Presentation on theme: "United Nations & eTourism Development"— Presentation transcript:
1 United Nations & eTourism Development 2nd Arab International E-Tourism &E-Marketing conferenceUnited Nations & eTourism DevelopmentAlexander RaynereTourism AdvisorUnited Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
6 Tourism Policy and Issues Responsible & Sustainable Tourism The UN Tourism AgencyTourism Policy and IssuesResponsible & Sustainable TourismPublic & Private SectorCommitted to Tourism, Travel and the Millennium Development GoalseTourism Trends
11 Arrival Passenger Data Monitoring CardArrival Immigration CardHotel Registration CardFollow up CardDO IT ONCE - USE MANY TIMES!
12 UNESCO UNESCO Heritage sites Official Intangible Heritage sites protection of impressive ancient buildings, landscapes, living cultural heritageOfficial Intangible Heritage sitesofficial recognition of languages,stories, music, dance, theater, rituals, crafts that have given people a sense of identity and continuity over generations
13 CLIMATE CHANGE Green Section Monitor Contribution Davos Declaration COP15
14 ICT4D“High speed internet is key to job creation and lasting growth in developing countries”
16 Millennium Development Goals Develop a global partnership for developmentTargetIn cooperation with the private sector, make available the benefits of new technologies, especially information and communicationseTourism Trends
17 Public Private Partnership (PPP) Commitment to the Millennium Development GoalsMDG Goal 8: Develop a global partnership for developmentTarget 18: In cooperation with the private sector make available the benefits of new technologies, specifically information and communications
18 Access to 1.4 Billion Internet Users Source: ITU
20 Digital Experience Gap In 2006 Forrester identified:When products are purchasedDon't necessarily buy the content and services to accompany themCreating vast digital experience gaps$3.8 billion in revenue on the table for CE companies.
23 A DIFFERENT WEBSource: Cymfony“it’s no longer about web sites – even cool web sites – but about the creation , aggregation and distribution of digital content in a way that supports consumers in achieving their objectives.”
25 Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project Mobile DevicesThe mobile device will be the primary connection tool to the internet for most people in the world in 2020Source: Pew Internet & American Life ProjecteTourism Trends
26 Arabic : Official Language in 24 Countries eTourism Trends
27 Arabic 50 million Arabic speaking people using the Internet, 2.9 % of all the Internet users in the world.291 million world population speaks Arabic17.2 % use the Internet.Arabic Speaking Internet Users has grown 1,907.9 % in the last eight years ( ).
29 Yahoo! enters Arab Market Maktoob.comArab world’s largest online communityaquired by Yahoo!Yahoo! to offer Arabic-language content for the first timeArabic versions of its products and services, such as instant messaging and
30 email Tsunami Tidal wave of digital messages 247 billion messages on average every dayAverage computer user receives 167 messages/dayTo increase to 219/day in 201340% of your day onCommunication at the speed of electricity