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
Tourism Success Stories and Rising Stars – World Tourism Conference Proceedings Tourism Success Stories and Rising Stars – World Tourism Conference Proceedings
Tourism Success Stories and Rising Stars resulted from the World Tourism Conference (WTC) 2010 which was organised at a time when the tourism industry was gradually recovering from the exceptionally challenging time it had experienced under the influence of the global economic crisis.In accordance...
2012
Инструментарий в области коммуникаций в туризме в условиях кризисных ситуаций – Инструментарий в области коммуникаций в туризме в условиях кризисных ситуаций – Контрольные перечни
Коммуникации являются важнейшим элементом любой системы управления в кризисных ситуациях. Они помогают ограничить негативное воздействие кризиса путем действенного, своевременного и ответственного удовлетворения нужд в информации всех участников туристского процесса. Принимая это во внимание, ЮНВТО...
2012
Guide pratique pour développer des produits touristiques liés à la biodiversité Guide pratique pour développer des produits touristiques liés à la biodiversité
Le monde fête l’ Année internationale de la biodiversité. Désireuse de contribuer à cette initiative, l’ OMT a élaboré un Guide pratique pour développer des produits touristiques liés à la biodiversité. Le guide, qui s’adresse aux promoteurs de produits locaux et aux voyagistes, présente un...
2012
Sustainable Development of Tourism in Deserts (Arabic version) Sustainable Development of Tourism in Deserts (Arabic version)
The UNWTO has always made it a point to study each form of tourism taking into consideration the characteristics of each type of destination – urban, cultural, rural, nature, coastal, or island destinations, among others – in order to provide international institutions, national and local tourism...
2012
Tourism and Intangible Cultural Heritage Tourism and Intangible Cultural Heritage
The first UNWTO Study on Tourism and Intangible Cultural Heritage provides comprehensive baseline research on the links between tourism and intangible cultural heritage (ICH). The publication explores major challenges, risks and opportunities for tourism development related to ICH, while suggesting...
2012
Tourism in the Green Economy – Background Report Tourism in the Green Economy – Background Report
The Tourism Background Report is an extended version of the Tourism Chapter of the Green Economy Report (GER), which makes the case for investments in greener and sustainable tourism as a means to create jobs and reduce poverty while also improving environmental outcomes. The Report analyses the...
2012
The Chinese Outbound Travel Market – 2012 Update 2013
Economic Crisis, International Tourism Decline and its Impact on the Poor Economic Crisis, International Tourism Decline and its Impact on the Poor
The 2009 global economic crisis has significantly impacted international tourism, causing a decline in international tourist arrivals and international tourism revenues. This study looks into the effects of the decrease in international tourism demand on the employment, income opportunities and the...
2013
Sustainable Tourism Governance and Management in Coastal Areas of Africa 2013