Publications

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TripAdvisor Travel Trends for the Silk Road 2016
TripAdvisor 2016 Travel Trends for the Silk Road is a specialised report issued by UNWTO Affiliate Member TripAdvisor. Officially launched during the 6th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting in Iran in 2016, the research is based on a survey of 18,425 travellers from APAC and non-APAC countries. The...
2016
Uzbekistan Tourism Insight
Released in December 2015, the Uzbekistan Tourism Insight is a report providing an overview of the findings from the Uzbekistan International Visitor Survey 2014, prepared Monash University, Australia, and commissioned by UNWTO in collaboration with the United Nations Organization for Education,...
2015
Анализ туризма в Узбекистане. Результаты опроса международных туристов 2014 г.
Данное исследование было заказано Всемирной туристской организацией (ЮНВТО) в сотрудничестве с Организацией Объединенных Наций по вопросам образования, науки и культуры (ЮНЕСКО) и Национальной компанией «Узбектуризм». Настоящий доклад подготовил г-н Питер Клэй из Университета Монаша, Австралия, при...
2015
Investment Guide to the Silk Road 2014
The Investment Guide to the Silk Road is an integral part of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) work in the Silk Road region, which comprises the States of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the four western Chinese provinces of Gansu,...
2014
Roadmap for Development - Heritage Conservation & Tourism: Promoting sustainable growth along the Silk Roads Heritage Corridors
This Roadmap lays the foundation for developing a comprehensive and sustainable Silk Roads Heritage Corridors Tourism Strategy. It focuses on two heritage corridors crossing five countries: China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, which form the basis of a serial nomination that...
2014
The Silk Roads. An ICOMOS Thematic Study, by Tim Williams
ICOMOS thematic studies are a synthesis of current research and knowledge on a specific theme. The aim of this study is to provide an analysis of sites along the Silk Roads that could be used by States Parties participating in the Serial transnational World Heritage nominations of the Silk Roads as...
2014
Tourism Visa Openness Report for the Silk Road Countries
Visa facilitation is central to stimulating growth and job creation through tourism. In spite of the great strides made in recent decades to facilitate tourist travel, there are still important areas of opportunities to improve visa procedures. The report Tourism Visa Openness Report for the Silk...
2014
Conclusions & Highlights: 6th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism
On 1-3 August 2013, the 6th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism took place in Dunhuang, an event jointly organized by UNWTO, China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) and the People’s Government of Gansu Province. The Meeting highlighted the increasing interest in developing...
2013
Developing a Sustainable Tourism Strategy for the Silk Roads Heritage Corridors
In anticipation of the increase in interest and visitation that is expected to follow the potential nomination of these Silk Road Heritage Corridors, UNWTO and UNESCO are working with experts to design and implement an effective tourism management strategy aimed at maximizing the opportunities of...
2013
SAFEGUARDING SILK ROAD HERITAGE FOR TOURISM - Conclusions from the UNWTO Silk Road Ministers' Meeting at ITB Berlin 2013
Just over 40 years ago, the World Heritage Convention was conceived to protect sites of ‘outstanding universal value’ to humanity. Today, almost 1,000 sites are World Heritage listed and increasingly millions of people travel each year to experience these unique cultural and natural assets. The...
2013