Publications

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Chinese Outbound Travel to the Middle East and North Africa Chinese Outbound Travel to the Middle East and North Africa
Over the last decade, China has grown to become the first tourism source market in the world with US$ 102 billion spend on travel abroad. While Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the Americas lead as the main destination regions for Chinese travelers, the growth in the Middle East and North Africa (...
2014
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...
2008
Compendium of Best Practices and Recommendations for Ecotourism in Asia and the Pacific
Ecotourism, a niche tourism market, is considered to be one of the fastest growing segments of the tourism industry. This compendium provides specific case studies demonstrating ecotourism in practice and illustrates how tourism operators are aiming to meet the principles of sustainable tourism....
2012
Compendium of Best Practices and Recommendations for Ecotourism in Asia and the Pacific
Ecotourism, a niche tourism market, is considered to be one of the fastest growing segments of the tourism industry. This compendium provides specific case studies demonstrating ecotourism in practice and illustrates how tourism operators are aiming to meet the principles of sustainable tourism....
2012
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, 2017 Edition
Statistical information on tourism’s multiple facets is pivotal in advancing knowledge of the sector, monitoring progress, promoting results-focused management, and highlighting strategic issues for policy decisions. Deriving from the most comprehensive statistical database available on the tourism...
2017
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2006 – 2010, 2012 Edition
Statistical information on tourism’s multiple facets is pivotal in advancing knowledge of the sector, monitoring progress, promoting results-focused management, and highlighting strategic issues for policy decisions. Deriving from the most comprehensive statistical database available on the tourism...
2012
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2007 – 2011, 2013 Edition
Statistical information on tourism’s multiple facets is pivotal in advancing knowledge of the sector, monitoring progress, promoting results-focused management, and highlighting strategic issues for policy decisions. Deriving from the most comprehensive statistical database available on the tourism...
2013
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2008 – 2012, 2014 Edition Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2008 – 2012, 2014 Edition
Statistical information on tourism’s multiple facets is pivotal in advancing knowledge of the sector, monitoring progress, promoting results-focused management, and highlighting strategic issues for policy decisions. Deriving from the most comprehensive statistical database available on the tourism...
2014
Data Collection & Analysis for Tourism Management, Marketing & Planning
Data Collection & Analysis for Tourism Management, Marketing & Planning - A Manual for Managers & Analysts (English version) is a tool to help achieve WTO's important long-term goal of developing reliable tourism statistics. It explains the differences between the major data collection...
2000
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