Publications

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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, 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
European Tourism in 2011: Trends & Prospects. Quarterly Report (Q4/2011)
Quarterly Report (Q4/2011) Publication details Title of the publication: European Tourism in 2011: Trends & Prospects Year of edition: 2012 Author/s: Market Intelligence Group of the European Travel Commission (ETC) by Tourism Economics (an Oxford Economics Company) Publisher: European Travel...
2012
From chaos to collaboration
From chaos to collaboration How transformative technologies will herald a new era in travel The next decade and beyond will see a qualitative shift in the travel experience. The future of travel is likely to be shaped by technological innovations which reduce stress, uncertainty and chaos. It...
2012
Guide pratique pour développer des produits touristiques liés à la biodiversité
Le monde fête l’ Année internationale de la biodiversité. Désireuse de contribuer à cette initiative, l’ OMT a élaboré un Guide pratique pour développer des produits touristiques liés à la biodiversité. Le guide, qui s’adresse aux promoteurs de produits locaux et aux voyagistes, présente un...
2012
MICE Industry – An Asia-Pacific Perspective
In Asia and the Pacific, one of the fastest developing regions in the world, MICE industry development can be a key driver of economic growth, regional cooperation and intellectual development. This publication brings together the theoretical background of MICE tourism, as well as best practice...
2012
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
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
The Middle East Outbound Travel Market with Special Insight into the Image of Europe as a Destination
The Middle East is one of the smallest, yet fastest growing, tourist generating regions in the world, with outbound travel quadrupling in the last 20 years. Despite the negative impact of the socio-political unrest in the Middle East on tourism flows, prospects for the sector remain positive....
2012
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