2.4.5 Tourism (World Tourism Organisation)
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Statistics Department collects, analyzes, publishes, standardizes and improves tourism statistics, and promotes the integration of these statistics within the sphere of the United Nations system.
Objective of the Statistics and Tourism Satellite Account Programme
To foster the comparability of tourism statistics and the macroeconomic analysis of tourism activities by means of internationally agreed standards, and to design the required guidance, initiatives and tools (e.g. TSA) for their implementation.
Programme of work 2012
A. Reinforcement and promotion of international comparability of basic tourism statistical data and TSA data according to the IRTS 2008 and TSA: RMF 2008;
Economic statistics meetings
UNWTO Committee on Statistics and Tourism Satellite Account (World Tourism Organisation)
Statistics Capacity-building Programme on Tourism Statistics for Asia (World Tourism Organisation)
Statistics Capacity-building Programme for Russian-speaking European countries and Georgia(World Tourism Organisation)
Statistics Capacity-building Programme for French-speaking African countries (World Tourism Organisation)
Training the Trainers Workshop (title to be confirmed)