Tourism Environmental Quality Certificate at Environmental Performance Level 2 in Mayakoba: It is granted by the Federal Agency for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) and is the highest level that a company can attain. It was awarded in 2019 to Mayakoba (Andaz, Banyan Tree, Fairmont, and Rosewood hotels, El Camaleón golf course and Fairmont Heritage Place). It is important to mention that Mayakoba has had the Level 1 certification since 2013 and was renewed in subsequent years until obtaining Level 2 certification in 2019, which remains in place to this date.
Preferred by Nature certificate to Mayakoba hotels: It is awarded by the international organization Preferred by Nature. Banyan Tree, Fairmont, and Rosewood hotels have obtained this recognition since 2011 and Andaz since 2017. This certification certifies hotels and tour operators who benefit local communities, the ecosystem, and wildlife. Our hotels remain certified, this year an audit will take place for its renovation.
Green Certificate at Mayakoba: It is granted by the Quintana Roo Agency for the Protection of the Environment (PPA). After the corresponding audit, it was granted to Mayakoba in 2021, including its four hotels, the El Camaleón golf course and Fairmont Heritage Place. This certificate recognizes companies that comply with an environmental performance superior to that required by the current legislation.
Distinctive “S” for Mayakoba hotels: It is granted by the Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR). It has been attained since 2016 by the Fairmont, Banyan Tree, and Rosewood hotels and later by the Andaz hotel. This distinction is a recognition of good sustainable practices in the development of tourism projects and the commitment of tourism companies that operate in Mexico under global sustainability criteria. It remains in force to this date and at the end of 2022 an audit will be carried out for its renewal.
Cooperative Sanctuary Certificate for El Camaleón Mayakoba Golf Course: Awarded by Audubon International in the following components: (i) habitat and wildlife management, (ii) water conservation, (iii) water quality management, (iv) awareness and environmental education and (v) reduction and safety in the use of chemical products. It was obtained in October 2006 and is recertified every 2 or 3 years according to the organizations requests and rules. It currently remains in effect.