Publications

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‘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
Definitions Committee on Tourism and Competitiveness (CTC) Definitions Committee on Tourism and Competitiveness (CTC)
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
UNWTO/WTCF City Tourism Performance Research UNWTO/WTCF City Tourism Performance Research
The UNWTO/WTCF City Tourism Performance Research brings forward the success stories of 15 different cities worldwide with the objective of enabling other cities to observe and learn from them. The research also includes a summary of UNWTO’s report on New Platform Tourism Services (or the so-called...
2018
Handbook on Marketing Transnational Tourism Themes and Routes Handbook on Marketing Transnational Tourism Themes and Routes
This ETC and UNWTO Handbook on Marketing Transnational Tourism Themes and Routes aims at acquiring a deeper understanding of the transnational tourism themes and routes that are already proposed to travellers. Through illustrative case studies it furthermore provides practical guidance –...
2017
New Platform Tourism Services (or the so-called Sharing Economy) – Understand, R New Platform Tourism Services (or the so-called Sharing Economy) – Understand, Rethink and Adapt
This report aims to gain a better understanding of how new platform tourism services, or the so-called Sharing Economy, is shaping the tourism sector. It seeks to identify the specific opportunities and challenges it poses across destinations, how these are being addressed, and the way forward....
2017
Handbook on Key Performance Indicators for Tourism Marketing Evaluation Handbook on Key Performance Indicators for Tourism Marketing Evaluation
The ETC/UNWTO Handbook on Key Performance Indicators for Tourism Marketing Evaluation presents a comprehensive overview of performance indicators for tourism marketing evaluation. It provides a framework for understanding contemporary marketing evaluation, how to measure results from marketing and...
2017
Affiliate Members Global Reports, Volume sixteen – Second Global Report on Gastronomy Tourism
In 2012, UNWTO Affiliate Members Programme launched the Global Report on Food Tourism outlining the state of gastronomy tourism. The report presented various examples of tourism and gastronomy professionals with extensive experience in international organizations, destination management, in both...
2017
Affiliate Members Global Reports, Volume fifteen – Second Global Report on LGBT Tourism
  Following the success of the first edition of the UNWTO Global Report on LGBT tourism published in 2012, UNWTO and Affiliate member International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) decided to embark in the preparation of the 2nd Global Report on LGBT Tourism, offering a more...
2017