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8 In any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, Users who intend to sell world Economic Forum Data as part photocopying, or otherwise without the prior permission of a database or as a standalone product must first obtain the of the world Economic Forum. permission from the world Economic Forum ISBN-13: 978-2-940631-01-8. Contents Preface v by Anil Menon and Christoph Wolff Executive Summary vii About the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019 ix At a Glance: Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2019 Overall Rankings xiii Part 1: The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2019 1.
9 Travel & Tourism at a Tipping Point 3. 2019 Results and Analysis 6. Part 2: Regional Analysis 11. How to Read the Regional Profiles 13. ISO-2 Code Lookup Tables 16. Regional Profiles 18. Part 3: Country/Economy Profiles 57. How to Read the Country/Economy Profiles 59. Index of Country/Economy Profiles 61. Country/Economy Profiles 63. Appendix A: Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2019 Rankings 65. Appendix B: Methodology of the TTCI 2019 85. Appendix C: Data Definitions and Sources 91. Appendix D: Income Group and Regional Classifications 101. Contributors and Acknowledgements About the Authors 103.
10 Data Partners 105. Partner Institutes 107. Explore additional features of the Report at iii Preface ANIL MENON. Managing Director, Head of Centre for Global Industries, world Economic Forum CHRISTOPH WOLFF. Head of Mobility, Member of the Executive Committee, world Economic Forum In 2018, according to the world Tourism Organization, The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report is a flagship the number of international tourist arrivals worldwide product of the Platform for Shaping the Future of Mobility, reached billion, two years before it was predicted to which brings together world leaders to ensure Travel and do so.