Regional Workshop on "Tourism Satellite Accounts"
The Statistical Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), organised the Regional Workshop on "Tourism Satellite Accounts" on 30 November-3 December 2015 in Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan. The Regional Workshop hosted by the Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The main purposes of the Regional Workshop on TSA were to:
- explain the TSA structure and the relationships between its tables; provide necessary clarification of the TSA underlying concepts;
- provide venue for the exchange of knowledge and country experiences in the preparation of TSA, in addressing challenges in collecting basic tourism data as well as in the interpretation of the TSA results for more informed decision making by the tourism industries; and
- assist countries in setting up their longer term work programme on the TSA development.
You can find more information on SESRIC's website: http://www.sesric.org/event-detail.php?id=1301.