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September 7, 2022

UNWTO – The Economic Impact of Restricting International Mobility

A report that pulls together a range of data demonstrating the devastating impact that the pandemic and subsequent restrictions on international mobility has had on the tourism sector since 2020.
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September 7, 2022

UNWTO Barometer July 2022

The latest analysis from UNWTO confirms that international tourism continues to consolidate its recovery despite mounting economic headwinds.
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June 29, 2022

UNWTO Barometer June 2022

The latest analysis from UNWTO highlights a strong start to the year for international tourism in many parts of the world as restrictions ease and travellers regain confidence. However, it is noted that the amount of travel being undertaken remains significantly down on 2019 and that major headwinds remain.
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June 27, 2022

ETOA Snapshot | Hosting events: Measuring impacts and benefits

Ten minute video session with Rachel Read and David Edwards on measuring the impacts of hosting major events.
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June 27, 2022

ETOA Snapshot | Sustainability metrics

Ten minute video session with Rachel Read and David Edwards on varying approaches to measuring sustainability.
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June 27, 2022

ETOA Snapshot | Tourism Statistics and Surveys: Perils and Pitfalls

Ten minute video session with Rachel Read and David Edwards on the points to look out for when interpreting tourism statistics and surveys.
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June 27, 2022

ETOA Snapshot | Value of Tourism to the European Economy

Ten minute video session with Rachel Read and David Edwards on quantifying the value of tourism to the European economy.
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April 26, 2022

UNWTO Barometer March 2022

Latest edition of the UNWTO Tourism Barometer summarised by the line “tourism enjoys a strong start to 2022 while facing new uncertainties”. Data is presented showing the performance of different world regions in 2021 along with bespoke analysis that considers the likely impact of the conflict in Ukraine on international tourism.
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April 20, 2022

Webinar | Supporting tourism’s recovery: destination and regional perspectives

CityDNA, ETOA and NECSTouR represent city destinations, the travel trade and regional governments’ tourism interests. Developing mutual benefit while securing a safe space for a vibrant visitor economy is our common concern.
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February 17, 2022

ETOA Webinar | Mediterranean product and demand

In this free webinar we explore product development and diversification in the Mediterranean region and current demand from global source markets. Expert panellists will share insights about evolving travel trends and business needs and we will discuss prospects for 2022, planning cycles and product development for the region.
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January 24, 2022

Dutch Report on Societal Value of Tourism and Recreation

An exploration of what the Netherlands, and wider world, would look like were the hospitality sector not to survive the current coronavirus crisis, including its economic value, its value to the wider environment and its value to what are referred to as social processes.
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January 24, 2022

WTTC Paper on Staff Shortages Jan 22

A reminder of how vital a tool travel and tourism has been in global job creation in the past decade which then highlights that in many countries the sector’s recovery from the pandemic is being hampered by staff shortages as former workers have found roles in different parts of the economy. The report makes a number of recommendations as to how governments and businesses can help alleviate the situation.
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January 24, 2022

UNWTO Big Data for Better Tourism Policy, and Sustainable Recovery

A comprehensive report which defines Big Data in relation to tourism, highlights the variety of sources of big data and looks at the opportunities and challenges that its use presents. The study highlights the ways in which the adoption of big data could aid both recovery from the pandemic and ensure that tourism has a future grounded in sustainability.
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January 24, 2022

UNWTO Barometer Jan 2022

An overview of international tourism performance in 2021 showing that while there was some year-on-year growth, volumes remain far short of those seen in 2019. Growth is anticipated in 2022 but even the more optimistic scenario sees volumes 50% below 2019 by the end of the current year. The panel of experts questioned by UNWTO now mostly believe that it will be 2024 or later before we return to pre-pandemic levels.
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November 22, 2021

WTTC Report on Investment in Travel and Tourism

A report which highlights the reduction in travel and tourism during the pandemic and the need for capital investment to help bolster recovery. The focus is on ensuring destinations develop an ‘enabling environment’ for investment, and that it is targeted at market segments offering the greatest growth opportunities.
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November 22, 2021

WTTC Report on Adapting to Endemic COVID-19 – The Outlook for Business Travel

A 27- page report which after an Executive Summary goes on to discuss the context for business travel and how endemic COVID-19 may reshape the sector. Evidence is presented to demonstrate how badly the sector has been impacted but this is countered with a discussion on the opportunities for the sector to diversify.
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October 19, 2021

WTTC Government Policies Enabling Travel & Tourism Recovery During COVID-19

A round-up of various policies adopted by governments around the globe to try and support the travel and tourism sector, whether in the form of fiscal measures, liquidity support, protecting workers or facilitating travel.
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May 24, 2021

WTTC Global Economic Impact Infographic May 2021

A 2-page infographic providing the assessment of WTTC regarding global tourism fortunes in 2020. As might be expected data is firmly in negative territory with a halving in the relative importance of travel and tourism to global GDP and 62 million fewer travel and tourism jobs. WTTC is gradually producing updated infographics for nations around the world detailing key travel and tourism metrics for 2020.
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March 23, 2021

ETOA Webinar | Destination 2030: It’s all about Athens

In this webinar, we bring together a top destination and far-sighted expertise. Is there a conflict between the hope that tourism becomes a more collaborative, consensus-seeking phenomenon and industry’s commercial imperatives, or can public and private sectors build a better partnership?
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December 31, 2020

ETOA Webinar Archive

ETOA Webinar archive from 2020 and earlier.
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July 2, 2020

Eurostat tourism industries analysis

A useful, if at times somewhat technical, article that describes the number of ‘tourism industry’ enterprises and number of persons employed by these enterprises in the EU27 countries as of 2017. Detailed tables are presented, including those setting out figures for individual EU27 Member States. The article highlights that almost 12 million people were employed in ‘tourism industries’, that’s one-in-five of all those working in the service sector.
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