Cities are Crucial Pillars of World Tourism Economy–Annual Report on Development of World Tourism Cities (2016) Released in Beijing
On the afternoon of January 9, CTA and World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) jointly released Annual Report on Development of World Tourism Cities (2016). President Dai Bin presented core messages and main data of the report on behalf of the research group.
As the annual thematic report of WTCF, Annual Report on Development of World Tourism Cities regularly reviews world tourism development from the angle of cities in a systematic manner. With multi-channel data collection mechanisms, it forms an evaluation system of world tourism cities based on existing studies. The report analyzes contributions made by cities towards world tourism sources and destinations in terms of marketplace, industry scenario and regional pattern, elucidating roles played by cities in tourism development.