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economic impact of recreation and tourism within the Texas coastal zone

Billie I. Ingram

economic impact of recreation and tourism within the Texas coastal zone

by Billie I. Ingram

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Published by Texas A & M University, Sea Grant Program in [College Station] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Recreation -- Economic aspects -- Texas.,
  • Tourist trade -- Economic aspects -- Texas.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Billie I. Ingram.
    SeriesTAMU-SG - Office of the Sea Grant Program, Texas A & M University, College Station ; 74-215, TAMU-SG -- no. 74-215.
    ContributionsTexas Engineering Experiment Station. Industrial Economics Research Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 96 leaves :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14376000M

    Search within book. Front Matter. It also explores the impact of climate change on socio-economic sectors such as fisheries, agriculture, coastal zone management, coastal protection, urban climate, recreation/tourism, offshore activities/energy, and air pollution. Keywords. These Guidelines for Low-Impact Coastal Tourism Development in Quintana Roo have an important role within the planning process as seen by the three principles on which they are based: 1) Protect investments by reducing the economic and environmental costs caused by natural processes and coastal hazards.

    economic and social impacts of tourism in the coastal zone. This needs to be changed to provide greater in-formation on issues, trends, and the value of tourism at all levels in the United States. The availability of this kind of information will help attract the appropri-ate level of attention to this issue. coastal and marine tourism, and then to propose what interventions would be most useful should WWF develop a new tourism program. This study examines the structure of the tourism industry, the main types of tourism, the impacts (economic, environmental, and social) of marine and coastal tourism.

    @article{osti_, title = {Assessment of non-economic impacts to coastal recreation and tourism from oil and gas development: A review of selected literature and example-methodology. Inventory and evaluation of Washington and Oregon coastal recreation resources}, author = {Kruger, L E and Johnson, D R and Lee, R G}, abstractNote = {The purpose of the study three-part was to assist. EPA also has developed a model to assess economic and environmental impacts of U.S. recreation and tourism industries. The model can improve understanding of these impacts and in turn facilitate planning and management decisions that are economically and environmentally sustainable and avoid visitation levels that can overwhelm the ability of.


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Economic impact of recreation and tourism within the Texas coastal zone by Billie I. Ingram Download PDF EPUB FB2

Youth sports tourism a home run when it comes to economic impact Posted by: Becky Gillette in Economic Development, MBJ FEATURE, Sports, Tourism 07/11/ By BECKY GILLETTE. The travel and tourism industry, one of Texas’ leading economic drivers, generated an estimated $ billion in direct spending inresulting in a $ billion economic impact.

ECONOMIC IMPACT OF RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY AND COMMERCIAL FISHING This study has been conducted as part of the Texas Water Development Board's on-going efforts to evaluate hydrological, biological, chemical and economic factors as they relate to the freshwater inflow needs of the six estuaries along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Tourism and Recreation. Tourism and recreation support a wide range of businesses in the nation’s shore-adjacent zip codes, from restaurants, hotels, aquariums, and marinas to boat manufacturers and sporting goods stores.

The following facts are based on the latest available economic data 1 (). specialized in research and planning services for the travel, tourism, and recreation industry since With respect to economic impact analysis, the firm developed and currently maintains the Regional Travel Impact Model (RTIM), a proprietary computer model for analyzing travel economic impacts at the state, regional, and local Size: 1MB.

Birdwatchers traveling to the Texas coast will spend millions of dollars. The economic impact of birding in Texas is substantial. • In4 million Texas spent $ million observing, feeding or photographing wildlife in Texas; • Birders to the Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary near Brownsville spend $ million annually.

Gable () argued that tourism was the most important source of external revenue in the Caribbean and that all tourism development was located in the coastal zone, whilst a study by Dharmaratne and Braithwaite (), valued beaches along the Barbados coastline at $13 million to the local economy.

Clearly, beaches are vital to tourism-based economies and these could be adversely affected by Cited by: and other fish and wildlife habitats ofthe Texas coast. These resources have contributed to mak-ing tourism the third largest industry in Texas, after oil and gas production and agriculture (Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept.

andTexas Dept. ofCommerce,no date). The total economic impact on the Texas coastal region ofwetland-based recreation and. and coastal habitats from tourism and other impacts is ensured. Both coastal and offshore recreational activities have negative impacts on the marine environment Most impacts of tourism are related to littoral Size: 2MB.

Travel Texas. P.O. Box Austin, Texas () Space exploration is serious business in Texas. From education and research to tourism and business activities, NASA’s annual impact on the state’s economy is in the billions.

Learn more about NASA, its economic impact on the state and the agency’s Texas operations. An Initial Examination of the Economic Impact of Nature Tourism on the Rio Grande Valley (estimated nature tourism’s value to the region at more than $ million in economic impact, accounting for more than 4, full- and part-time jobs a year) Outdoor Recreation Economy (Outdoor Industry Association).

Computerized models for assessing the economic impact of recreation and tourism. In D. Propst (Ed.), Assessing the economic impact of recreation and tourism. Asheville, NC: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station.

Crompton, J. Economic impact analysis of sports facilities and events: Eleven sources of misapplication. Over 50% of the U.S. population lives within 50 miles of the coast; Oceans have a tremendous impact on the nation’s economy: Industries include: fishing & boating, tourism & recreation, ocean transport and more.

U.S. maritime transport carries 95% of the nation’s foreign trade; Ships move 2 billion tons of freight in and out of U.S. ports. The U.S. Travel Association estimated that the economic impact of the oil spill on tourism across the Gulf Coast over a three-year period could exceed approximately $23 billion, in a region that supports overtravel industry jobs generating $34 billion in revenue annually.

World Tourism Organization (WTO)/Texas Department of Commerce. 3 The Eco-tourism Society, Annual Report, Springbased on data from the World Travel and Tourism Council and the World Tourism Organization. 4 Texas Department of Commerce, Data.

5 Annual Economic Impact of Texas State Park Visitors on Gross Business Receipts in. The impacts of tourism have been sorted into four general categories, with more elaboration on the impacts of ‘3 Ss’ tourism on coastal areas, followed by a few facts about the negative impacts of tourism in different countries; the author presents a general framework for tourism impact assessment in coastal by: 2.

Hurricane Harvey and the Texas Economy Economic Impact The extent and cost of Harvey’s destruction were significant. But when balanced against the anticipated increase in business activity due to reconstruction and restoration efforts, combined with an influx of funding from federal aid and insurance payments, the effect on the state’s economy may be much less severe than many expected.

The purpose of this study was to estimate the economic impacts of outdoor recreation activity (specifically, sport fishing, hunting, picnicking, swimming, camping, pleasure boating and sightseeing) on the economies of the Texas Gulf Coast region and the state of Texas in the form of output, employment, income, and state and local tax by: Find Us.

City Hall - City of Texas City 9th Avenue North Texas City, Texas (). Economic impact studies suggest erosion affects various economic sectors, including agriculture, fisheries, navigation and shipping and recreation/tourism.

Geography A study of the impact of erosion in the Philippines said communities that depend on fisheries for .coastal tourism effects within the Wider Caribbean: The fact that the expansion of the tourism infrastructure is likely to be confined to the narrow coastal zone makes sustainable development all .The impacts of tourism include the effects of tourism on the environment and on destination communities, and its economic contributions.

It has been part off the tourism discourse since the s, with attention growing in recent years due to debates on overtourism. Impacts are not easily categorized, having direct and indirect components.

Tourism is also often seasonal, and impacts only.