Eighteenth meeting - Committee on Statistics and the Tourism Satellite Account

Date

27 February 2018 - 28 February 2018

UNWTO Headquarters
Madrid
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The Eighteenth meeting of the Committee on Statistics and the Tourism Satellite Account was held on 27-28 February 2018, in UNWTO Headquarters, Madrid (Spain).

 

  • The Increasing Relevance of Tourism Statistics in the Era of SDGs
    • Manila Call for Action on Measuring Sustainable Tourism (doc) (ppt) (video) and UNWTO General Assembly Resolutions (doc) – Mr. Rolando Cañizal, Undersecretary, Department of Tourism, the Philippines (agenda item 3.1)
    • How the Committee reinforces UNWTO’s statistical mandate and responsibility as a UN Agency – Mr. Peter Laimer, Vice Director of the Directorate Spatial Statistics, Statistics Austria and Ms. Clara van der Pol, Coordinator, Statistics, Trends and Policy Programme (doc) (ppt(agenda item 3.2)
      • UNWTO Report to the United Nations Statistical Commission (doc): TSA and MST as UNWTO’s response to monitor tourism in the SDGs (agenda item 3.2.1)
      • Decisions (doc) taken note of by the Economic and Social Council (doc(agenda item 3.2.2)
      • Lunchtime Seminar Accounting and Statistics for Sustainable Tourism (link) (agenda item 3.2.3)
      • Monitoring of the SDGs in the Philippines (ppt) – Ms. Vivian Ilarina, Philippine Statistics Authority (former co-Chair of the IAEG-SDG) (agenda item 3.2.4)
  • Measuring Sustainable Tourism (MST): A statistical framework to support the assessment and policy of sustainable tourism
    • Measuring Sustainable Tourism Initiative (ppt) – Ms. Sandra Carvao, Head of Communications, UNWTO (agenda item 4.1)
    • Measuring Sustainable Tourism – Why the interest in Canada? (ppt) – Mr.  Michel Dubreuil, Destination Canada (agenda item 4.2)
    • MST Pilot Studies:
      • Italy’s MST Pilot Study (ppt) – Ms. Angelica Tudini, ISTAT, Italy (agenda item 4.3.1)
      • Cultural Tourism in Archaeological Zones (ppt) – Mr. Raúl Figueroa, Director of Satellite Accounts, INEGI, Mexico
      • Experimental Measurement of Sustainable Tourism Indicators Using the Input-Output Tables: the Philippine Experience (ppt) – Ms. Vivian Ilarina, Assistant National Statistician, Philippine Statistics Authority (agenda item 4.3.3)
      • Developing Environmental Measures for Tourism in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (ppt) – Mr. Abdulhakim Al-Babtain, Director General for Tourism Information and Research Centre, Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (agenda item 4.3.4)
    • Updated draft of the Statistical Framework for Measuring Sustainable Tourism (SF-MST) (doc) (ppt) - Mr. Carl Obst, Consultant, UNWTO  (agenda item 4.4)
      • Some applications and a quick evaluation of the Statistical Framework (ppt) – Mr. Raúl Figueroa, Director of Satellite Accounts, INEGI, Mexico (agenda item 4.4.1)
    • Measuring Sustainable Tourism: Let’s get started with a Toolkit (ppt) – Ms. Demi Kotsovos, Chief Satellite Accounts and Special Studies, Statistics Canada (agenda item 4.5)
    • Process ahead (ppt– Mr. John Kester, Director, and Ms. Clara van der Pol, Coordinator, Statistics, Trends and Policy Programme, UNWTO (agenda item 4.6)
  • Tourism’s role in the economy: reflecting on a decade of TSA
    • Compilation Guide for Tourism Satellite Accounts 2008 (outline doc) (ppt) – Mr. Karoly Kovacs, Chief Trade in Services, United Nations Statistics Division (agenda item 5.1)
    • Capacity Building in Tourism Statistics and TSA (ppt) – Mr. John Kester, Director, Statistics, Trends and Policy Programme, UNWTO and Technical Assistance in Statistics and the Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) (ppt) – Ms. Vanessa Satur, Programme Manager, Technical Cooperation, UNWTO (agenda item 5.2)
      • TSA in Egypt (ppt) – Ms. Adla Ragab, Vice Minister, Egypt (agenda item 5.2.1)
      • Wales Regional TSA 2013 (ppt) – Ms. Chen Xu, Cardiff Business School, UK  (agenda item 5.2.2)
    • Proposals for estimating Tourism Direct GDP with limited data (doc) (ppt– Mr. Carl Obst, Consultant, UNWTO (agenda item 5.4)
  • Developing platforms for tourism statistics
    • Mexican System of Statistical and Geographical Information on Tourism (ppt) –  Mr. Ariel Juarez, Director General of Information and Analysis, Secretary of Tourism, Mexico (agenda item 6.1)
    • Investing in the European Tourism of Tomorrow (ppt– Ms. Ana Moniche, Junta de Andalucía and NECSTouR (agenda item 6.2)
  • Cooperation between international organizations
    • Data exchange between international organisations (ppt) – Mr. August Götzfried – Head of Unit, Business cycle, tourism and registers, Eurostat (agenda item 7.1)
  • Looking at the Potential of Big data for Tourism Statistics
    • Eurostat/UNWTO joint overview paper on big data (ppt) – Mr. August Götzfried, Head of Unit Business cycle, tourism and registers, Eurostat and Mr. John Kester, Director, Statistics, Trends and Policy, UNWTO (agenda item 8.1)
    • Mobile Phone Data Use for Tourism Statistics in Indonesia and Estonia (ppt) – Mr. Siim Esko, International Director, Positium (agenda item 8.2)

Photos of the eighteenth meeting (click on the image to expand)