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Mangazina di Rei 1st cultural organization to receive BD certification

We are extremely happy to announce that on July 8th, 2021, Mangazina di Rei has been awarded with two stars Blue Destinations Certification.

To be accredited with Blue Destination, Mangazina di Rei managers had to adapt their organisation for a more sustainable one. During the Covid-19 period, Danilo Christiaan and Izain Mercera from Mangazina di Rei took their time to implement all the procedures and methods to comply to the stipulated criterias’. Danilo Christiaan and Izain Mercera are very proud with their certification and look forward to progress to the third star.

Director of Tourism Corporation Bonaire, Miles Mercera, Director of Chamber of Commerce, Cherethy Kiringdongo and Commissioner of Culture and Education, Nina den Heyer were present to congratulate and gave a word of encouragement to Mangazina di Rei during the event.

Nina den Heyer, Commissioner of Culture and Education said, “I congratulate Mangazina di Rei, especially because you are the first cultural organization to receive this award, Mangazina di Rei serves as an example to our island especially in the area of culture and I am convinced that promptly you will work towards receiving the third star!”.

Visit for all information regarding Mangazina di Rei’s report card and all information concerning Blue Destination Certification. Send an email to to register your organization or company.