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Measuring the Economic Importance of the Meetings Industry – Developing a Tourism Satellite Account
The Meetings Industry has emerged over recent decades as an important contributor to national economies. It is perceived as a significant and growing component of tourism and other industries and yet little reliable and consistent data exist to support this perception. With the lack of consistent...
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...
"UNWTO Technical Cooperation 2006" 2006
First International Avian and Human Influenza Simulation Exercise Paris, France 28-29 March 2007
(FOR MEMBER STATES ONLY) The first UNWTO Avian and Human Influenza simulation exercise was organized in Paris on the 28 and 29 of March 2007, in joint collaboration with the Risk Assessment Management (RAM) group, chaired by France. This unique exercise was attended by the avian flu coordinators of...
Second International Avian and Human Influenza Simulation Exercise Jakarta, Indonesia 24-25 July 2007
(FOR MEMBER STATES ONLY) The result of this second international exercise proved first of all that the conclusions of the first simulation exercise held in Paris are of the same relevance for the Asia and the Pacific region as they were for Europe, Africa and the Middle East. They also showed...
"UNWTO Development Assistance 2007" 2007
"UNWTO Development Assistance - 2008 Edition" 2008
The Chinese Outbound Travel Market with Special Insight into the Image of Europe as a Destination
China is one of the fastest growing outbound travel markets in the world. Thanks to rising disposable incomes and relaxations of restrictions on foreign travel, outbound trips grew by an annual average of 22% since 2000 – reaching almost 35 million in 2006. China ranks 5th worldwide in terms of...
Communications and Incentives: The Importance of Fast and Sincere Reporting
This publication addresses the high importance fast and sincere reporting plays for a global problem such as Avian and Human Influenza (AHI). The issue was identified during the first international simulation exercise in Paris in March 2007 as an area of concern for the travel and tourism industry...
The Indian Outbound Travel Market with Special Insight into the Image of Europe as a Destination
India is one of the fastest-growing outbound travel markets in the world. International tourism departures from India have grown from 3.7 million in 1997 to 9.8 million in 2007 and international tourism expenditures have increased from US1.3 billion in 1997 to US 8.2 billion in 2008.With more than...