The present version of the “International Tourism in the OIC Countries: Prospects and Challenges” report examines the performance and economic role of international tourism sector in OIC member countries in the latest five-year period for which the data are available. It analyses the two traditionally used indicators in measuring international tourism, i.e. international tourist arrivals and international tourism receipts. The analysis is made at both the individual country and the OIC regional levels. The report also highlights the impacts of social movements on tourism in some OIC Arab member countries. In its conclusion, the report sheds light on the challenges of tourism development in the OIC countries and the issue of tourism cooperation among them and proposes some recommendations to serve as policy guidelines.
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International Tourism in the OIC Countries: Prospects and Challenges 2013 (English) (Arabic) (French)