Publications

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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 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...
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
Highlights of the 1st UNWTO Conference on Accessible Tourism in Europe (San Marino, 19-20 November 2014)
  In recognition of accessibility’s importance in the tourism sector, UNWTO and the Government of San Marino jointly organized the 1st UNWTO Conference on Accessible Tourism in Europe (19 - 20 November 2014). Drawing together policy makers, tourism destinations, the private sector and civil...
2016
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