Publications

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China Airports Evolution Analysis
Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) is growing at close to 9% per annum and at its current rate is due to overtake the world’s busiest airport title from Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) later this year after 14 years on the top spot. Find out which airports are...
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
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
Herramientas de comunicación de crisis en el ámbito del turismo - Listas de veri Herramientas de comunicación de crisis en el ámbito del turismo - Listas de verificación y prácticas idóneas
La comunicación de crisis es un elemento crucial de un buen sistema de gestión de crisis. Ayuda a limitar el impacto negativo de una crisis al afrontar las necesidades de información de todos los agentes del sector de manera eficiente, puntual y responsable. En este contexto, la OMT ha elaborado...
2012
Challenges and Opportunities for Tourism Development in Small Island Developing Challenges and Opportunities for Tourism Development in Small Island Developing States
This publication presents an overview of the status of tourism in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), while providing evidence of the key importance it has for the sustainable development of many islands and for the achievement of the MDGs. It draws together and updates a wide range of evidence...
2012
Tourism Success Stories and Rising Stars – World Tourism Conference Proceedings Tourism Success Stories and Rising Stars – World Tourism Conference Proceedings
Tourism Success Stories and Rising Stars resulted from the World Tourism Conference (WTC) 2010 which was organised at a time when the tourism industry was gradually recovering from the exceptionally challenging time it had experienced under the influence of the global economic crisis.In accordance...
2012
Инструментарий в области коммуникаций в туризме в условиях кризисных ситуаций – Инструментарий в области коммуникаций в туризме в условиях кризисных ситуаций – Контрольные перечни
Коммуникации являются важнейшим элементом любой системы управления в кризисных ситуациях. Они помогают ограничить негативное воздействие кризиса путем действенного, своевременного и ответственного удовлетворения нужд в информации всех участников туристского процесса. Принимая это во внимание, ЮНВТО...
2012
Guide pratique pour développer des produits touristiques liés à la biodiversité 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
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
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