Michel Julian is Senior Programme Officer at the Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness Department, United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). His work at the UNWTO Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness Department covers the analysis of current and future tourism trends. He contributes to the preparation of key UNWTO reports such as the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. His field of work also includes the study of tourism products and segments, outbound markets and marketing techniques. He has coordinated joint research projects with the European Travel Commission’s Market Intelligence Committee, reflected in several technical handbooks and seminars. Mr. Julian (Dominican Republic) studied economics and holds Masters degrees in International Economics and Tourism Economics from Toulouse School of Economics – Sciences Po (Toulouse, France).