Promoting Foreign Investment in Tourism

GENEVA. The publication “Promoting Foreign Investment in Tourism” has just been published in the Investment Advisory Series of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in cooperation with the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) and its members.

The topic of this publication is considered relevant and timely for investment promotion practitioners, especially in locations in which FDI in tourism could provide an important contribution to the economic development process. The chapters of the publication cover a) The tourism industry: trends and opportunities, b) Developing an investment promotion strategy and c) Targeting foreign investors in the tourism sector.

This guide was prepared by a team of UNCTAD staff and international experts led by Paul Wessendorp, comprising Kai Partale, Jan Smit and Andreas Wigren.

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