UNWTO Publications

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Measuring Sustainable Tourism: A Call for Action Measuring Sustainable Tourism: A Call for Action – Report of the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics, Manila, Philippines, 21 – 23 June 2017
Over 1000 leaders and practitioners from 88 countries convened in Manila, Philippines, at the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics: Measuring Sustainable Tourism (21–23 June 2017). Ministers, Statistical Chiefs, policy experts, statisticians, private sector and academics dedicated to...
2017
Measuring Sustainable Tourism: A Call for Action – Report of the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics, Manila, Philippines, 21 – 23 June 2017
Over 1000 leaders and practitioners from 88 countries convened in Manila, Philippines, at the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics: Measuring Sustainable Tourism (21–23 June 2017). Ministers, Statistical Chiefs, policy experts, statisticians, private sector and academics dedicated to...
2017
Penetrating the Chinese Outbound Tourism Market – Successful Practices and Solut Penetrating the Chinese Outbound Tourism Market – Successful Practices and Solutions
This publication gives an overview of the key features of the Chinese outbound tourism market in terms of policy, demographics, socio-economic evolution, catchment areas, and market trends. It includes case studies from seven destinations in Asia and Pacific and three in Europe and the Americas,...
2017
New Platform Tourism Services (or the so-called Sharing Economy) – Understand, R New Platform Tourism Services (or the so-called Sharing Economy) – Understand, Rethink and Adapt
This report aims to gain a better understanding of how new platform tourism services, or the so-called Sharing Economy, is shaping the tourism sector. It seeks to identify the specific opportunities and challenges it poses across destinations, how these are being addressed, and the way forward....
2017
Regional Conference on Investing in Tourism for an Inclusive Future: Challenges Regional Conference on Investing in Tourism for an Inclusive Future: Challenges and Opportunities Petra, Jordan, 26–27 October 2016
This report synthesizes the rich insights of the first Regional Confeence on Investing in Tourism for an Inclusive Future: Challenges and Opportunities (26–27 October 2016, Petra, Jordan). Jointly organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the European Bank for Reconstruction and...
2017
UNWTO Annual Report 2016 UNWTO Annual Report 2016
As stated in the Annual Report, 2016 proved to be another excellent year for international tourism despite many challenges. International tourist arrivals grew for the seventh consecutive year to reach 1.2 billion, a sequence of uninterrupted growth not recorded since the 1960s. The strongest...
2017
Handbook on Marketing Transnational Tourism Themes and Routes Handbook on Marketing Transnational Tourism Themes and Routes
This ETC and UNWTO Handbook on Marketing Transnational Tourism Themes and Routes aims at acquiring a deeper understanding of the transnational tourism themes and routes that are already proposed to travellers. Through illustrative case studies it furthermore provides practical guidance –...
2017
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030, Highlights Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030, Highlights
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030 aims to build knowledge, empower and inspire tourism stakeholders to take necessary action to accelerate the shift towards a more sustainable tourism sector by aligning policies, business operations and investments with the SDGs. The...
2017
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030 Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030
A joint effort by UNWTO, UNDP and other partners, Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030 aims to build knowledge, and empower and inspire tourism stakeholders to take necessary action to accelerate the shift towards a more sustainable tourism sector by aligning policies,...
2017
UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends – 2017 Edition UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends – 2017 Edition
The UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends, 2017 Edition, the fourth annual report in the series, highlights the rapidly growing tourism sector of Asia and the Pacific . This growth has been influenced by technological developments and the digital revolution. Regional collaboration...
2017