UNWTO Publications

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Sustainable Cruise Tourism Development Strategies – Tackling the Challenges in Itinerary Design in South-East Asia
Cruise tourism is characterized by bringing large numbers of people to concentrated areas of destinations for brief periods, thus multiplying and concentrating the impacts. Cruise development may lead to loss of precious biodiversity and destruction of cultural heritage if infrastructure and...
2016
UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends
Accounting for nearly one third of the world’s economy and over half the globe’s population, Asia and the Pacific has been at the forefront of tourism development in recent years. Strong GDP growth rates, coupled with a growing middle-class and rising disposable incomes, have led to a rapid...
2014
UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends, 2015 Edition
This second edition of the UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends includes an analysis of the recent tourism trends of Asia, with emphasis on economy and demographics, international tourist arrivals and receipts, as well as outbound tourism and expenditure. It also includes an...
2015
UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends – 2016 Edition
The “UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends 2016 Edition”, the third annual report in the series, highlights the rapidly growing tourism sector of Asia and the Pacific. Tourism is a reflection of the socio-economic conditions of the region whose GDP has been growing much faster than the world’s average....
2016
Recomendaciones de la OMT sobre accesibilidad de la información turística
Los actores del sector turístico necesitan proporcionar información precisa, pertinente y puntual a sus clientes, antes, durante e incluso después de viaje. Garantizar que la información sea accesible es, sin duda alguna, una de las claves para que la comunicación con los turistas en todas las...
2016
UNWTO Recommendations on Accessible Information in Tourism
The tourism sector stakeholders must deliver accurate, relevant and timely information to its customers, prior to, during and even after the journey.  Ensuring that the information is accessible, is without any doubt a key to communicating succesfully with visitors in all stages of their...
2016
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
Accessible Tourism for All: An Opportunity within Our Reach
The brochure "Accessible Tourism for All: An opportunity within Our Reach" features the major highlights of the Manual on Accessible Tourism for All produced with the ONCE Foundation and ENAT. It is aimed at making tourism stakeholders familiar with  the content of the five...
2016
The Decision-making Process of Meetings, Congresses, Conventions and Incentives The Decision-making Process of Meetings, Congresses, Conventions and Incentives Organizers
The ETC/UNWTO study on The Decision-making Process of Meetings, Congresses, Conventions and Incentives Organizers aims at providing a better understanding of the Meetings Industry and the way meeting and event organizers make decisions. Aimed at DMOs, NTOs and NTAs, the study offers wide-ranging...
2015
Air Connectivity and its Impact on Tourism in Asia and the Pacific
This publication includes a series of case studies from cities in Asia and the Pacific that illustrate the crucial role of air transport as an engine of economic growth and job creation. It shows how well-designed and well-coordinated tourism and air transport policies can underspin the growth of...
2014