Mauritius is well known for its beautiful countryside and pristine lagoons and beaches. It is also known for its social peace, political stability and racial harmony. Its steady economic growth over the years coupled with social cohesion and prosperity, ensure continuing development of essential services like health, education, water, electricity and telecommunications.
The 'Mauritius Post' operates through over 80 outlets. In the main towns, there is widespread use of private post office boxes to which delivery is continuous during office hours. The Mauritius Post also operates the Express Mail Service. Air dispatches to most Western European, North American and Far Eastern countries are made daily while courier services, such as DHL, TNT, FedEx, UPS etc., operate frequent parcel delivery services to most parts of the world.