UNWTO Publications

Title Date
Measuring Visitor Expenditure for Inbound Tourism
The purpose of this research was to examine various experiences relative to statistical operations used to estimate visitor expenditure associated with inbound tourism. In some of the cases which were analysed, estimating expenditure is the main aim of these operations; in others, this estimation...
2003
Measuring the Economic Importance of the Meetings Industry – Developing a Tourism Satellite Account
The Meetings Industry has emerged over recent decades as an important contributor to national economies. It is perceived as a significant and growing component of tourism and other industries and yet little reliable and consistent data exist to support this perception. With the lack of consistent...
2006
Enzo Paci Papers on Measuring the Economic Significance of Tourism - Vol. 1 Enzo Paci Papers on Measuring the Economic Significance of Tourism - Vol. 1
This new periodical has been designed to serve as a platform for familiarizing statisticians and economic analysts interested in tourism with WTO's Tourism Satellite Account Project. In more than 200 pages WTO provides on an annual basis useful and actual information. In particular: guidelines...
2001
Enzo Paci Papers on Measuring the Economic Significance of Tourism - Vol. 2
This second Volume of the “Enzo Paci Papers on Measuring the Economic Significance of Tourism” continues to serve as a platform for familiarizing statisticians and economic analysts interested in tourism with WTO's Tourism Satellite Account Project. In more than 200 pages it provides an updated...
2002
Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, 2017 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...
2017
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
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
Tourist Safety and Security: Practical Measures for Destinations Tourist Safety and Security: Practical Measures for Destinations
Abstract:Safety and security are vital to providing quality in tourism. More than any other economic activity, the success or failure of a tourism destination depends on being able to provide a safe and secure environment for visitors.This publication represents the result of a long-term effort by...
1996
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