Training Course on 'Tourism Statistics' in Malaysia
Date: 26-28 October 2015
Venue: Putrajaya - Malaysia

In accordance with its 2015 Annual Work Plan, SESRIC organised the training course on ‘Tourism Statistics’ at the Department of Statistics (DoS) of Malaysia on 26-28 October 2015, within the framework of the Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme. The course was conducted by Mr. Akhmad Tantowi, Expert at BPS-Statistics Indonesia with participation of relevant officials of DoS.

The course also included discussion activities and covered the following topics:

  • Overview of the International Recommendations on Tourism Statistics 2008  (IRTS 2008)
  • Measurement and economic analysis of tourism
  • An overview of the new TSA international standards
  • Demand side data: Domestic tourism, Outbound tourism & Inbound tourism
  • Supply side data: Industry data
  • Tables, Accounts and Aggregates
  • A Comparative Study on the Compilation Methods of TSA for some countries
  • Overview of Input Output Table
  • Input Output Table and TSA: Experiences from the Indonesian TSA
  • Challenges: Contribution of tourism sector at subnational level, Big data

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