Recreational benefits from a marine protected area: A travel cost analysis of Lundy

Recreational benefits from a marine protected area: A travel cost analysis of Lundy

Primary Country: United Kingdom
Ecosystem: multiple
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. £359-£574/trip: Estimated mean willingness to pay for visiting Lundy
  2. £229 - £350/trip: including consumer surplus
  3. £144-£212/visitor: Additional consumer surplus associated with No take Zone designation estimated as £144-£212/visitor group, unaffected on a per trip basis
  4. $734.39 - $1,174.21: The estimated mean WTP per trip (mean travel cost plus consumer surplus per tr
  5. for visiting the Lundy Island Marine Nature Reserve (MNR)
Methodology: travel cost
Data source: NOEP, Plymouth Marine Lab

Publication information

Chae, Dong-Ryul Wattage, Premachandra Pascoe, Sean “Recreational benefits from a marine protected area: A travel cost analysis of Lundy” Tourism Management 33: 971-977., 2012

Addtional Notes

Travel cost method to model recreational demand of Lundy Island Marine Nature Reserve, including non-market benefits. 

86 questionnaire responses used for the analysis.

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