The CAMINMAC ("Activities for the development and dissemination of a network of signposted trails, in line with the principles of the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas") project is part of the MAC Transnational Cooperation Programme 2007-2013.
The project responds to the need to strengthen economic and business networks through exchanges and internationalization.
It improves the network of trails for tourist use, from a safety and conservation standpoint, driving socioeconomic development by strengthening sustainable ecotourism activities around them.
The geographical areas covered by the project are the islands of Tenerife, Madeira and Cape Verde.
The total approved budget for the project is 238.797,89 € of which 192.829,30 € are provided by ERDF funds. Its deadline ends December 31, 2015
The entities involved in this project wish for the results to generate a push in both job creation and entrepreneurship, specifically in the conservation and ecotourism sectors. This will be achieved by forging a closer integration between the available land resources and tourism. All this following criteria for sustainable tourism, and with an aim to help promote synergies and collaborations between different business sectors as well as the creation of new products focused on ecotourism and / or sustainability.
As the CAMINMAC is a participatory process between different administrations and institutions with expertise in security, conservation of natural areas and tourism, as well as the active participation of the business community, it will guarantee this project and its results over time.