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Information on the role tourism plays in national economies throughout the world is particularly deficient, and credible data concerning tourism is needed. The TSA is a new statistical tool that is compatible with international national accounting guidelines and will allow for valid comparisons.
The OECD Manual on Tourism Satellite Accounts and Employment
The service economy is driving growth in most OECD countries. It represents a large part of economic activity and its importance continues to grow.
Presentations, summary and recommendations of the OECD Seminar on Tourism Policy and Economic Growth held in Berlin on 6-7 March 2001.
OECD Seminar on Tourism Policy and Economic Growth during The International Tourism Bourse (ITB).
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Tourism, a substantial and expanding economic activity, is for a large part of an international nature. The growth of tourism - which generates income, jobs and foreign exchange - represents an opportunity for all countries, if negative impacts o...
This activity aims to promote the compatibility and mutual reinforcement of tourism policies in a broader policy framework.
This project investigates approaches to creating incentives for national tourism organisations (NTO) to become more market-oriented.
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OECD Manual on Tourism Sattelite Accounts: Employment Module
The forum will discuss major technical factors in the establishment of harmonised tourism statistics in an environment that strengthens co-operation between governments, the private sector, researchers, academics and international organisations.