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Covid-19: Tourism Authority proposes set of measures for operators to resume their activities

Date:May 30, 2020|Domain:Tourism

GIS  – 30 May 2020: Operators in the tourism sector will be authorised to resume their activities, except for marine activities as from Sunday 31 May 2020, under strict sanitary measures. This was announced in a communique issuedby the Touris


Tourism has been the worst affected of all major economic sectors says Tourism Minister

Date:May 13, 2020|Domain:Health--Tourism

GIS​ - 13 May, 2020: The worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill, and tourism has been the worst affected of all major economic sectors. Against a backdrop of heightened uncertainty international tourism could decline


Covid-19 : Mauritius to go in two-week lockdown as from tomorrow

Date:March 19, 2020|Domain:Health--Tourism

GIS – 19 March 2020: Mauritius will go in lockdown for two weeks, as from 06 00 hrs tomorrow morning, as the number of Covid-19 cases rose to seven. Consequently, to tackle to spread of Covid-19, employees will not go to work as from tomorrow, excep


Covid-19 : Mauritius extends travel restrictions to European Union, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Reunion Island for next two weeks

Covid-19 : Mauritius extends travel restrictions to European Union, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Reunion Island for next two weeks
Date:March 16, 2020|Domain:Health--Tourism

GIS - 16 March, 2020: As from 20 00 GMT, Wednesday 18 March 2020, Mauritius is extending travel restrictions for a period of two weeks on foreign passengers coming from or having transited during the last 14 days in countries of the European Union,


Financial support plan of Rs 9 billion for economic operators affected by COVID-19

Financial support plan of Rs 9 billion for economic operators affected by COVID-19
Date:March 13, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry--Health--Tourism

GIS - 13 March, 2020:  Government is doing its utmost best to reduce the consequential impacts of the pandemic COVID-19 on the Mauritian economy and has come up with a financial support plan to the tune of some Rs 9 billion for economic operators ac


Tourism: Ministry sets up communication cell to share information on Covid-19

Tourism: Ministry sets up communication cell to share information on Covid-19
Date:March 06, 2020|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 06 March, 2020: A communication cell comprising a representative of the airport, the Association des hôteliers et restaurateurs de l’île Maurice, tour operators as well as a communication officer of the Ministry of Tourism, will be set up and


Covid-19: Mauritius bars entry to foreign passengers from Italy and Iran

Covid-19: Mauritius bars entry to foreign passengers from Italy and Iran
Date:February 28, 2020|Domain:Health--Tourism

GIS - 28 February, 2020: Foreign passengers coming from or having stayed in Italy and Iran during the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter Mauritius. As for Mauritians coming from these countries, they will be automatically placed in quarantine


Covid-19: Ministerial committee reinforces temporary preventive measures

Covid-19: Ministerial committee reinforces temporary preventive measures
Date:February 25, 2020|Domain:Health--Foreign Affairs--Tourism

GIS - 25 February, 2020: The ministerial committee on the Covid-19, under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial Integrity, Mr Prav


Coronavirus: All incoming passengers to undergo strict screening

Coronavirus: All incoming passengers to undergo strict screening
Date:February 11, 2020|Domain:Health--Tourism

GIS - 11 February, 2020: Passengers from all flights will undergo strict screening at the SSR International Airport as Government reinforces its preventive measures following the outbreak of the Coronavirus. After the New Souillac Hospital and the A


Development must not jeopardize our survival, says Tourism Minister

Development must not jeopardize our survival, says Tourism Minister
Date:February 10, 2020|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 10 February, 2020: Development must not jeopardize our survival. As an island we are very vulnerable to the risks associated with natural disasters. It is therefore essential that we review the way we operate and even our way of living if we w