UNWTO Publications

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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
Understanding Russian Outbound Tourism – What the Russian Blogosphere is saying Understanding Russian Outbound Tourism – What the Russian Blogosphere is saying about Europe
This joint ETC/UNWTO report provides useful insight into trends, themes and behaviour of Russian tourists to Europe based on ‘netnographic’ research – or ethnography adapted to the online social world. The study analyses the Russian consumer mindset with regard to preferred destinations, travel...
2015
Tourism Driving Trade, Fostering Development and Connecting People Tourism Driving Trade, Fostering Development and Connecting People 2015
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals 2015
Tourism in the Aid for Trade (AfT) Agenda
Available in English and French
2015
Responding to Climate Change – Tourism Initiatives in Asia and the Pacific Responding to Climate Change – Tourism Initiatives in Asia and the Pacific
Responding to climate change: tourism initiatives in Asia and the Pacific explores the general causes and effects of climate change on tourism at a global and regional level. Presenting specific case studies from Asia and the Pacific, the publication examines tourism´s contribution to greenhouse...
2015
Manual on Accessible Tourism for All – Public-Private Partnerships and Good Prac Manual on Accessible Tourism for All – Public-Private Partnerships and Good Practices
The Manual on Accessible Tourism for All: Public-Private Alliances and Good Practices is the first publication of a technical nature produced by the UNWTO in collaboration with the ACS Foundation. The Manual highlights the value of accessible heritage and cultural resources and provides the...
2015
Manuel sur le tourisme et la réduction de la pauvreté – Des mesures pratiques po Manuel sur le tourisme et la réduction de la pauvreté – Des mesures pratiques pour les destinations
Cette publication, préparée par l’OMT et la SNV afin de mieux faire comprendre en quoi le tourisme est un instrument de réduction de la pauvreté et du développement durable, expose brièvement différentes mesures pratiques qui peuvent être prises dans les destinations touristiques afin d’orienter et...
2015
Tourism at World Heritage Sites – Challenges and Opportunities Tourism at World Heritage Sites – Challenges and Opportunities
Tourism has grown at an accelerated pace over the last few decades, with more than a billion tourists now travelling to an international destination each year. One of the main motivations of tourism is mankind’s inherent curiosity and desire to explore cultural identities across the world. Natural...
2015
First UNWTO International Conference on Spiritual Tourism for Sustainable Develo First UNWTO International Conference on Spiritual Tourism for Sustainable Development
Jointly organized by UNWTO and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, the First UNWTO International Conference on Spiritual Tourism for Sustainable Development explored ways in which living culture, traditions and beliefs can be integrated into tourism...
2015