Online Training Course on ‘Tourism Statistics’
Date: 13-15 December 2020
Venue: Virtual-SESRIC, Ankara - Türkiye

Within the framework of its Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised an Online Training Course on ‘Tourism Statistics’ for the benefit of the Central Statistical Organization (CSO) of Iraq on 13-15 December 2020. 34 experts from the NSOs of 11 OIC countries in the OIC-Arab group including Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen participated in the online training course.

Mr. Mohamed FRIGUI from the National Institute of Statistics (INS) of Tunisia conducted the course and covered the following topics:

  • Basic concepts of tourism statistics
  • Processing of tourism data in national accounts
  • Surveys on tourism spending and motivation
  • An overview of Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA)
  • Hand-on Calculation Exercises on Selected Tourism Indicators

The course was conducted through a video conferencing platform by following synchronous learning and instruction approaches designed in line with the virtual training solutions undertaken by SESRIC in order to better serve the Centre’s training activities and keep participants motivated and engaged during this time of global crisis due to COVID-19.

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