2016 Edition 2016
UNWTO Conference: Tourism – A Catalyst for Development, Peace and Reconciliation Passikudah, Sri Lanka, 11 to 14 July 2016
The report of the UNWTO/SLTDA Conference: Tourism – A Catalyst for Tourism Development, Peace and Reconciliation, held in Passikudah, Sri Lanka, 11 – 14 July 2016, summarizes the four major themes discussed during the event: the close links between tourism, peace and reconciliation; the position...
2016
Tourism and Culture Partnership in Peru – Models for Collaboration between Tourism, Culture and Community
The publication Tourism and Culture Partnership in Peru: Models for Collaboration among Tourism, Culture and Community analyses the importance of collaboration among three essential elements for the sustainable development of tourism destinations: tourism, culture and the community. Starting with a...
2016
Mekong River-based Tourism Product Development
The Mekong River is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia that runs through six countries. Measuring 4,350 km in length, it is the world’s 12th longest river and the 7th longest in Asia. River-based tourism along the Mekong is an emerging activity with significant potential for growth and impact...
2016
Sustainable Cruise Tourism Development Strategies – Tackling the Challenges in Itinerary Design in South-East Asia
Cruise tourism is characterized by bringing large numbers of people to concentrated areas of destinations for brief periods, thus multiplying and concentrating the impacts. Cruise development may lead to loss of precious biodiversity and destruction of cultural heritage if infrastructure and...
2016
UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends – 2016 Edition
The “UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends 2016 Edition”, the third annual report in the series, highlights the rapidly growing tourism sector of Asia and the Pacific. Tourism is a reflection of the socio-economic conditions of the region whose GDP has been growing much faster than the world’s average....
2016
UNWTO Annual Report 2015
In 2015, tourism continued to be a key driver of the global economic recovery, and a vital contributor to job creation, poverty alleviation, environmental protection and multicultural peace and understanding across the globe. Download the 2015 UNWTO Annual Report to learn more about what we...
2016
TripAdvisor Travel Trends for the Silk Road 2016
TripAdvisor 2016 Travel Trends for the Silk Road is a specialised report issued by UNWTO Affiliate Member TripAdvisor. Officially launched during the 6th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting in Iran in 2016, the research is based on a survey of 18,425 travellers from APAC and non-APAC countries. The...
2016
Recomendaciones de la OMT sobre accesibilidad de la información turística
Los actores del sector turístico necesitan proporcionar información precisa, pertinente y puntual a sus clientes, antes, durante e incluso después de viaje. Garantizar que la información sea accesible es, sin duda alguna, una de las claves para que la comunicación con los turistas en todas las...
2016
UNWTO Recommendations on Accessible Information in Tourism
The tourism sector stakeholders must deliver accurate, relevant and timely information to its customers, prior to, during and even after the journey.  Ensuring that the information is accessible, is without any doubt a key to communicating succesfully with visitors in all stages of their...
2016