Tourism Research Links

Coastal Fisheries Tourism

[Prepared by Karl Fellenius, REM Graduate Student]

Gateway Sites

  1. The first gateway site: connects to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Pacific Region - Communication Branch home page. It contains public policy information on commercial, recreational and First Nations fisheries in the Pacific Region.
  2. This gateway site: connects to the National Sea Grant Program, a partnership between academia, industry and government in the U.S. The program promotes research and education encouraging the sustainable use of the Great Lakes and ocean resources.

Other Links

  1. The Sea Grant - Coastal Recreation and Tourism Guide - provides a summary of ongoing projects and contact information for project researchers. Projects are listed by state, and classified as primarily research, education or outreach.
  2. The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Management Plan Review web site - serves as an example of some of the challenges of developing a cultural resource tourism product while preserving its character and integrity. It provides an overview of cultural resource issues identified by Parks Canada and the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society.
  3. This web site: connects to the BC's Fisherman's Unique Tours home page. It provides information on cultural tours on commercial fishing vessels, and interpretive walking tours guided by commercial fishers. It offers researchers an opportunity to learn about specific challenges encountered in these new businesses such as regulatory requirements for chartering and vessel conversion.