Oslob cuts down whale shark watching tourists to 800/day
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Stakeholders in Oslob town have agreed to reduce the number of daily tourists who can go whale shark watching to 800 from 1,000 as part of efforts to balance environmental protection with economic gains. Following a consultative meeting, Cebu Vice Governor Agnes A. Magpale said the number was agreed upon by the tour operators, boatmen, and government agencies that regulate tourism activities in the area. The 800 tourists will be divided among the current 182 boatmen operating in Barangay Tan-awan.
Oslob cuts down whale shark watching tourists to 800/day. (2018, October 12-13). BusinessWorld, p.S1/12.
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