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The tourism sector and the SDGs. Responsible tourism, a global commitment
In 2015, UNWTO and the United Nations Global Compact Initiative Spain joined forces in a project titled “Responsible tourism, a global commitment” that engaged 13 Spanish tourism entities. The aim of the project has been for tourism companies and trade associations to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
UNWTO Annual Report 2015 UNWTO Annual Report 2015
2015 was a landmark year for the global community. In September, the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a universal agenda for planet and people. Download the 2015 UNWTO Annual Report to learn more about what we did to promote...
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...
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...