Publications

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UNWTO Annual Report 2012 UNWTO Annual Report 2012
2012 was a milestone year for tourism; over one billion tourists travelled the globe in a single year which presented both a challenge and an opportunity, with implications for economic growth, development and sustainability. Download the 2012 UNWTO Annual Report to learn more about what we did to...
2013
Key Outbound Tourism Markets in South-East Asia Key Outbound Tourism Markets in South-East Asia – Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam
Asia and the Pacific is not only a major tourism destination region but also an increasingly important tourism outbound market. This study, a collaborative project between Tourism Australia (TA) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), aims to provide an up-to-date perspective of the major...
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
Compendium of Tourism Statistics, Data 2007 – 2011, 2013 Edition 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
L’évolution démographique et le tourisme L’évolution démographique et le tourisme
La structure des sociétés est en perpétuelle évolution : selon les prévisions, la population mondiale atteindra les 8,3 milliards en 2030 et l’espérance de vie augmentera sur la plus grande partie de la planète. Les ménages et les familles se diversifient de plus en plus et les migrations modifient...
2013
Le tourisme et la diversité biologique Le tourisme et la diversité biologique
La présente publication aide à comprendre les liens essentiels qui existent entre le tourisme et la diversité biologique et précise en quoi le tourisme peut contribuer à la protection de la diversité biologique. Elle illustre la valeur importante de la diversité biologique en tant que ressource...
2013
Understanding Chinese Outbound Tourism – What the Chinese Blogosphere is Saying Understanding Chinese Outbound Tourism – What the Chinese Blogosphere is Saying about Europe
This report by ETC and UNWTO provides useful insight into trends, themes and behaviour of Chinese tourists to Europe based on ‘netnographic’ research, or ethnography adapted to the online social world. The study analyses Chinese consumer mentality from preferred destinations and planning process to...
2012
Catalogue of Publications and Electronic Products 2013 Catalogue of Publications and Electronic Products 2013
Catalogue of Publications and Electronic Products 2013
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
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