Training Course on ‘Tourism Statistics’ in Suriname
Date: 09-11 August 2016
Venue: Paramaribo - Suriname

In accordance with its 2016 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC has organised the Training Course on ‘Tourism Statistics’ at Suriname Tourism Foundation of Republic of Suriname on 9-11 August 2016.

The Training Course was conducted by Mr. Akhmad Tantowi, Directorate of Financial, Information Technology and Tourism Statistics of BPS-Statistics of Republic of Indonesia with the participation of 16 officials of the Suriname Tourism Foundation, General Bureau for Statistics of Suriname, Central Bank of Tourism, Ministry of Labour and Technological Development, Airport Management, Tax Authority, Planbureau, Dorot Etiquette Solutions, SHATA, and M. C. Green Experience/Transport.

As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009;; Tourism – covered statistics regarding visitor activity (such as arrivals/departures, overnight stays, expenditures, purpose of the visit, etc.) associated to different forms of tourism (inbound, domestic and outbound), tourism industries activity and infrastructure, employment and tourism satellite accounts.

The Training Course on ‘Tourism Statistics’ included discussion activities with a focus on the following topics:

  • Overview of the International Recommendation on Tourism Statistics 2008 (IRTS 2008)
  • Inbound Tourism Statistics
  • Outbound Tourism Statistics
  • Domestic Tourism
  • Accommodation Statistics
  • Tourism Satellite Account (TSA)

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  • Overview of International Recommendations on Tourism Statistics 2008 (English)
  • Inbound Tourism Statistics (English)
  • Outbound Tourism Statistics (English)
  • Domestic Tourism Statistics(English)
  • Accommodation Statistics (English)
  • Introduction to Tourism Satellite Accounts (English)