UNWTO Publications

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Handbook on Natural Disaster Reduction in Tourist Areas Handbook on Natural Disaster Reduction in Tourist Areas
Abstract: Nowadays tourism involves the movement of millions of people to virtually all countries on the surface of this globe. Quite often tourism developments are located in areas exposed to, or likely to be exposed to, sudden-onset natural disasters, in particular beach and coastal areas, river...
1998
Herramientas de comunicación de crisis en el ámbito del turismo - Listas de veri Herramientas de comunicación de crisis en el ámbito del turismo - Listas de verificación y prácticas idóneas
La comunicación de crisis es un elemento crucial de un buen sistema de gestión de crisis. Ayuda a limitar el impacto negativo de una crisis al afrontar las necesidades de información de todos los agentes del sector de manera eficiente, puntual y responsable. En este contexto, la OMT ha elaborado...
2012
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
How to source Japan – A major Market for the Silk Road How to source Japan – A major Market for the Silk Road
The Silk Road Travel Forum with its theme “How to Source Japan - A Major Market for the Silk Road” was held in Kyoto, Japan on 21 February 1998, gathering together many tourism ministers and senior officials of national tourism administrations and tour operators from the Silk Road countries and the...
1998
Innovation in Tourism – Bridging Theory and Practice // La innovación en el turi Innovation in Tourism – Bridging Theory and Practice // La innovación en el turismo – Acercamiento entre teoría y práctica
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) wishes to recognize the contribution of the twenty-three authors who have provided the twelve case studies on innovation in tourism included in this report, selected among the papers presented at the 2nd UNWTO Knowledge Network Global Forum on Innovation in...
2017
International Rural Tourism Development – An Asia-Pacific Perspective International Rural Tourism Development – An Asia-Pacific Perspective
This publication released on the occasion of the International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, focuses on community empowerment and poverty alleviation through rural tourism development.The report shines a light on rural tourism development in the Asia Pacific region with...
2017
Key Outbound Tourism Markets in South-East Asia Key Outbound Tourism Markets in South-East Asia – Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam
Asia and the Pacific is not only a major tourism destination region but also an increasingly important tourism outbound market. This study, a collaborative project between Tourism Australia (TA) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), aims to provide an up-to-date perspective of the major...
2013
La contribución del turismo a los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible en Iberoamé La contribución del turismo a los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible en Iberoamérica 2018
Le tourisme et la diversité biologique Le tourisme et la diversité biologique
La présente publication aide à comprendre les liens essentiels qui existent entre le tourisme et la diversité biologique et précise en quoi le tourisme peut contribuer à la protection de la diversité biologique. Elle illustre la valeur importante de la diversité biologique en tant que ressource...
2013
Legislación del turismo en las Américas Legislación del turismo en las Américas
El turismo, por su importancia socioeconómica y sus efectos multiplicadores, ocupa hoy un lugar cada vez más prominente en las agendas nacionales de los países de las Américas. Esa importancia se refleja también en cómo ha evolucionado en la región el marco regulador del turismo. Esta publicación...
2014