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1 Regional Activities 25 June 214 Carlos Vogeler Director Executive Secretary for Members Relations and Regional Director for the Americas UNWTO

2 UNWTO documents distributed 1. UNWTO Tourism Highlights (214 Edition) 2. Road map for development 3. Tourism in the Americas (Spanish version / English version) 4. UNWTO Annual report Tourism, Driving Trade, Fostering Development and Connecting People 6. Tourism flow statistics by country (28-212) 7. Compendium of Tourism Statistics by country (28-212) 8. List of official recipients and form for corrections 9. Form for elibrary

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9 Not including: Same-day visitors: cruises, excursions, etc. Domestic travel World Tourism in 213* Arrivals: 1.87 billion (+5%) Receipts: US$ 1.16 trillion (+5.3%) million International passenger transport +US$ 218billion International tourist arrivals International tourism receipts (US$ billion) billion Source: World Tourism Organization *Preliminary results

10 * Source: World Tourism Organization *Preliminary results

11 Distribution of international tourism in the Americas 213 ITA.: million (15.5% of the world total) ITR.: $ billion (19.8% of the world total) North America ITA.:11.1 million (+3.5%) ITR.: $ 171 billion (+7.8%) 65% / 74% of the total Central America ITA.: 9.2 million (+4.2%) ITR.: $ 9.4 billion (+3.2%) Caribbean ITA.: 21.2 million (+2.2%) ITR.: $ 24.8 billion (+2.1%) South America ITA.: 27.4 million (+2.6%) ITR.: $ 23 billion (+3.2%) Source: World Tourism Organization

12 Top 1 destinations in the world 213 International tourism arrivals International tourism receipts France 83 USA 139,6 USA Spain China Italy Turkey Germany UK Russia Thailand 69,8 6,7 55,7 47,7 37,8 31,5 31,2 28,4 26,5 5 1 million Spain 6,4 France 56,1 China 51,7 Macao 51,6 Italy 43,9 Thailand 42,1 Germany 41,2 UK 4,6 H. Kong 38, US$ billion *Preliminary results Source: World Tourism Organization

13 Top generating countries Country Expenditure 213* (US$ billion) Change 13*/12 % Change 12*/11 % China USA Germany Russia UK France Canada Australia Italy Brazil *Preliminary results Source: World Tourism Organization

14 Tourism weathers the impact of the crisis 15 consecutive months of negative growth -3.8% +6.4% +4.8% +4% +5.3% +5.3% *Preliminary results Source: World Tourism Organization

15 US$ billion US$ billion Tourism in international trade 3,5 Export World exports worldwide 3, 2,5 Tourism 6% of total exports 3% of exports of services 2, 1,5 1, International Tourism tourism (BOP travel Travel and & Passenger passenger transport) Fuels Chemicals Food Automotive products Source: World Tourism Organization

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17 By 23, 1.8 billion tourists International tourism, tourists, World World 2, 1,75 1,5 1, bn 1 billion International Tourist tourist Arrivals, arrivals, million millions 1.8 billion 1.4 billion 1, source: World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Source: World Tourism Organization

18 Growth will continue, although at a lower % International tourism, tourists, World International tourist arrivals International % change Tourist over Arrivals, the same % change period over the previous year % % % +2.9% /' /'84 199/' /'94 2/'99 25/'4 21/'9 215/'14 22/'19 225/'24 23/'29 source: World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Source: World Tourism Organization

19 Average increase million tourists per year International tourists, World International tourism, World 8 7 International tourist arrivals International absolute Tourist change Arrivals, over absolute the change same period over previous the previous year, million year mn per year mn per year source: World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Source: World Tourism Organization

20 International tourists, Americas International Tourism, Americas Americas: growth of international tourism of 2.6% per year on average International tourist arrivals % change over the same period the previous year International tourist arrivals, % change over previous year % per year % per year /' /'84 199/' /'94 2/'99 25/'4 21/'9 215/'14 22/'19 225/'24 23/'29 Source: World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Source: World Tourism Organization

21 Americas: nearly 5 million increase in international arrivals per year International tourists, Americas International Tourism, Americas 15 International tourist arrivals International absolute tourist arrivals, change over absolute the same change period over the previous year, millions mn per year mn per year Source: World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Source: World Tourism Organization

