A decade of whale watching – the global industry in 2008, new report by EcoLarge

Posted on April 22, 2009 · Posted in News

For over a year, EcoLarge have been gathering data from whale, dolphin and porpoise watching tourism operators all over the world, in an effort to quantify the size of the industry globally.

The work was commissioned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and will be the most comprehensive report of its kind since the 2001 report entitled: “Whale Watching 2001: Worldwide Tourism Numbers, Expenditures, and Expanding Socioeconomic Benefits“.

Now in it’s final stages, the report is due for release in the next two months, watch this space!