SocMon Monitoring Site


Pacific Islands : Palau
Year completed: 2018

Developing Carrying Capacity for Marine Tourism: The Case of the Republic of Palau



The purpose of this study is to develop the basis for tourism carrying capacity – the visitor’s perception of crowdedness in a specific destination of Japanese tourists, one of Palau’s major segments of tourists; (1) marine recreation in Palau, (2) snorleking skills and experiences, (3) diving skills and
experiences, and (4) demographic questions.