Characteristics and management issues
The activity is popular amongst all sections
The diversity in participants suggests that
information provided at site level will be most effective in
promoting responsible behaviour.
Signs at popular locations and information
provided at tourist information centres and tourist attractions
are likely to be the most effective methods of promoting environmental
good practice at specific locations. Information in libraries,
schools and on TV and radio can play a more general role in
encouraging awareness of environmental issues related to beach
recreation. There is also a role for travel agents and tour
companies in information dissemination.