Publications

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Gastronomy Tourism – The Case of Japan Gastronomy Tourism – The Case of Japan
The report on Gastronomy Tourism – The Case of Japan, prepared with the support of the Japan Travel and Tourism Association (JTTA) and Gurunavi, looks at the awareness of gastronomy tourism as a concept in Japan. Based on a survey with the main players in the country, results show that while...
2019
Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism
The Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism have been developed by UNWTO and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC), a UNWTO affiliate member, as part of its long-term collaboration. The guidelines aim to serve as a practical toolkit to support the development of gastronomy tourism...
2019
12th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook – The Future of Tourism: Roa 12th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook – The Future of Tourism: Road to 2030, 25 – 27 October 2018, Guilin, China, Executive Summary
Jointly organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in collaboration with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU) and Guilin Municipal People’s Government, the 12th edition of the UNWTO/PATA Forum was held in Guilin, China, from 25 to 27...
2019
Tourism in the MENA Region
International tourist arrivals in MENA destinations grew 10% in 2018. The MENA region comprises a diverse group of 14 countries in the Middle East and 4 countries in North Africa, including established and emerging destinations in the Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula to high-spending...
2019
‘Overtourism’? Volume 2: Case Studies | Executive Summary ‘Overtourism’? Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perceptions Volume 2: Case Studies | Executive Summary
The first volume of the report "‘Overtourism’? – Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perceptions" examines how to manage tourism in urban destinations to the benefit of visitors and residents alike, showcasing eleven strategies and 68 measures to help better understand and manage...
2019
‘Overtourism’? Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perception ‘Overtourism’? Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perceptions Volume 2: Case Studies
The first volume of the report "‘Overtourism’? – Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perceptions" examines how to manage tourism in urban destinations to the benefit of visitors and residents alike, showcasing eleven strategies and 68 measures to help better understand and manage...
2019
Walking Tourism – Promoting Regional Development, Executive Summary Walking Tourism – Promoting Regional Development, Executive Summary
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
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
UNWTO World Tourism Barometer and Statistical Annex, January 2019 UNWTO World Tourism Barometer and Statistical Annex, January 2019
2018: International tourist arrivals worldwide reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts International tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) worldwide increased 6% in 2018 to 1.4 billion, based on data reported by destinations around the world. Given the remarkable growth of international...
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