Fishing Tourism Market is Driven by Rising Demand for Eco-Tourism Paving Path

The fishing tourism market is poised to reach a valuation of US$ 78.5 Bn in 2022. Sales are projected to increase at a 12.5% CAGR, with the market size reaching US$ 254.9 Bn by 2032.

The growing trend for environmental friendliness and the demand of consumers to spend time in nature has given a pathway to growth for the fishing tourism market. Fishing tourism offers these consumers a calming and fun tour, where they can be closer to serene rivers or seas, and learn new skills. The need of consumers to be closer to nature has thus positively benefited the market while giving the firms a key selling point for their tour packages.

This is expected to help the market immensely across the globe. Different government and local authorities from across the world are providing skill training and investing in the promotion of these activities. Fishing tourism has also been gaining popularity among the people trying to create awareness regarding the pollution and destruction of marine life, where they try to promote sustainable fishing and angling activities.

Request a Report Sample to Gain Comprehensive Insights@

Although the market is expected to rise, there are a few restraints that might arrive during the forecast. The fall in the number of skilled individuals in the fishing industry has been a concern for a long now, finding knowledgeable and skillful crew members has become a major problem for operators.

This along with the increasing pressure from environmental authorities regarding the destruction of the coastlines and the problem of overfishing has led to a lot of complications in the market. These challenges can be maneuvered through the protocols like sustainable and safe fishing activities, providing training to individuals, and establishing rules and regulations to oversee the market.

Key Takeaways from the Fishing Tourism Market Study:

  • The fishing tourism market is prominent in countries like Italy, the USA, India, Hong Kong, and Japan.
  • There is a rapidly rising demand for fishing tourism among the MEA countries.
  • Sustainable fishing activities are also promoted through the fishing tourism market.
  • The fishing tourism market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 12.5% over the forecast period.
  • Currently, the Asia Pacific region holds the largest market share accounting for 37% of the total market share.
  • Fishing in the sea is the most preferred amongst the tourists in the fishing tourism market.
  • Online booking channels are popular among consumers.

“Marketing and promoting the fishing tourism market globally along with focusing on the changing consumer base demographics will be the key to market growth during the forecast period.” – FMI Analyst said.

Impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost every major market across the globe. This included the complete halt on the fishing tourism market, which suffered greatly due to the pandemic. The implication of the global lockdown was severe on the market; the lockdowns were placed to decrease social activities and confine the spread of the virus. This meant an absolute stoppage of tourism activities.

The market did revive post-pandemic with the key firms innovating their offerings and trying to recuperate from the losses that occurred during the pandemic. The industry is expected to see a surge of visitors due to the increase in the number of people wanting to go out and explore outdoor activities that they missed out on during the pandemic. This will help in creating opportunities for entry into the market and provide the much-needed revenue flow in the market.

Who is winning?

The secret to keeping a competitive edge in the market will be to offer consumers thorough packages and the whole experience of fishing and angling activities. Currently, businesses in the sector provide customers with an experienced crew, online reservations, and other optional services.

The key players in the fishing tourism market are Fish Travel, Tour My India Pvt., Viator, Inc.,, Angler Adventures, iOutdoors, and Fisea.

For any Queries Linked with the Report, Ask an Analyst@

The fishing tourism market is forecasted to grow at an impressive rate during the forecast period. The majority of the growth in the market will be attributed to the growing countries in the Asian region. The need for fishing towns to revamp their economies and for the locals to earn some additional incomes has made the authorities push in favor of fishing tourism and provide incentives and a regulatory framework for the same.

Get More Valuable Insights

Future Market Insights, in its new offering, provides an unbiased analysis of the global fishing tourism market, presenting historical demand data (2017-2021) and forecast statistics for the period from 2022 to 2032. The study divulges compelling insights on the fishing tourism market based on Location Type (River, Lake, and Sea), By Activity Type (Observing and Participation), By Booking Channel (Online Travel Agents, Traditional Agents, and Direct Booking), By Tourist Type (Domestic and International), By Tour Type (Independent Traveler, Package Traveler, and Tour Group), By Consumer Orientation (Men and Women), By Age Group (15-25 Years, 26-35 Years, 36-45 Years, 46-55 Years, and 66- 75 Years) & Region – Forecast to 2017 – 2032.

About Future Market Insights, Inc.

Future Market Insights, Inc. is an ESOMAR-certified business consulting & market research firm, a member of the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce and is headquartered in Delaware, USA. A recipient of Clutch Leaders Award 2022 on account of high client score (4.9/5), we have been collaborating with global enterprises in their business transformation journey and helping them deliver on their business ambitions. 80% of the largest Forbes 1000 enterprises are our clients. We serve global clients across all leading & niche market segments across all major industries.

Contact Us:

Future Market Insights Inc.

Christiana Corporate, 200 Continental Drive,

Suite 401, Newark, Delaware – 19713, USA

T: +1-845-579-5705

For Sales Enquiries: [email protected]

Browse Latest Market reports: