Oslob limits whale shark tours to 800 guests daily
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The number of tourists allowed to swim and/or mingle with whale sharks will be limited to 800 per day by the Oslob Technical Working Group. Cebu Provincial Tourism Officer Boboi Costas said the decision was reached in close consultation with the local guides and the local government unit of Oslob over the weekend. Costas told the Manila Bulletin that the move is part of the local government unit’s initiative to ensure sustainable tourism, which has spurred economic activity and generated jobs in the municipality.
Newman, M. B. (2018, October 30). Oslob limits whale shark tours to 800 guests daily. Manila Bulletin, p. 10.
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Marine mammals; Tourism; Animal welfare; Oslob Technical Working Group; Department of Tourism (DOT; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Coastal Conservation and Education Foundation (CCEF); Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (Lamave); Smart Communications; USC Marine Bio; Costas, Boboi
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