Publications

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Sustainable Mountain Tourism – Opportunities for Local Communities Sustainable Mountain Tourism – Opportunities for Local Communities
Recognizing the potential of mountain tourism for driving the socioeconomic growth and development of local communities, this publication presents a summary of the information generated at UNWTO’s mountain tourism events (i.e. World Congress on Snow and Mountain and Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism...
2018
Sustainable Mountain Tourism – Opportunities for Local Communities, Executive Su Sustainable Mountain Tourism – Opportunities for Local Communities, Executive Summary
Recognizing the potential of mountain tourism for driving the socioeconomic growth and development of local communities, this publication presents a summary of the information generated at UNWTO’s mountain tourism events (i.e. World Congress on Snow and Mountain and Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism...
2018
UNWTO World Tourism Barometer and Statistical Annex, November 2018 UNWTO World Tourism Barometer and Statistical Annex, November 2018
Continued healthy growth in international tourism in the first nine months of 2018 International tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) grew 5% in the first nine months of 2018 over the same period last year, reflecting a continued strong economic situation globally. The 5% growth consolidated the...
2018
UNWTO World Tourism Barometer and Statistical Annex, October 2018 UNWTO World Tourism Barometer and Statistical Annex, October 2018
International tourism maintains strong momentum in the first half of 2018 International tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first six months of 2018 compared to the same period last year, reflecting a continuation of the strong results of 2017 (+7%). All world regions enjoyed robust growth, fuelled by...
2018
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Outbound Travel Market with Special Focus on The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Outbound Travel Market with Special Focus on Europe as a Tourism Destination
The ETC/UNWTO publication on The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Outbound Travel Market with Special Focus on Europe as a Tourism Destination provides a thorough analysis on the current and potential performance of the GCC outbound travel market, comprising six countries. The report also provides in...
2018
UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends – 2018 Edition UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends – 2018 Edition
The UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends – 2018 Edition, the fifth annual report in the series, highlights the rapidly growing tourism sector in Asia and the Pacific. In recognition of the European Union-China Tourism Year 2018, one chapter examines the international tourism flows between China, the...
2018
‘Overtourism’? – Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Percepti ‘Overtourism’? – Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perceptions
The management of tourism flows in cities to the benefit of visitors and residents alike is a fundamental issue for the tourism sector. It is critical to understand residents’ attitude towards tourism to ensure the development of successful sustainable tourism strategies. This report analyzes the...
2018
UNWTO Tourism Highlights, 2018 Edition
Listen  UNWTO Tourism Highlights presents a concise overview of international tourism in the world based on the results for the year 2017. The booklet includes: Key trends in international tourism in 2017 Results by (sub)region and country of destination World’s top tourism destinations...
2018
Affiliate Members Report Volume Seventeen – Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of Japan
Together with the UNWTO Affiliate Members Programme, Affiliate Members Gurunavi and Japan Travel and Tourism Association are launching the Affiliate Members Report Volume 17 - Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of Japan.  The Affiliate Members Report Volume 17 - Report on Gastronomy...
2018
UNWTO Tourism Definitions UNWTO Tourism Definitions
Since its establishment in 2013 as a subsidiary organ of the Executive Council, the Committee on Tourism and Competitiveness (CTC) has focused its work mainly on assessing the state of knowledge on the basic concept of “tourism competitiveness” and identifying its key factors. As an outcome of the...
2018