Publications

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‘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
UNWTO Tourism Definitions | Définitions du tourisme de l’OMT | Definiciones de t UNWTO Tourism Definitions | Définitions du tourisme de l’OMT | Definiciones de turismo de la OMT
As an outcome of the work of the Committee on Tourism and Competitiveness (CTC), the 22nd Session of the General Assembly held in Chengdu, China (11–16 September 2017), adopted as Recommendations (A/RES/684 (XXII)) some operational definitions used in the tourism value chain, as well as a set of...
2019
Exploring Health Tourism – Executive Summary Exploring Health Tourism – Executive Summary
The ETC/UNWTO publication on Exploring Health Tourism aims to provide a better understanding of the growing segment of wellness and medical tourism. The study introduces the evolution of health-related tourism products and services from all around the world and provides insights into the current...
2018
Exploring Health Tourism Exploring Health Tourism
The ETC/UNWTO publication on Exploring Health Tourism aims to provide a better understanding of the growing segment of wellness and medical tourism. The study introduces the evolution of health-related tourism products and services from all around the world and provides insights into the current...
2018
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