Component 5 : Sustainable management of tourism in MPA

Component leader: Cinque Terre National Park

Component 5 aims at developing common tools for the sustainable management of tourism in Mediterranean MPAs:

Monitoring visitor activities

  • Providing MPA managers with a methodological tool to monitor visitor activities in the MPAs
  • Supporting the implementation of tourism observatories in the MPAs of 3 partners

Underwater trails

  • Providing MPA managers with guidelines for the creation of underwater trails
  • Supporting the implementation of underwater trails in the MPAs of 3 partners

Eco-friendly mooring systems

  • Disseminating recommendations on eco- friendly mooring systems
  • Supporting the implementation of eco-friendly mooring systems in the MPAs of 3 partners

Creation of a kayak trail

  • Providing MPA managers with guidelines to manage Kayaking in MPAs (Cinque Terre National Park)