WORKSHOP ON TOURISM STATISTICS by youmustknowme

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									                   WORKSHOP ON TOURISM STATISTICS
                        16-18 June 2008, Ankara

                               DRAFT AGENDA



16 June 2008, Monday

Registration (8.30 – 9.00)

Inaugural (9.00 – 10.00)

Opening speech by the Director General of Statistical, Economic and Social Research
and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), Dr. Savas Alpay

Coffee Break (10.00-10.15)

Session I – International Tourism in OIC Countries: Prospects and Challenges
(10.15 – 10.45)
(Nabil Dabour, SESRIC)

 Session II - Accommodation Statistics (10.45 – 11.45)
(Erdem Acir, Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey)

       - Purpose
       - Concepts and definitions
       - Coverage
       - Data collection
       - Data consistency
       - Country experiences
       - Discussion

Coffee Break (11.45 – 12.00)

Session III - The UNWTO Accommodation Kit (12.00 – 13.00)
(Juan Falconi, World Tourism Organization)

A software for measuring accommodation services

Lunch (13.00 – 14.00)
Session IV - Border Statistics (14.00 – 15.15)
(Erdem Acir, Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey)

       - Purpose
       - Concepts and definitions
       - Coverage
       - Data collection
       - Data consistency
       - Country experiences
       - Discussion


Coffee Break (15.15 – 15.30)

Session V - Tourism Satellite Accounts (15.30 – 17.00)
(Juan Falconi, World Tourism Organization)

       -   First steps towards the implementation of a TSA
           Concepts and definitions
       -   Review of International Recommendations for Tourism Statistics

17 June 2008, Tuesday

Session VI - Domestic Tourism Survey (9.00 – 10.30)
(Arzu Semati, Hidir Altinbulak, Gulser Pinar Yilmaz, Turkish Statistical Institute)

       - Purpose
       - Concepts and definitions
       - Coverage
       - Sample design of domestic tourism survey
       - Data collection
       - Data consistency
       - Country experiences
       - Discussion

Coffee Break (10.30 – 10.45)

Session VII - Tourism Expenditure Associated to Inbound Tourism (10.45-12.45)

A methodological analysis and the proposal of UNWTO
(Juan Falconi, World Tourism Organization)

Lunch (12.45 – 14.00)
Session VIII - Departing Visitors Survey (14.00-15.30)
(Arzu Semati, Imran Kotan, Cenker Burak Metin, Turkish Statistical Institute)

       - Purpose
       - Concepts and definitions
       - Coverage
       - Sample design of departing visitors survey
       - Data collection
       - Data consistency
       - Country experiences
       - Discussion

Coffee Break (15.30 – 15.45)



Session IX- Tourism Satellite Accounts (15.45 – 17.00)
(Juan Falconi, World Tourism Organization)

A TSA regional project: the case of Central American Countries

18 June 2008, Wednesday

Session X - Arriving Citizen Visitors Survey (9.00 – 10.30)
(Arzu Semati, Imran Kotan, Cenker Burak Metin, Turkish Statistical Institute)

       - Purpose
       - Concepts and definitions
       - Coverage
       - Sample design of arriving citizen visitors survey
       - Data collection
       - Data consistency
       - Country experiences
       - Discussion

Coffee Break (10.30 – 10.45)

Session XI- Tourism Satellite Accounts (10.45 –12.45)
(Juan Falconi, World Tourism Organization)

A UNWTO questionnaire concerning methodological aspects on tourism statistics and
TSA applications

								
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