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Mauritius and Russia sign agreement on mutual abolition of visa requirements

Mauritius and Russia sign agreement on mutual abolition of visa requirements
Date:December 24, 2015|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs--Tourism

GIS - 24 December, 2015: A visa waiver agreement between Mauritius and the Russian Federation was signed yesterday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade in Port Louis. The agreement provides for citizens of


Tourism: Provision for a Tourist Accommodation Certificate

Tourism: Provision for a Tourist Accommodation Certificate
Date:November 06, 2015|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 06 November, 2015:  The Tourism Authority (Tourist Enterprise Licence Fees and Operating Fees) Regulations will be promulgated by The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism and Leisure, Mr X. Duval, in order to provide for a Tourist Acc


New BASAs: Mauritius expands its air services network

New BASAs: Mauritius expands its air services network
Date:November 04, 2015|Domain:International Relations--Tourism

GIS – 04 November, 2015: Mauritius has initialed new Bilateral Air Services Agreements (BASAs) with several countries thus providing for a total of 105 additional weekly frequencies to the Island State. This is one of the main outcomes of the co


Acting Prime Minister appeals for introduction of local History in the school curriculum

Acting Prime Minister appeals for introduction of local History in the school curriculum
Date:November 03, 2015|Domain:Arts & Culture--Tourism

GIS - 03 November, 2015: The Acting Prime Minister, Minister of Tourism and External Communications, Mr Xavier-Luc Duval, appealed for the introduction of local history in the school curriculum, during the celebrations marking the 181st Anniversary


PM announces the creation of an Air Corridor between Mauritius and Singapore

PM announces the creation of an Air Corridor between Mauritius and Singapore
Date:October 21, 2015|Domain:International Relations--Tourism --Foreign Affairs

GIS - 21 October, 2015: Mauritius and Singapore will undergo a historical development in the field of air access following the signature of an agreement on an Air Corridor between Air Mauritius and Singapore Changi Airport. This agreement will help


Mauritius participates in ICAO’s Air Services Negotiation Event

Mauritius participates in ICAO’s Air Services Negotiation Event
Date:October 20, 2015|Domain:International Relations--Tourism --Foreign Affairs

GIS - 20 October, 2015: A delegation from Mauritius, led by the Secretary to Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service, is currently participating in the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). Air Services Negotiation Event (ICAN 2015) held i


Mauritius and Palestine to reinforce cooperation in the field of Tourism

Mauritius and Palestine to reinforce cooperation in the field of Tourism
Date:October 19, 2015|Domain:Tourism --International Relations

​GIS - 19 October,2015:  Mauritius and Palestine will further reinforce cooperation in the tourism sector whereby both countries will explore the various possibilities to attract more tourists from Palestine to Mauritius and vice-versa. This was t


Need for an open Air Access Policy for economic growth, says Prime Minister

Need for an open Air Access Policy for economic growth, says Prime Minister
Date:September 16, 2015|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance--Tourism

GIS - 16 September 2015: ‘Mauritius needs a more open and robust Air Access Policy that takes into account both national interests and economic growth.  Any new Air Access Policy will not, in any way whatsoever, adversely affect the interest of Air


Tourism Industry: Introduction of the Hotel Classification System

Tourism Industry: Introduction of the Hotel Classification System
Date:July 23, 2015|Domain:Tourism

​GIS - 23 July 2015:The Hotel Classification System will be implemented so as to consolidate the tourism industry with well-defined criteria for operational standards as announced in Government Programme 2015-2019.   The Classification System has


MITD: Tourism and Hospitality Training for 20 Ethiopian instructors

MITD: Tourism and Hospitality Training for 20 Ethiopian instructors
Date:July 22, 2015|Domain:Education & Training--Tourism

​GIS – 22 July 2015: A Training programme on Tourism and Hospitality for a group of 20 instructors from the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia was launched today at the MITD Ecole Hôtelière Sir Gaëtan Duval (EHSGD), in Ebène.   An initiative