UNWTO Publications

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Challenges and Opportunities for Tourism Development in Small Island Developing Challenges and Opportunities for Tourism Development in Small Island Developing States
This publication presents an overview of the status of tourism in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), while providing evidence of the key importance it has for the sustainable development of many islands and for the achievement of the MDGs. It draws together and updates a wide range of evidence...
2012
Chinese Outbound Travel to the Middle East and North Africa Chinese Outbound Travel to the Middle East and North Africa
Over the last decade, China has grown to become the first tourism source market in the world with US$ 102 billion spend on travel abroad. While Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the Americas lead as the main destination regions for Chinese travelers, the growth in the Middle East and North Africa (...
2014
Compendium of Best Practices and Recommendations for Ecotourism in Asia and the Compendium of Best Practices and Recommendations for Ecotourism in Asia and the Pacific
Ecotourism, a niche tourism market, is considered to be one of the fastest growing segments of the tourism industry. This compendium provides specific case studies demonstrating ecotourism in practice and illustrates how tourism operators are aiming to meet the principles of sustainable tourism....
2012
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, 2017 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...
2017
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2007 – 2011, 2013 Edition Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2007 – 2011, 2013 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...
2013
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2008 – 2012, 2014 Edition Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2008 – 2012, 2014 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...
2014
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2011 – 2015 (2017 Edition) Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2011 – 2015 (2017 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...
2017
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2012 – 2016 (2018 Edition) Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2012 – 2016 (2018 Edition)
Tourism statistics are pivotal in advancing knowledge of the sector, monitoring tourism flows, promoting results-focused management and highlighting strategic issues for policy decisions. Deriving from the most comprehensive statistical database available on the tourism sector, the trilingual...
2018
Contribution of Islamic Culture and its Impact on the Asian Tourism Market Contribution of Islamic Culture and its Impact on the Asian Tourism Market
Contribution of Islamic Culture and its Impact on the Asian Tourism Market highlights the influence of Islamic culture on Asian history and heritage and the potential of the emerging market for Islamic tourism. The publication outlines characteristics of the Islamic tourism market in Asia and...
2017
Contribution of Islamic Culture and its Impact on the Asian Tourism Market
Contribution of Islamic Culture and its Impact on the Asian Tourism Market highlights the influence of Islamic culture on Asian history and heritage and the potential of the emerging market for Islamic tourism. The publication outlines characteristics of the Islamic tourism market in Asia and...
2017