OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2020

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The 2020 edition analyses tourism performance and policy trends across 51 OECD countries and partner economies. It highlights the need for coherent and comprehensive approaches to tourism policy making, and the significance of the tourism economy, with data covering domestic, inbound and outbound tourism, enterprises and employment, and internal tourism consumption. Tourism policy priorities, reforms and developments are analysed and examples of country practices highlighted. Thematic chapters provide insights on preparing tourism businesses for the digital transformation, and rethinking tourism success to promote more sustainable and inclusive tourism development.

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In 2017, tourism in Kazakhstan contributed 1.4% of GVA. The industry is made up of 118 800 registered businesses employing 463 700 people across the country, and accounting for 5.3% of total employment in 2018. The number of people employed in the tourism industry has been increasing steadily over the last decade. Inbound tourism contributed 4.4% of total export income, representing 36% of all service exports. At the end of 2017, consumer spending on inbound tourism amounted to KZT 768.8 billion, and KZT 1424.3 billion for domestic tourism.



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