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Tourism: Programme elaborated to boost Reunion Island market

Tourism: Programme elaborated to boost Reunion Island market
Date:August 13, 2018|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 13 August, 2018: A programme has been worked to boost the Reunion Island market through a “Maurice sans Passeport” over weekend packages during the period 16 August to 10 October 2018, whereby the visitors would travel on the strength of an Id


Cultural and culinary exchange between Mauritius and Switzerland

Cultural and culinary exchange between Mauritius and Switzerland
Date:August 08, 2018|Domain:Education & Training--International Relations--Tourism

GIS  – 08 August, 2018: A cultural and culinary exchange between Mauritius and Switzerland organised by the Hotel and Tourism Management Institute (HTMI) of Switzerland and Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd (PML) in the context of the Swiss Week was launch


Stakeholders urged to consider factors determining length of stay of tourists

Stakeholders urged to consider factors determining length of stay of tourists
Date:July 20, 2018|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 20 July, 2018: A presentation of key findings on a survey conducted to determine tourism demand for the length of stay in Mauritius was held yesterday at the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) in Ebène. The session was attended by professional


Air Mauritius to introduce two Airbus A330-900 neo aircrafts to its fleet

Air Mauritius to introduce two Airbus A330-900 neo aircrafts to its fleet
Date:July 02, 2018|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 02 July, 2018: Flag carrier Air Mauritius will introduce two Airbus A330-900 New Engine Option (neo) aircrafts, the Aapravasi Ghat and the Chagos Archipelago, to its fleet by the end of this year.  As part of the final phase of test flights le


Budget 2018-2019: Enhancing tourism product portfolio to boost the sector

Budget 2018-2019: Enhancing tourism product portfolio to boost the sector
Date:June 21, 2018|Domain:Tourism

GIS- 21 June, 2018: Budget 2018-2019 charts the way forward to enhancing the visibility of Mauritius as an up-market tourist destination and diversifying the tourism product portfolio to improve attractiveness vis-a-vis competing island destinations


Kenya Airways launches direct flights to Mauritius

Kenya Airways launches direct flights to Mauritius
Date:June 08, 2018|Domain:Tourism --International Relations

GIS - 08 June, 2018: Kenya Airways will be flying to Mauritius four times weekly from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Kenya. The inaugural flight landed yesterday at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International, Plaisance. The Minister of Touris


Forecast of tourism earnings for year 2018 maintained at Rs 62.5 billion

Forecast of tourism earnings for year 2018 maintained at Rs 62.5 billion
Date:June 06, 2018|Domain:Tourism --Economy & Finance

GIS – 06 June, 2018: The Bank of Mauritius is maintaining the forecast of tourism earnings for the year 2018 at Rs 62.5 billion. This figure represents an increase of 3.7% compared to Rs 60.3 billion recorded in 2017. According to a press communiqu


International Conference adopts Mauritius Declaration on Digitalisation and Sustainable Tourism

International Conference adopts Mauritius Declaration on Digitalisation and Sustainable Tourism
Date:May 29, 2018|Domain:Tourism --Business & Industry

GIS – 29 May 2018: Mauritius hosted an international Conference focusing on the challenges and opportunities of digitalisation for the global tourism industry last week at Le Meridien Hotel in Pointe aux Piments. The Conference brought together hig


Sustainability and digitalisation, key elements for a green tourism industry, says PM

Sustainability and digitalisation, key elements for a green tourism industry, says PM
Date:May 23, 2018|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 23 May, 2018: Mauritius is set to harness the potentials of the tourism industry by promoting competitiveness through sustainability and digitalisation. In addition to digitising the sector, Government envisions to integrate change and innovat


Mauritius hosts SIDS Global Business Network Partnership Forum

Mauritius hosts SIDS Global Business Network Partnership Forum
Date:May 22, 2018|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 22 May, 2018: The Global Business Network Private Sector Partnership Forum 2018 of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS-GBN), which is a platform to enable the members to explore and develop partnership opportunities and exchange know-how