2 edition of economic inventory of recreation and tourism within the Texas Coastal Zone found in the catalog.
economic inventory of recreation and tourism within the Texas Coastal Zone
Billie I. Ingram
by Texas A & M University, Industrial Economics Research Division in [College Station, Texas]
Written in English
Bibliography: leaves 114-121.
|Statement||Prepared by Billie I. Ingram.|
|Series||TAMU-SG -- 73-209., TAMU-SG -- no. 73-209.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 203 leaves :|
|Number of Pages||203|
development, specifically on the development of the tourism industry along the Texas Gulf Coast. To accomplish this goal, four objectives must be achieved: 1. To describe the patterns of tourism/recreational travel in the area of the Texas Gulf coast. 2. To examine the tourism resources that are available along the Texas Gulf Coast. 3. LECP, Wicklow County Tourism Ltd and the Outdoor Recreation Strategy that relate to the development of tourism and recreation within the County. Strategy for Tourism and Recreation Strategic Objectives • To facilitate the expansion of existing and the development of new tourism and recreation related development.
Coastal tourism accounts for approximately 45% of total tourism in Mexico, which translates to about $ million in () revenues (Merino, ), and the Club Mex enclaves are the primary destinations of most tourists, both international and by: 4. Free Texas Travel Brochures. Planning a trip to Texas? Order our free Texas travel brochures for in-depth information about things to do, places to stay, where to eat, and local festivals and events in cities across the state. These Texas tourism guides are a must if you want to get the most out of your time in the Lone Star State.
The "official" aquarium of Texas, the Texas State Aquarium houses hundreds of marine animals and provides educational programs for visitors of all ages. Located in Corpus Christi on the middle of the Texas coast, the Texas State Aquarium attracts over , visitors each year. economic values and that trip expenditures are but a portion of the overall economic value of coastal recreation. Furthermore, in this study we do not account for the secondary economic effects of coastal recreation such as the value (e.g., jobs and wages) of coastal recreation to support industries such as the local tourism economy.
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The NOAA Office for Coastal Management partnered with the Eastern Research Group to create an inventory of national and select state-level data on social and economic impacts of recreation and tourism, as well as associated environmental information on the impacts on natural resources.
The Economic Value of the Texas Gulf Coast Augustine Redwine completing the $ million Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, featuring more than sites on a Texas depends on the local tax structure and the characteristics of travel spending within the county.
Intourism generated $ million for all Texas counties. Again Dallas. Billie I. Ingram has written: 'An economic inventory of recreation and tourism within the Texas Coastal Zone' -- subject(s): Economic aspects, Economic aspects of Outdoor recreation, Outdoor.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) sponsored development of an economic baseline for tourism and recreation in East Coast areas that would be most impacted by offshore wind development.
The researchers began by reviewing existing literature to develop a “scorecard” that would rank coastal areas by their exposure to these impacts.
Office of the Governor, Economic Development The Governor’s Business and Community Development Division pursues business expansion and relocation with the goal of developing job creation and export opportunities for Texas. Comprised of three areas, this division is made up of the Department of Strategic Business Development, Department of Business Assistance and the Office.
economic impact of recreational activity and commercial fishing a report to texas water development board by department of recreation and parks department of agricultural economics august.
texas agricultural experiment station texas a&m university Size: 1MB. Find Us. City Hall - City of Texas City 9th Avenue North Texas City, Texas () While there is general recognition that coastal tourism and recreation are important in the coastal zone, we believe that their impact is systematically undervalued both economically and as the most important driver of coastal development in many U.S.
coastal areas. In California alone, it is estimated that coastal tourism is the largest. The Texas City Recreation & Tourism department strives to provide, enhance, and enrich the quality of life for our citizens and participants.
We are dedicated to building and maintaining relationships through the development of professional, safe and diverse programs, facilities and staff. Nature Tourism in the Lone Star State. We have done this by providing wildlife viewing driving trails such as the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail and Great Texas Wildlife Viewing Trails, helping canoers and kayakers discover public access sites through the Texas Paddling Trails program, and by working with private landowners and communities to develop nature tourism enterprises.
Economic Opportunities in Nature N ATURE T OURISM IN THE L ONE S TAR S TATE A report from the State Task Force on Texas Nature Tourism. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Smith School Road Austin, Texas Texas Department of Commerce P.O.
Box Austin, Texas Cover photo: Burro Bluff, Lower Canyons of the Rio Grande. Texas Gulf Coast Located on the coast of Texas, Aransas Pass is the heart of the Coastal Bend.
Aransas Pass offers thriving hospitality, community and a variety of recreational activities. Stay a for a weekend or a lifetime. Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested. According to the Texas Department of Economic Development and Tourism, over million people visit the Corpus Christi metro area today, spending a total of over $billion per year locally.
With approximately 5 percent of all visitors to the state, Corpus Christi is the sixth most-visited metropolitan area in Texas, followingFile Size: KB. Coastal recreation provides significant economic and social benefits to coastal communities and the state—these include direct expenditures, as well as social benefits such as citizen enjoyment.
InWashington residents took an estimated million trips to the coasts, with nearly 60 percent indicating their primary purpose was recreation. Nature tourism is dependent on a robust natural environment. Enhancing wetlands and forests for wildlife on private land increases appeal to tourists.
Land full of history and natural beauty make Texas unique and a desirable destination. Instate residents and nonresidents spent $ billion on wildlife recreation in Texas.
ECONOMIC INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PROPOSED COASTAL RECREATION PROJECTS I. BACKGROUND Coastal recreation is generally regarded as one of Louisiana’s fastest growing coastal industries. The term “recreation” refers to any experience which is voluntarily undertaken during leisure time and from which an individual derives Size: 82KB.
Assessment of impacts of tourism and recreational activities 4 Executive summary Today Tourism in the OSPAR region is notably increasing and with it also the negative and positive implications that this activity has in the coastal and marine environment. At present, Europe is the world's largest holiday destination and it is still Size: 2MB.
A joint National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and SSPEED study of the economic potential of the project determined that within its first five years, the LSCNRA would add 5, jobs in the. or indirectly by tourism, spend those incomes in the Galveston Island economy.
• Direct: Travelers create direct economic value within a discrete group of sectors (e.g. recreation, transportation). This supports a relative proportion of jobs, wages, taxes, and GDP within each sector.
Sunset Review Documents for Review Cycle, 87th Legislative Session. Self-Evaluation Report (Sep ). Scope and Contents of the Records. The Economic Development and Tourism Division (EDT) of the Texas Governor’s Office under Governor Rick Perry specialized in encouraging in-state business expansion and relocation, as well as promoting domestic and international tourism via partnership with local convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, and private travel-related organizations.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 wetland-dependent commercial fisheries is substantial. Inthe dock-side value ofshellfish (brown.WARC conducts relevant and objective research, develops new approaches and technologies, and disseminates scientific information needed to understand, manage, conserve, and restore wetlands and other aquatic and coastal ecosystems and their associated plant and animal communities throughout the nation and the world.
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