Publications

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Overview of the Meetings Industry in Asia
Overview of the Meetings Industry in Asia provides a comprehensive view of the linkages between business events and tourism, examines the region’s key market segments and developments in the meetings industry, and – through a collection of case studies – highlights the more recent trends in...
2017
Benchmarking Methodology for the Development of Sustainable Cruise Tourism in South-East Asia
Benchmarking Methodology for the Development of Sustainable Cruise Tourism in South-East Asia follows the 2016 publication on Sustainable Cruise Tourism Development Strategies – Tackling the Challenges in Itinerary Design in South-East Asia. Both reports were prepared in cooperation...
2017
Contribution of Islamic Culture and its Impact on the Asian Tourism Market
Contribution of Islamic Culture and its Impact on the Asian Tourism Market highlights the influence of Islamic culture on Asian history and heritage and the potential of the emerging market for Islamic tourism. The publication outlines characteristics of the Islamic tourism market in Asia and...
2017
Mekong River-based Tourism Product Development
The Mekong River is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia that runs through six countries. Measuring 4,350 km in length, it is the world’s 12th longest river and the 7th longest in Asia. River-based tourism along the Mekong is an emerging activity with significant potential for growth and impact...
2016
Sustainable Cruise Tourism Development Strategies – Tackling the Challenges in Itinerary Design in South-East Asia
Cruise tourism is characterized by bringing large numbers of people to concentrated areas of destinations for brief periods, thus multiplying and concentrating the impacts. Cruise development may lead to loss of precious biodiversity and destruction of cultural heritage if infrastructure and...
2016
UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends – 2016 Edition
The “UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends 2016 Edition”, the third annual report in the series, highlights the rapidly growing tourism sector of Asia and the Pacific. Tourism is a reflection of the socio-economic conditions of the region whose GDP has been growing much faster than the world’s average....
2016
UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends, 2015 Edition
This second edition of the UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends includes an analysis of the recent tourism trends of Asia, with emphasis on economy and demographics, international tourist arrivals and receipts, as well as outbound tourism and expenditure. It also includes an...
2015
Responding to Climate Change – Tourism Initiatives in Asia and the Pacific Responding to Climate Change – Tourism Initiatives in Asia and the Pacific
Responding to climate change: tourism initiatives in Asia and the Pacific explores the general causes and effects of climate change on tourism at a global and regional level. Presenting specific case studies from Asia and the Pacific, the publication examines tourism´s contribution to greenhouse...
2015
UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on Asia Tourism Trends
Accounting for nearly one third of the world’s economy and over half the globe’s population, Asia and the Pacific has been at the forefront of tourism development in recent years. Strong GDP growth rates, coupled with a growing middle-class and rising disposable incomes, have led to a rapid...
2014
Air Connectivity and its Impact on Tourism in Asia and the Pacific
This publication includes a series of case studies from cities in Asia and the Pacific that illustrate the crucial role of air transport as an engine of economic growth and job creation. It shows how well-designed and well-coordinated tourism and air transport policies can underspin the growth of...
2014