Publications

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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/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