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Festival International Kreol 2019 to showcase the authenticity of the Creole culture in Mauritius

Festival International Kreol 2019 to showcase the authenticity of the Creole culture in Mauritius
Date:August 21, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 21 August, 2019: The 14th edition of the Festival International Kreol (FIK) will be held from 8 to 17 November 2019 in Mauritius under the theme 'Kreolite nou Larmonie', announced the Minister of Tourism, Mr Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, during a pre


Sustainable Tourism: Action Plan for Low Carbon and Resource Efficient Accommodation in Mauritius

Sustainable Tourism: Action Plan for Low Carbon and Resource Efficient Accommodation in Mauritius
Date:August 08, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 08 August, 2019: The Action Plan for Low Carbon and Resource Efficient Accommodation in Mauritius was launched, today, at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène.  The Minister of Tourism, Mr Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, was present.  A capacity-building w


Gradual opening of air access has contributed to consolidation of traditional and new markets, says Minister Gayan

Gradual opening of air access has contributed to consolidation of traditional and new markets, says Minister Gayan
Date:July 31, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 31 July, 2019: The gradual opening of the sky has resulted in a surge of air seats from 1.8 million in 2014 to 2.4 million in 2018. This has greatly contributed to the consolidation of Mauritius’ traditional markets and the penetration of new


Air Mauritius makes acquisition of Second Airbus A330-900neo ‘Chagos Archipelago’

Air Mauritius makes acquisition of Second Airbus A330-900neo ‘Chagos Archipelago’
Date:June 21, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 21 June, 2019: The ‘Chagos Archipelago’, the second Airbus A330-900 New Engine Option (neo) landed, this morning, at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Plaisance. The new aircraft which pays tribute to the struggle of the C


Budget 2019-2020: Enhancing visibility, attractiveness, accessibility and sustainability of Tourism industry

Budget 2019-2020: Enhancing visibility, attractiveness, accessibility and sustainability of Tourism industry
Date:June 14, 2019|Domain:Tourism

​GIS - 14 June, 2019: Budget 2019-2020 is geared towards enhancing visibility, attractiveness, accessibility and sustainability of the tourism industry in Mauritius. Government, with the implementation of strong budgetary measures, is determined to


FinTech, an emerging sector with huge potential for the millennials, says Minister Gayan

FinTech, an emerging sector with huge potential for the millennials, says Minister Gayan
Date:June 03, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Tourism

GIS – 03 June  2019: A workshop on FinTech (financial technology) and Tourism, organised by the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with the Economic Development Board under the theme: “The interplay between FinTech and Tourism – The New Wave in Af


World Travel Awards: Mauritius excels in several categories

World Travel Awards: Mauritius excels in several categories
Date:June 03, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 03 June  2019: Mauritius received several awards for excellence during the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa and Indian Ocean 2019 , held on, Saturday 01 June 2019, at the Sugar Beach Hotel, Flic en Flac. The awards are name


Connectivity central to tourism development and promotion, states Tourism Minister

Connectivity central to tourism development and promotion, states Tourism Minister
Date:May 31, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 31 May  2019: Connectivity is central to tourism development and promotion, particularly for long haul destination like Mauritius, said the Minister of Tourism, Mr Anil Gayan, yesterday during the opening of a two-day Indian Ocean Connectivity


Mauritius to welcome World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean 2019

Mauritius to welcome World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean 2019
Date:May 30, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 30 May  2019: Mauritius will host, on 1st June 2019, the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa and Indian Ocean 2019, which will be held at the Sugar Beach Hotel, Flic en Flac.  Some 160 delegates from across the world as well a


Innovation, a key factor for the success of the tourism and hospitality sector

Innovation, a key factor for the success of the tourism and hospitality sector
Date:May 29, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 29 May  2019: At a time when the tourism and hospitality sector is facing a number of challenges, innovation can be a key factor for success. Digital technologies have the potentials to bring a new competitive edge, create distinctiveness and