Ecolabel Blue Oasis (MS165 standards)
This award recognizes our company as the first Sustainable Destination Management Company in Mauritius delivered by the Mauritius Standards Bureau (MSB) in May 2022.
About MS165 standards – Blue Oasis
The Mauritius Standards Bureau (MSB) has introduced the STMSCS whereby Hotels & Accommodations and Tour Operators operating within the Mauritian jurisdiction and territories, are certified as per the Standard MS 165 (Sustainable Tourism Management System) labelled as the Blue Oasis.
Since 26 April 2019, the MS 165 standard has gained full recognition by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). Hence, organisation obtaining the Blue Oasis label can claim they are conforming to an internationally GSTC recognized standard.
SP Sustain Certification from Sanderson Phillips
Mautourco have been certified SP Sustain, a Sustainability Certification from Sanderson Phillips , an authority in travel safety operating in the United Kingdom. Mautourco has thus been recognised for Compliance in Sustainability Management through SP Sustain.
SP Sustain is a certification process which tour operators, travel providers and accommodations can undertake to establish if their sustainability activities are in line with internationally accepted best-practice criteria for the travel and tourism industry. The system is delivered by Sanderson Phillips, who have 25 years’ experience auditing properties and suppliers and independently peer reviewed by Global Secure Accreditation.
Sustainable Tourism Mauritius Gold Award
This award honours Mauritian tour operators that stand out in promoting sustainable tourism practices while driving environmental and responsible awareness in Mauritius. Leaning on 3 strategic pillars: Economy, Society and Environment, Mautourco has been multiplying many efforts during the past years.