Tourism potentials for financing protected areas

Tourism potentials for financing protected areas

Primary Country: Jamaica
Ecosystem: marine park
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $19.93/person/visit: WTP to enter Montego Bay Marine Park, for first time visitors
  2. $9.57: WTP to enter Montego Bay Marine Park, repeat visitors
  3. $144.21: WTP to enter Barbados National Park, with attractions, first time visitors
  4. $8.25: WTP to enter Barbados National Park, without attractions, repeat visitors
Methodology: Contingent valuation
Region: Americas
Data source: World Resources Institute. 2011. "Coastal Capital Literature Review: Economic Valuation of Coastal and Marine Resources in Jamaica". Washington DC: World Resources Institute.

Publication information

Dharmaratne, G. Sang, F.Walling, L. “Tourism potentials for financing protected areas” Annals of Tourism Research Vol 27:590-610, 2000

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