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Cancún 2030
Project Type
Regional Plan
International Resort & Tourism

Location
Cancún, Benito Juárez, Mexico

Project Team
Alvaro Arellano (Mexico)
Margret Bongers, UPAT Manager (Netherlands)
Eduardo Ortiz Jasso, Local Coordinator (Mexico)
Krystyna Mieszkowska (Poland)
Jim Reilly (USA)
Ric Stephens (USA)
Hein Struben (Netherlands)
Pablo Vaggione, Team Leader (Spain)
Gijs Wolfs (Netherlands)

Area
1,034 square miles [1664 square kilometers]

Population
573,000 residents

Description
The Municipality of Benito Juárez Institute of Planning and Urban Development (IMPLAN) sponsored an advisory team through the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) to assist with post-Hurricane Wilma regional planning for the Mayan Riviera. The team created three scenarios based on tourism “Ciudad Turismo”, mixed-use “Ciudad Central”, and communities “Ciudad de Comunidades”.