Approved projects financed by the Fund to encourage 2016 sustainable tourism
 

On 25th January 2017, the Commission for the Promotion of Sustainable Tourism selected those projects to be financed with the revenue generated by the tax on sustainable tourism in 2016.


Thanks to the contributions of our visitors, we are able to invest 30 million Euros in 46 projects. 80 percent of the total amount will be spend for environmental protection and improvement of water supply. The remaining 20 percent will contribute to promote projects related to sustainable tourism, cultural heritage, innovation and research, as well as better training and creation of qualified jobs.


All projects at a glance:

PROJECT

ENTITY

MALLORCA

Protect, preserve, modernise and restore the natural, rural, agricultural and marine environment

Execution of the piping bypass of sa Marineta – s’Extremera, making it possible to reverse the facility, as well as the automation and control of the facilities Government 439.230,00 €

Expansion and remodelling project Waste Water Treatment Plant Porreres.

Government 1.331.000,00 €

 “Maria de la Salut – Petra” piping project

Government 1.414.112,68 €

Enhanced exploitation project, in the s’Albufera de Mallorca Natural Park, of the water from the Fonts Ufanes.

Government 135.000,00 €

Project to restore the water infrastructure for human consumption in the Cabrera National Park.

Government 70.000,00 €
 

Project to remodel and improve the Camp de Mar Waste Water Treatment Plant.

Government 1.742.402,00 €

Project to substitute and install valves in the pipes that connect Son Sitges, Maria de la Salut and Santa María del Cami.

Government 193.600,00 €
 

Project to construct a tank in Son Sitges (sa Marineta).

Government 3.267.000,00 €
 

Remodelling of the Sóller Drinking Water Treatment Plant (DWTP) to exploit the Torrent Major hydraulic resources and improvement of the chlorine system of the tank.

Government 285.460,18 €

Conditioning of the ground and reconstruction of the walls on the left bank of the San Miquel water channel to improve the draining of ground waters towards the Albufera Natural Park

Government 180.000,00 €

Sustainable mobility in natural spaces and beaches in Majorca.

Government 1.243.790,79 €
 

Improvement work on the houses of Ses Figueroles; from neglect to the recovery centre of the Majorcan midwife toad and the mountain refuge in the natural setting of the Tramuntana mountain range.

Government 130.000,00 €
 

Excavation, documentation, consolidation and adaptation project of the Figueral archaeological site of Son Real.

Government 78.339,65 €
 

Construction project in the refuge of the house of ses Collidores, on the Planícia public estate.

Government 475.742,00 €

Project to develop an interpretation network of the Tramuntana mountain range – World Heritage.

Government 500.000,00 €
 

Recovery and restoration of the historical and cultural heritage

New headquarters for the Balearic Islands Symphonic Orchestra.

Government 400.000,00 €
 

Historical railway project related to a museum collection Sant Llorenç des Cardassar.

Government 249.000,00 €
 

Promotion of scientific research, development and technological innovation projects (R&D&i) that contribute to economic diversification, the fight against climate change, or that are related to the tourism sector

Surveillance, identification, characterisation and conservation of traditional almond tree varieties in Majorca at risk of genetic erosion

Government 250.000,00 €

Improvement of training and employment quality. Promotion of off-peak employment

Creation of the professional training centre for nautical employment.

Government 1.500.000,00 €
 

TOTAL Mallorca

13.884.677,30 €

PROJECT

ENTITY

MENORCA

Protect, preserve, modernise and restore the natural, rural, agricultural and marine environment

Piping project from the Ciutadella desalination facilities to the Son Blanc tank. Government 583.630€
Pilot trial: purified water infiltration to restore over-exploited aquifers. Government 850.000€

Recovery and restoration of the historical and cultural heritage

Strengthening of the western wall of the Medieval Islamic castle of Santa Àgueda. CI Menorca 118.089,59 €
Management and restoration action plan of the Camí de Cavalls. CI Menorca 260.695,99 €
Reconstruction of the Santija defence tower, es Mercadal. CI Menorca 250.116,41 €
Reconstruction of the Rabla defence tower in Maó. CI Menorca 177.054,56 €
Rehabilitation of the heritage and endowment of the San Diego Convent (Menorca). Government 884.693,28 €

TOTAL Menorca

3.124.280 €

PROJECT

ENTITY

IBIZA

Protect, preserve, modernise and restore the natural, rural, agricultural and marine environment

Santa Eulària del Riu desalination water tank expansion project. Government 1.939.287,16 €
Project to connect the Santa Eulalia desalination plant to the Ibiza upstream distribution network. Government 1.939.287,16 €
Protection project for the ses Salines Natural Park CI Eivissa 699.717,19 €

TOTAL Ibiza

4.578.291,51 €

PROJECT

ENTITY

FORMENTERA

Protect, preserve, modernise and restore the natural, rural, agricultural and marine environment

New osmosis water tank and CO2 deposit and auxiliary installations at the desalination facilities in Formentera. Government 119.790,00 €
Paving renewal and diverse infrastructural services of als Pujols. CI Formentera 484.000,00 €

TOTAL Formentera

603.790,00 €

PROJECT

ENTITY

BALEARIC ISLANDS

Protect, preserve, modernise and restore the natural, rural, agricultural and marine environment

Preservation of the cultural and natural heritage of agricultural holdings located in protected natural spaces.

Government 500.000,00 €

Balearic geo-tourism.

Government 415.000,00 €

Promotion of crop diversification in traditional sustainable agricultural holdings on the Balearic Islands.

Government 1.500.000,00 €

Threatened flora of the Pitiusas.

Government 268.000,00 €

Seabirds. Recovery of the Balearic shearwater and other Balearic marine birds.

Government 303.000,00 €

Annual overland clean up plan of beaches, bays and public spaces with people at risk of social exclusion.

Government 500.000,00 €

Follow up plan of the Posidonia.

Government 130.000,00 €

“Riverbank Forests” Project. Restoration plan of the Balearic Island elm groves.

Government 95.000,00 €

Signposting project in protected natural spaces of "Red Natura 2000".

Government 500.000,00 €

Water tank installation project in the fight against forest fires in areas of high ecological importance.

Government 400.000,00 €

Drive to decrease seasonality, to create and activate tourist products suitable for the off-peak season and to promote sustainable and off-peak season tourism

Creation and allocation of Product Clubs.

Government 300.000,00 €

Promotion of scientific research, development and technological innovation projects (R&D&i) that contribute to economic diversification, the fight against climate change, or that are related to the tourism sector

Creation of the Balearic Islands Research Centre (IRIB).

Government 60.000,00 €

Improvement, automation and implementation of new gauging stations in the Balearic Islands hydrographical network.

Government 762.500,00 €

Balearic Islands Research Station Network (XEIIB).

Government 815.461,00 €

TOTAL Balearic Islands

7.808.961,00 €