Welcome to the Mesoamerican Reef
About the MAR Network
The MAR Network includes the destinations of Belize, Cozumel (MX), and Roatán (HN).
All three destinations are aligned behind a unified vision to contribute to the sustainable development of cruise tourism destinations of the MAR.
The MAR Network is a collaboration platform to achieve the regions shared vision:
A healthy reef and region
Priorities of the MAR Network
The partners of the MAR Network are currently working on completing initiatives to develop governance guidelines, reach financial sustainability, and further development of regional solutions through 4 main common projects:
Measurement of carrying capacity & visitor management
Building of a Destination Management Organization (DMO) and Sustainable Development long-term planning in each destination
Preservation of natural and cultural assets through education programs for visitors and locals
Infrastructure plan (with special focus on water and sanitation) to keep destinations viable