Figure can as well interrupt the wildlife interactions and

Figure X is shown the relationship between Dive Shop with other
stakeholders.  Dive shop, as was
discussed in the theoretical framework, is one of the primary actors in the
dive tourism ().

 

The relationship between dive shops and nature are shown to be
closely between them. The study by… who has examined the impact of Dive
operators to the nature has revealed that dive operators tend to form a habit
and preferring of taking their clients to visit the same sites on a continual
basis which means that every time a group of beginner divers goes on board they
would be visiting the same site as the previous groups of novice diver.  On the other hand, this repetitive can result
in the overuse of resources and also inevitable damage to coral reefs. The
study by… who has been studied Coral reefs on Koh Tao has declared Koh
Tao….  And this study necessitates all
dive shops for a serious to improve their practices before coral reefs will be
more damaging.  Many studied have
revealed how Dive operations can affect the coastal and marine resource () ()
(). Boat anchoring as an example can widely damage both corals and other life
in the benthos region as a result from anchor dropping (Hale & Olsen, 1993), furthermore, the
movement of the anchor chain can impact marine life in that area (Dinesen &
Oliver, 1997). A study conducted by the journal.. Has revealed one of the major
factors which decrease growth rates of coral reefs and increase an opportunity
for coral disease and mortality (Kaczmarsky, Draud, & Williams, 2005). The use of speeding
vessels and long-tail boats can as well interrupt the wildlife interactions and
intercourse or injure the social bonding of marine wildlife. Consequently,
there are general standard requirements have been released for a dive shop to
follow.  The guidelines for both
boats-oriented activities such as anchoring, litter, and waste released, ship
grounding on coral reefs and water-oriented activities such as diving, snorkeling,
walking on the reef, and watching marine animals which guideline is mainly
concentrating on environmentally sustainability (Harriott, 2002).

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The relationship between dive shops and the Professional
Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) which is the world’s largest dive
training organization. Prior to discussing on this relationship, PADI is
monitored by the World Recreational SCUBA Training Council (WRSTC) which is an
organization responsible to designate a worldwide safety of the recreational
diving public and has a responsibility to cooperate between worldwide dive
training organizations in reaching international reliability in course training
standards. () Since
1999, the recreational SCUBA diving industry on Koh Tao has been registered
under the World Recreational SCUBA Training Council (WRSTC), whereas there are
many diving certifications such as SSI, NAUI or PADI. The majority of dive shops
in Koh Tao has offered PADI training courses. 
The quality of dive operation is monitored regularly PADI
representatives to adhere to the same criteria in other rural areas.  Therefore, there are nearly no differences in
the training plans, making Koh Tao an internationally accepted diving
destination (SCUBA
Junction, 2012).  However, PADI
and other training organizations have influence over dive businesses and they
have been instrumental in promoting and recognizing environmental good
practices, they hold no power over the individual dive operators. It is up to
the dive businesses to strike action and voluntarily subscribe to sustainable
principles through codes of conduct and business practices (Dwyer et al., 2009).

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