FONATUR has created Integrally Planned Centers in different destinations around the country. The most relevant one is Cancun, which only seemed to be a humble fishermen’s village; nevertheless, since 1974 the endless natural beauty of the place was discovered. Throughout the years, FONATUR continued creating 4 more CIP’s: Los Cabos, Loreto, Ixtapa, and Huatulco. FONATUR has very specific plans for the future and it is currently launching the new Integrally Planned Sustainable Center (CIPS) Sinaloa.
Thanks to the historical heritage in Mexico, wide climate variety and unbeatable natural resources, FONATUR has created Integrally Planned Centers in different destinations in the country. The most important one is Cancun that only looked like a humble fishermen’s village on an uninhabited locality, without any communications by land, and lack of services of any kind, but since 1974, FONATUR, discovered the endless natural beauty of the place and its closeness to some of the most important Mayan archeological sites in the country, which turned it into a unique touristic destination.
Throughout the years, FONATUR kept no creating 4 more CIP’s (Integrally Planned Centers, according to its initials in Spanish): Los Cabos, Loreto, Ixtapa, and Huatulco, with the objective to promote the country’s advantages and profit from the world-wide touristic demand, in the interest of economical and social development, therefore obtaining many accomplishments, such as creating jobs, bringing currency into the region, and improving the quality of life of its inhabitants; that is the reason why FONATUR is the most important institution for investments in touristic infrastructure.
FONATUR has very specific plans for the future; it is currently launching the new Integrally Planned Sustainable Center (CIPS) Sinaloa, located in Escuinapa municipality, which is a project that was born based on new strategies. Example of it is the planning process that gives priority to a thorough knowledge of the site’s physical features and those of its surroundings, which was made possible by means of different analysis. One of them is LIDAR (Laser Imaging Detection and Ranging). The aforesaid enabled the existence of a project with an integral design environmentally friendly that allows an interdisciplinary work among different professionals who will participate in the CIPS development through time, and that will promote the continuity, structure, cohesion, and balance this project was conceived with.