Publications

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Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030, Highlights Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030, Highlights
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030 aims to build knowledge, empower and inspire tourism stakeholders to take necessary action to accelerate the shift towards a more sustainable tourism sector by aligning policies, business operations and investments with the SDGs. The...
2017
Tourism and Biodiversity – Achieving Common Goals Towards Sustainability
With the aim of contributing to the understanding of the relationship between tourism and biodiversity and assess the way that tourism can contribute to the protection of biodiversity and enhance its role as a main resource for tourism destinations, UNWTO has produced this publication. It...
2010
Innovative Catalysts Boosting Sustainability in the Tourism Sector - Based on cases and initiatives from Germany
Innovative catalysts boosting sustainability in the tourism sector: based on cases and initiatives from Germany Intended to support tourism suppliers mainstream sustainable practices, this project analyzed different successful sustainable tourism initiatives with the aim to identify specific...
2016
Destination Wetlands: Supporting Sustainable Tourism
At Ramsar’s COP11 in Bucharest,  Ramsar’s Secretary General, Anada Tiéga, the Secretary General of UNWTO, Taleb Rifai, and the Romanian Secretary of State for Regional Development and Tourism launched the publication "Destination Wetlands: Supporting Sustainable Tourism" on 9 July 2012. This...
2012
Baseline Report on the Integration of Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns into Tourism Policies
Abstract UNWTO expects international tourist arrivals to reach 1.8 billion by 2030, if not before. A sector regularly outgrowing the world economy or international trade, the tourism sector is already facing the challenge of decoupling its growth from the use of natural resources. Advancing...
2019
2019 Visa Openness Report for Africa 2019 Visa Openness Report for Africa
UNWTO surveys visa policies around the world since 2008. The Visa Openness Reports, produced by UNWTO, focus on the entry requirements for tourism purposes. The 2019 Visa Openness Report for Africa prepared by UNWTO continues the analysis of visa policies and progress made in visa facilitation over...
2019