UNWTO Publications

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Methodological Notes to the Tourism Statistics Database, 2019 Edition | Notes mé Methodological Notes to the Tourism Statistics Database, 2019 Edition | Notes méthodologiques de la base de données des statistiques du tourisme, édition 2019 | Notas metodológicas de la base de datos de estadísticas de turismo, edición 2019
Includes conceptual references and technical notes for a better understanding and application of statistics in the following datasets: Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Yearbook of Tourism Statistics and Outbound tourism data.
2019
UNWTO Tourism Definitions | Définitions du tourisme de l’OMT | Definiciones de t UNWTO Tourism Definitions | Définitions du tourisme de l’OMT | Definiciones de turismo de la OMT
As an outcome of the work of the Committee on Tourism and Competitiveness (CTC), the 22nd Session of the General Assembly held in Chengdu, China (11–16 September 2017), adopted as Recommendations (A/RES/684 (XXII)) some operational definitions used in the tourism value chain, as well as a set of...
2019
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2013 – 2017, 2019 Edition
Statistical information on tourism’s multiple facets is pivotal in advancing knowledge of the sector, monitoring progress, promoting results-focused management, and highlighting strategic issues for policy decisions. Deriving from the most comprehensive statistical database available on the tourism...
2019
Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Data 2013 – 2017, 2019 Edition Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Data 2013 – 2017, 2019 Edition
Understanding, for each country, where its inbound tourism is generated is essential for analysing international tourism flows and devising marketing strategies, such as those related to the positioning of national markets abroad. Deriving from the most comprehensive statistical database available...
2019
Walking Tourism – Promoting Regional Development Walking Tourism – Promoting Regional Development
Walking tourism is now one of the most popular ways to experience a destination. It allows tourists to better engage with local people, nature and culture. It also meets the growing demand of travellers of outdoor activities in general, including when they travel. Walking tourism can be developed...
2019
Walking Tourism – Promoting Regional Development, Executive Summary Walking Tourism – Promoting Regional Development, Executive Summary
Walking tourism is now one of the most popular ways to experience a destination. It allows tourists to better engage with local people, nature and culture. It also meets the growing demand of travellers of outdoor activities in general, including when they travel. Walking tourism can be developed...
2019
The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road – Tourism Opportunities and Impacts The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road – Tourism Opportunities and Impacts
The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road is a key component of China’s Belt and Road Initiative and, as such, can play a crucial role in the development of maritime infrastructure throughout Asia and the Pacific in the coming years. This report, developed with the kind support of Sunny International,...
2019
‘Overtourism’? Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perception ‘Overtourism’? Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perceptions Volume 2: Case Studies
The first volume of the report "‘Overtourism’? – Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perceptions" examines how to manage tourism in urban destinations to the benefit of visitors and residents alike, showcasing eleven strategies and 68 measures to help better understand and manage...
2019
‘Overtourism’? Volume 2: Case Studies | Executive Summary ‘Overtourism’? Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perceptions Volume 2: Case Studies | Executive Summary
The first volume of the report "‘Overtourism’? – Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perceptions" examines how to manage tourism in urban destinations to the benefit of visitors and residents alike, showcasing eleven strategies and 68 measures to help better understand and manage...
2019
Tourism in the MENA Region
International tourist arrivals in MENA destinations grew 10% in 2018. The MENA region comprises a diverse group of 14 countries in the Middle East and 4 countries in North Africa, including established and emerging destinations in the Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula to high-spending...
2019