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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


Bocuse d’Or Mauritius Academy to enable Mauritian Chefs to participate in prestigious culinary competition

Bocuse d’Or Mauritius Academy to enable Mauritian Chefs to participate in prestigious culinary competition
Date:February 06, 2020|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 06 February, 2020: The Bocuse d’Or Mauritius Academy was launched, yesterday evening, at the Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port-Louis, in presence of the Minister of Tourism, Mr Georges Pierre Lesjongard. This initiative aims at providi


Novel Coronavirus: Health Minister takes stock of screening measures at airport

Novel Coronavirus: Health Minister takes stock of screening measures at airport
Date:January 31, 2020|Domain:Health--Tourism

GIS – 31 January, 2020: The Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Jagutpal, effected a site visit, yesterday, at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam (SSR) International Airport in Plaisance to take stock of the measures that are being taken by his Minis


Coronavirus: Situation of the tourism sector of Mauritius monitored

Coronavirus: Situation of the tourism sector of Mauritius monitored
Date:January 31, 2020|Domain:Health--Tourism

GIS – 31 January, 2020: The tourism sector of Mauritius will have a visibility up to March 2020 and current figures show that the sector will not be unduly affected at least till that period with the emergence of the novel Coronavirus in China.  Fig


No case of coronavirus detected up to now in Mauritius

No case of coronavirus detected up to now in Mauritius
Date:January 28, 2020|Domain:Health--Foreign Affairs--Tourism

GIS – 28 January, 2020: No case of coronavirus has been detected up to now in Mauritius, affirmed the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, during a joint press conference held, yesterday, in Port Louis with regards to th


Travel advice following the outbreak of a new Coronavirus in China

Travel advice following the outbreak of a new Coronavirus in China
Date:January 24, 2020|Domain:Tourism --Foreign Affairs

GIS – 24 January, 2020: A Travel advice following the outbreak of a novel Coronavirus in China has been issued, on 23 January 2020, by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. All passengers irrespective of their Nationality, travelling from Wuhan City


Miss World 2020: Discussions on to host the contest in Mauritius

Miss World 2020: Discussions on to host the contest in Mauritius
Date:January 23, 2020|Domain:Tourism

GIS - 23 January, 2020: Miss World 2019, Ms Toni-Ann Singh, accompanied by members of the Organising Committee of Miss World Contest, is presently in Mauritius to discuss the possibility for Mauritius to host the Miss World Contest 2020. In this c


Cruise ship is an important segment of the tourism industry of Mauritius, states Tourism Minister

Cruise ship is an important segment of the tourism industry of Mauritius, states Tourism Minister
Date:January 20, 2020|Domain:Tourism

GIS – 20 January, 2020: The cruise ship is an important segment of the tourism industry, geared towards bringing more tourists in Mauritius, stated the Minister of Tourism, Mr Georges Pierre Lesjongard, today, during a visit with stakeholders on boa


SUS Island Project: Award of Certificates to taxi drivers operating with hotels

SUS Island Project: Award of Certificates to taxi drivers operating with hotels
Date:December 12, 2019|Domain:Tourism

GIS– 12 December, 2019: Some 150 taxi drivers who operate with hotels around Mauritius received, yesterday, a certificate in 'Quality Taxis for a better Tourist Destination' under the SUS Island Project. The Ambassador of the European Union in Mauri