Global Forum on Tourism Statistics, Knowledge and Policies

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Panel 3a: Towards a data-driven policy agenda for tourism

Nov 5, 2021 | 6:45 AM - 8:15 AM

Topics for discussion

● Are current systems of tourism data and statistics sufficient to measure the economic, environmental and social dimensions of tourism? ● What are the current gaps in tourism measurement frameworks? ● What role can new and non-conventional data sources play in filling existing and emerging data gaps, and how can these be integrated into tourism data systems? ● What approaches can be used to deliver more timely and granular data? ● What priorities and improvements to support a data-driven policy agenda, and provide a sufficient evidence base for the development and evaluation of tourism policies and actions?

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