UNWTO Publications

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12th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook – The Future of Tourism: Roa 12th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook – The Future of Tourism: Road to 2030, 25 – 27 October 2018, Guilin, China, Executive Summary
Jointly organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in collaboration with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU) and Guilin Municipal People’s Government, the 12th edition of the UNWTO/PATA Forum was held in Guilin, China, from 25 to 27...
2019
2019 Visa Openness Report for Africa 2019 Visa Openness Report for Africa
UNWTO surveys visa policies around the world since 2008. The Visa Openness Reports, produced by UNWTO, focus on the entry requirements for tourism purposes. The 2019 Visa Openness Report for Africa prepared by UNWTO continues the analysis of visa policies and progress made in visa facilitation over...
2019
2nd UNWTO International Congress on Ethics and Tourism – Quito, Ecuador, 11 and 2nd UNWTO International Congress on Ethics and Tourism – Quito, Ecuador, 11 and 12 September 2012 / II Congreso internacional de ética y turismo de la OMT – Quito (Ecuador), 11 y 12 de septiembre 2012
Tourism is playing an increasingly important role in the life of societies. Its impact in social and economic terms is undeniable, but furthermore it also helps reinforce the dialogue among civilizations. Its rise has brought with it challenges that entail addressing issues such as sustainability...
2013
3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism – Enhancing the Sector’s Sustai 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism – Enhancing the Sector’s Sustainability through Shared Responsibilities, Krakow, Poland, 27 and 28 April 2017 2017
A Closer Look at Tourism: Sub-national Measurement and Analysis – Towards a Set of UNWTO Guidelines
The International Network on Regional Economics, Mobility and Tourism (INRouTe) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) jointly issue this document in the framework of their cooperation agreement signed in July 2011, through which INRouTe provides technical support to UNWTO. Central to this...
2013
A Practical Guide to Tourism Destination Management A Practical Guide to Tourism Destination Management
This publication represents a major contribution to developing professionalism in the field of destination management. It is intended as a practical guide, showing how concepts of destination management may be translated into practice. Besides it will be of considerable interest to academics as we...
2007
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
Air Connectivity and its Impact on Tourism in Asia and the Pacific
This publication includes a series of case studies from cities in Asia and the Pacific that illustrate the crucial role of air transport as an engine of economic growth and job creation. It shows how well-designed and well-coordinated tourism and air transport policies can underspin the growth of...
2014
An Integrated Approach to Resort Development (English version) An Integrated Approach to Resort Development (English version)
This UNWTO study analyzes six resorts, all largely completed and representing various regions of the world and different types of development. For each case study, comprehensive details are provided on planning and implementation, including the current status of development. Economic, environmental...
1992
Baseline Report on the Integration of Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns into Tourism Policies
Abstract UNWTO expects international tourist arrivals to reach 1.8 billion by 2030, if not before. A sector regularly outgrowing the world economy or international trade, the tourism sector is already facing the challenge of decoupling its growth from the use of natural resources. Advancing...
2019