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Tourism: Consultative meeting held with boat builders and importers

Date:May 23, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 23 May, 2019: A consultative meeting, between representatives of boat builders and importers, boating associations, and the Tourism Authority, was held on 22 May 2019 at Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port Louis, under the chairmanship of t


Development of air transport a priority for government, says PM

Development of air transport a priority for government, says PM
Date:May 17, 2019|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Tourism

GIS - 17 May, 2019: The development of air transport is one of the priority issues for government, hence, major investment will be made in air transport infrastructure and aviation routes development so as to enhance business and tourism promotion t


Setting up of a safer Embarkation Point in Trou d’Eau Douce

Setting up of a safer Embarkation Point in Trou d’Eau Douce
Date:May 13, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 13 May, 2019: Pleasure craft boaters and fishermen from Trou d’Eau Douce participated, on Friday 10 May 2019, in a consultative meeting which focused on the setting up of a safer Embarkation Point in Trou d’Eau Douce.  The meeting was organise


Tourism sector expected to grow by 3.6% to reach 1 450 000 tourists this year, says Minister Gayan

Tourism sector expected to grow by 3.6% to reach 1 450 000 tourists this year, says Minister Gayan
Date:April 23, 2019|Domain:Tourism

​GIS– 23 April, 2019: The tourism sector for 2019, according to Statistics Mauritius, is expected to grow by 3.6% to reach 1 450 000 tourists, which is well above the growth rate of 3% required to reach two million tourists by 2030. These figures w


Beach Fun Day 2019 to be held at Mont Choisy public beach

Beach Fun Day 2019 to be held at Mont Choisy public beach
Date:March 29, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 29 March, 2019: The 2019 edition of Beach Fun Day, aimed at bringing nautical activities closer to the Mauritian population, will be held on Sunday 31 March 2019 from 10 00 to 17 00 hours, at the Mont Choisy Public Beach.   This initiative o


Mahebourg Tourist Village Project: Progress of governmental activities right on track, says Tourism Minister

Mahebourg Tourist Village Project: Progress of governmental activities right on track, says Tourism Minister
Date:February 22, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 22 February 2019: In a bid to promote new tourist attractions and maximise the socioeconomic contributions of tourism, Government has announced in the 2018-2019 Budget the implementation of the Mahebourg Tourist Village project.  In that conte


Bank of Mauritius maintains forecast of tourism earnings for 2018 at Rs 64 billion

Bank of Mauritius maintains forecast of tourism earnings for 2018 at Rs 64 billion
Date:November 28, 2018|Domain:Tourism --Economy & Finance--Economic Indicators

GIS – 28 November 2018: The forecast of tourism earnings for 2018 is being maintained at Rs 64 billion by the Bank of Mauritius, according to a press communiqué issued by Statistics Mauritius on 26 November 2018. This figure represents an increase o


Second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week launched

Second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week launched
Date:October 19, 2018|Domain:Tourism --Arts & Culture

GIS - 19 October, 2018: The second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week, under the branding East Meets West, was launched yesterday at La Demeure, St Antoine in Goodlands. The Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport, Mr Nandcoomar Bodha


Second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week to be held from 18 to 21 October

Second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week to be held from 18 to 21 October
Date:October 11, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture--Tourism

GIS - 11 October, 2018: The second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week will be held from 18 to 21 October 2018 under the branding East Meets West. The event is in line with Government’s mission to champion and support the emerging creative industri


Aviation Day: Prime Minister calls for Good Air Connectivity and Reliable-Secure Air Network

Aviation Day: Prime Minister calls for Good Air Connectivity and Reliable-Secure Air Network
Date:September 18, 2018|Domain:Tourism --Public Infrastructure

GIS – 18 September 2018: The tourism industry, the Export Processing Zone, the financial services as well as other various key sectors are highly reliant on a good transport network, thus the need for a good air connectivity which is reliable and se