Publications

Title Date
2019 Visa Openness Report for Africa 2019 Visa Openness Report for Africa
UNWTO surveys visa policies around the world since 2008. The Visa Openness Reports, produced by UNWTO, focus on the entry requirements for tourism purposes. The 2019 Visa Openness Report for Africa prepared by UNWTO continues the analysis of visa policies and progress made in visa facilitation over...
2019
Walking Tourism – Promoting Regional Development Walking Tourism – Promoting Regional Development
Walking tourism is now one of the most popular ways to experience a destination. It allows tourists to better engage with local people, nature and culture. It also meets the growing demand of travellers of outdoor activities in general, including when they travel. Walking tourism can be developed...
2019
International Tourism Highlights, 2019 Edition
Listen  International Tourism Highlights presents a concise overview of international tourism in the world based on the results for the year 2018. The booklet includes: Key trends in international tourism in 2018 Results by (sub)region and country of destination World’s top tourism...
2019
UNWTO Annual Report 2017 UNWTO Annual Report 2017
2017 was the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, a global recognition of tourism’s transformative contribution to the development agenda. Download the 2017 UNWTO Annual Report to learn more about the flagship events and activities held by UNWTO in the framework of the...
2018
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030 Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030
A joint effort by UNWTO, UNDP and other partners, Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030 aims to build knowledge, and empower and inspire tourism stakeholders to take necessary action to accelerate the shift towards a more sustainable tourism sector by aligning policies,...
2017
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030, Highlights Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030, Highlights
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030 aims to build knowledge, empower and inspire tourism stakeholders to take necessary action to accelerate the shift towards a more sustainable tourism sector by aligning policies, business operations and investments with the SDGs. The...
2017
UNWTO Tourism Highlights, 2017 Edition
Listen  UNWTO Tourism Highlights presents a concise overview of international tourism in the world based on the results for the year 2016. The booklet includes: Key trends in international tourism in 2016 Results by (sub)region and country of destination World’s top tourism destinations...
2017
UNWTO Annual Report 2016
2016 was a momentous year for tourism. International tourist arrivals continued their upward trajectory in their seventh straight year of above-average growth despite many challenges, reaching 1.2 billion. Download the 2016 UNWTO Annual Report to learn more about what we did to promote and...
2017
Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, 2017 Edition
Understanding, for each country, where its inbound tourism is generated is essential for analysing international tourism flows and devising marketing strategies, such as those related to the positioning of national markets abroad. Deriving from the most comprehensive statistical database available...
2017
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