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OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018

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Published on March 08, 2018

Also available in: French

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The 2018 edition analyses tourism performance and policy trends across 49 OECD countries and partner economies. It highlights the need for coherent and comprehensive approaches to tourism policy making, and the significance of the tourism economy, with data covering domestic, inbound and outbound tourism, enterprises and employment, and internal tourism consumption. Thematic chapters explore how understanding the potential impacts of megatrends can better shape the future of tourism, and the need for a shift towards investment and financing for sustainable tourism growth.

SUMMARIESavailable in 12 languages

English OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in English)
French OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in French) Tendances et politiques du tourisme de l'OCDE 2018
Spanish OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in Spanish) Tendencias y políticas de turismo de la OCDE 2018
German OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in German) OECD-Tourismustrends und -politik 2018
Japanese OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in Japanese) OECD諸国の観光業 トレンドと政策2018年版
Italian OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in Italian) Tendenze e politiche del turismo dell'area OCSE, 2018
Arabic OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in Arabic) الاتجاهات والسياسات السياحية لعام 2018 : منظمة التعاون الاقتصادى والتنمية
Korean OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in Korean) 2018 OECD 관광 동향 및 정책
Polish OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in Polish) Trendy i polityki turystyczne OECD 2018
Portuguese OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in Portuguese) Tendências e Políticas de Turismo da OCDE 2018
Russian OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in Russian) Обзор ОЭСР "Тенденции и политика в сфере туризма 2018"
Turkish OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 (Summary in Turkish) OECD Turizm Trendleri ve Politikaları 2018

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Policy statement – tourism policies for sustainable and inclusive growth
Reader's guide
Executive summary
Active policies for tourism3 chapters available
Tourism trends and policy priorities
Megatrends shaping the future of tourism
Towards investment and financing for sustainable tourism
OECD Country Profiles35 chapters available
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Canada
Chile
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea
Latvia
Luxembourg
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States
Partner country profiles14 chapters available
Brazil
Bulgaria
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Egypt
Lithuania
Malta
Morocco
Peru
Philippines
Romania
Russian Federation
South Africa
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Launch event and workshop on megatrends shaping the future of tourism

8 March 2018 ITB, Berlin  12:30-14:30

The OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 publication was launched at ITB Berlin at a policy Workshop which brought together high-level policy makers and industry decision makers to discuss key trends and policy priorities emerging from the report, with a particular focus on megatrends likely to shape the future of tourism.

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Workshop on Investment and Financing For Sustainable Tourism

9 March 2018 ITB, Berlin  12:00-12:45

Investment and financing has an important role to play in supporting the transition to low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive tourism development. This workshop will examine the need for a shift toward investment and financing practices that support sustainable tourism, and explores policies, institutions and instruments for green finance and investment relevant for the sector. It will highlight good practices that catalyse and support the transition to a green, low-emissions and climate-resilient tourism economy, and offers guidance to policy makers on how to move forward.

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All tourism data are accessible online, open and free, through the OECD data portal.

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Find out more about OECD work on Tourism at www.oecd.org/cfe/tourism