Publications

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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) 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
The Indian Outbound Travel Market with Special Insight into the Image of Europe as a Destination
India is one of the fastest-growing outbound travel markets in the world. International tourism departures from India have grown from 3.7 million in 1997 to 9.8 million in 2007 and international tourism expenditures have increased from US1.3 billion in 1997 to US 8.2 billion in 2008.With more than...
2009
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
The Middle East Outbound Travel Market with Special Insight into the Image of Eu 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
The Power of Youth Travel
The Power of Youth Travel AM Reports Volume 2 The second in the series of reports looking at specific areas of the tourism sector, The Power of Youth Travel features commentary from specialists, UNWTO Affiliate Members and other selected organizations on the importance of Youth Travel for...
2011