Divers' willingness to pay to visit marine sanctuaries: an exploratory study

Divers' willingness to pay to visit marine sanctuaries: an exploratory study

Primary Country: Philippines
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $3,500-5,300 / year: Potential revenues for the Alona area based on WTP for marine parks in the Philippines from pilot study
  2. $0.85 - 1 million / year: Potential annual revenues for Mactan island based on WTP for marine parks in the Philippines from pilot study
  3. $95,000-116,000 / year: Potential revenues for the Anilao area based on WTP for marine parks in the Philippines from pilot study
  4. $3.70 in Anilo; $5.50 on Mactan; and $3.40 on Panglao - WTP to enter a marine sanctuary in the Philippines for one day
Region: Asia
Data source: Consvalmap.org

Publication information

Arin, T. Kramer, R. “Divers' willingness to pay to visit marine sanctuaries: an exploratory study” Ocean & Coastal Management, 45, 171-183., 2002

Addtional Notes

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Economic Valuation Study

Tourism and Recreational Value

Coral Reef

Based on a pilot survey in Alona divers would be willing to pay to enter marine parks in the Philippines, raising annual potential revenues ranging from $3.5 to $5.3 thousand for the Alona area.

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http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/people/faculty/kramer/Arin_Kramer_Divers_WTP_OCM_2002.pdf

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