Publications

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Reinventing the Airport Ecosystem.
Twenty years from now, the airport environment will be unrecognisable The observations from this report originate from primary field research, conducted in interview format with key representatives from major travel and technology businesssectors, and then tested against a large sample of global...
2012
Religious Tourism in Asia and the Pacific
The Asia-Pacific region is considered the world’s religious core with the greatest number of pilgrims and travellers for religious events, for both international and domestic tourism. It is estimated that there are approximately six hundred million national and international religious and spiritual...
2011
Report on Urban Tourism Development in China
China continues to develop as a leading powerhouse in tourism, and it becomes ever more important to examine the various facets of tourism in China in order to understand the potential of this market, and the effect it will have on global tourism. This report analyses the statistics of Chinese...
2011
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
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...
2007
Study on Chinese Outbound Travel to Africa
While regions such as Europe, Asia and the Pacific, the Americas and the Middle East enjoy their fair share of the tourism cake, Africa still only accounts for five percent of international tourist arrivals worldwide. Tourists who visit Africa from Asia represent only about 3% of the 47 million...
2010
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
Sustainable Tourism Governance and Management in Coastal Areas of Africa 2013
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...
2008
The Incidence of Sexual Exploitation of Children in Tourism
The Incidence of Sexual Exploitation of Children in Tourism (2001) is part of a series of interrelated projects carried out within the context of the International Campaign Against Sexual Exploitation of Children in Tourism, co-funded by the European Commission. The publication is divided into two...
2001