FACTSHEET: The Gulf of California: Tourism that kills

Publication - 5 December, 2006
The Gulf of California, also known as the “World’s Aquarium”, receives around 2.1 million tourists every year. More than half of them are foreigners, mostly from the U.S. They generate revenue of nearly 2,000 million dollars. 68.8% of the tourists who visited Mexico from January to September 2006 were from the U.S., followed by tourists from Canada (8.7%), United Kingdom (3%) and Spain (2.6%).

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