UNWTO Publications

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UNWTO Annual Report 2017 UNWTO Annual Report 2017
2017 was the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, a global recognition of tourism’s transformative contribution to the development agenda. Download the 2017 UNWTO Annual Report to learn more about the flagship events and activities held by UNWTO in the framework of the...
2018
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
UNWTO/WTCF City Tourism Performance Research UNWTO/WTCF City Tourism Performance Research
The UNWTO/WTCF City Tourism Performance Research brings forward the success stories of 15 different cities worldwide with the objective of enabling other cities to observe and learn from them. The research also includes a summary of UNWTO’s report on New Platform Tourism Services (or the so-called...
2018
Tourism and Culture Synergies Tourism and Culture Synergies
The UNWTO report on Tourism and Culture Synergies highlights the symbiotic relationship between tourism and culture and the interdependency of the two sectors. The report, undertaken through a survey of UNWTO member states and expert opinion, affirms that cultural tourism plays a major...
2018
Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Data 2012 – 2016, 2018 Edition Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Data 2012 – 2016, 2018 Edition
For each country, understanding where its inbound tourism is generated is essential for analyzing international tourism flows and devising marketing strategies, such as positioning national tourism abroad. Presenting data for 196 countries from 2012 to 2016, the Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, 2018...
2018
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Good Practices in the Americas Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Good Practices in the Americas
This joint publication between UNWTO and the Organization of American States highlights case studies from across the Americas that showcase the contribution of tourism to sustainable development in line with the 17 universal SDGs. It shows how a common multi-stakeholder approach to tourism...
2018
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
European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends, Volume 2, 2018-1 European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends, Volume 2, 2018-1
This release of the European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends presents an analysis of preliminary full year results for international tourism in the group of 28 European Union countries (EU-28) for 2017. This issue is based upon 2017 data on international overnight visitors as reported by...
2018
European Union Tourism Trends European Union Tourism Trends
The European Union Tourism Trends report provides a comprehensive overview of tourism in the European Union and constitutes a tool for policy makers and other tourism stakeholders for developing market strategies and enhancing the knowledge base of the EU Virtual Tourism Observatory. The report is...
2018
European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends, Volume 2, 2018-2 European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends, Volume 2, 2018-2
This release of the European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends presents preliminary full year data for 2017 on outbound tourism in the European Union (EU-28 or simply EU) and in the UNWTO region Europe at large, specifically on international tourism expenditure. The report also includes...
2018