22 International tourism by region Growth projections, average Region 21-3 World 3.3% Africa 5.% Americas 2.6% Asia and the Pacific 4.9% Europe 2.3% Middle East 4.6% Source: World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

23 The worldwide market share of inbound tourism in the Americas is declining due to slower growth in North America Inbound tourism by destination region International tourist arrivals, share, % Inbound tourism by region of destination International Tourist Arrivals, share, % 7 6 Europe Europe Asia and the Asia and the Pacific 2 1 Americas Middle Middle East East Africa Africa source: World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Source: World Tourism Organization

24 Growth projections in the Americas by subregion Americas: Inbound tourism by destination subregion Americas: Inbound tourism by subregion of destination International tourist arrivals, millions International Tourist Arrivals, million North America (+ 1.7%) North America South America (+ 4.6%) South America Caribbean (+ 2%) Caribbean Central America (+5.2%) Source: World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Source: World Tourism Organization

25 Competitiveness Activities in the Americas ( ) Global Leaders for Tourism campaign Dominican Republic and Bahamas, Feb. 214; Chile. June 214 Previously: Argentina; Colombia; El Salvador; Guatemala; Haiti; Jamaica; Mexico; Paraguay; Peru; Uruguay Roundtable on Human Capital: Santiago, Chile, July 213. Lima, Peru, Sept. 213 International Seminar on Tourism Destination Management of Cultural Heritage Sites : Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Feb nd Global Forum of the UNWTO Knowledge Network: Innovation in Tourism: Bridging Theory and Practice. Mexico City, May 214 Sustainability The Importance of Water for Tourism in the Amazon Region. 7th International Fair of the Amazon Region (FIAM 213): Manaus, Brazil, Nov. 213 Tourism as a Key Sector for Development in Island States: Nassau, Bahamas, Feb. 214

26 Air facilitation Training and capacity building Activities in the Americas ( ) Ministerial Meeting on Air Connectivity: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Feb. 214 Nassau, Bahamas, Feb. 214 Gastronomy as a Tool for Tourism Competitiveness Playa del Rosarito, Mexico, Oct. 213 Excellence in Human Resources Management: Inclusion and Tourism Employment": Parana, Argentina, June 214 Statistics and Tourism Satellite Accounts Third International Conference on Measurement and Economic Analysis of Regional Tourism: Medellín, Colombia, Nov. 213 Technical assistance Statistics, Statistical Indicators and Tourism Satellite Accounts: Panama, Oct. 213 Updating the tourism satellite account : Aruba, Nov. 213

27 Activities in the Americas Other activities Participation in the Forum The Growth of the International Travel Economy and Protection of the Environment: Harvard University Extension School, Oct. 213 Participation in the 4th Mexico-European Union Forum: Mexican and European Challenges: Two- Way Synergies: Mexico City, Nov. 213 Memorandum of Understanding Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and Association of Caribbean States (ACS): Nassau, Bahamas, Feb. 214

28 Forthcoming activities in the Americas 214 Activities scheduled for 214: WTTC Americas Summit: Lima, Peru, 1-11 Sept. 2th World Routes Development Forum: Chicago, Illinois, United States, 2-23 Sept. ABAV 214 Tourism Fair for the Americas: Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sept. FITE th edition of the International Tourism Fair in Ecuador Guayaquil, Sept. World Tourism Day: Tourism and Community Development: Guadalajara, Mexico, 27 Sept. FITPAR 214 International Tourism Fair of Paraguay: Asunción, Paraguay, 1-12 Oct. Destinations for All Summit: Montreal, Canada, Oct. FIT 214 International Tourism Fair of Latin America Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct. Tourism Fair of Gramado: Gramado, Brazil, 6-9 Nov. Tourism Outlook Seminar: TBC, Jamaica, 2-21 Nov. FITVEN 214 International Tourism Fair of Venezuela. Venezuela, TBC Seminar on Tourism and Media: Cuenca, Ecuador, TBC

29 Publications of the Americas

30 Our virtual library (e-library)

31 The Inca Road is declared a World Heritage Site Countries on the Inca Road: Argentina Bolivia Chile Colombia Ecuador Peru

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33 Thank you! Carlos Vogeler Director Executive Secretary for Members Relations and Regional Director for the Americas UNWTO

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