UNWTO Publications

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Enzo Paci Papers on Measuring the Economic Significance of Tourism - Vol. 5
These papers are part of the series that has been designed to serve as a platform for familiarizing statisticians and economic analysts interested in tourism with UNWTO’s Tourism Satellite Account Project. In more than 300 pages UNWTO provides on an annual basis useful and actual information. In...
2006
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
Tourism and Migration – Exploring the Relationship between Two Global Phenomena
The UNWTO Study on Tourism and Migration, published in 2009, explores the linkages between migration and tourism in order to assess the impact of migratory flows on tourism, and to investigate the opportunities resulting from the relationship between these two global phenomena. Case studies from...
2009
Global Report on Women in Tourism 2010
Jointly developed by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and UN Women, the Global Report on Women in Tourism 2010 marks the first attempt to map the participation of women in the tourism industry worldwide. In the context of responsible tourism and local development, this study seeks to...
2011
The Middle East Outbound Travel Market with Special Insight into the Image of Eu The Middle East Outbound Travel Market with Special Insight into the Image of Europe as a Destination
The Middle East is one of the smallest, yet fastest growing, tourist generating regions in the world, with outbound travel quadrupling in the last 20 years. Despite the negative impact of the socio-political unrest in the Middle East on tourism flows, prospects for the sector remain positive....
2012
MICE Industry – An Asia-Pacific Perspective
In Asia and the Pacific, one of the fastest developing regions in the world, MICE industry development can be a key driver of economic growth, regional cooperation and intellectual development. This publication brings together the theoretical background of MICE tourism, as well as best practice...
2012
Understanding Chinese Outbound Tourism – What the Chinese Blogosphere is Saying Understanding Chinese Outbound Tourism – What the Chinese Blogosphere is Saying about Europe
This report by ETC and UNWTO provides useful insight into trends, themes and behaviour of Chinese tourists to Europe based on ‘netnographic’ research, or ethnography adapted to the online social world. The study analyses Chinese consumer mentality from preferred destinations and planning process to...
2012
Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Data 2006 – 2010, 2012 Edition Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Data 2006 – 2010, 2012 Edition
Understanding, for each country, where its inbound tourism is generated is essential for analyzing 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...
2012
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
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