An overview oh the international definition and basic concepts concerning statistics on tourism and the italian official statistical sources to cover them
pubblicato nel numero 2012 anno 4
The importance of having well-defined and shared basic concepts allows to be clear on what is the precise framework of the phenomena to be analyzed and what topics to be collected by statistical surveys.
Then the Italian official statistical sources to capture the touristic flows are briefly described with a particular attention on their differences, the forms of tourism covered and the overlaps.
The paper also presents many graphical and figurative representations to better highlight the expressed concepts.