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Mauritius Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island nation, is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. The mountainous interior includes Black River Gorges National Park, with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife like the flying fox. Capital Port Louis has sites such as the Champs de Mars horse track, Eureka plantation house and 18th-century Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens.

Mauritius PM calls for equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines internationally

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 20, 2020 15:55

A strong public healthcare infrastructure and the development of a multi-layered response driven by scientific and medical data lie at the core of every successful effort to contain the COVID-19 ... Read More

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii and Thailand: Smiling behind a mask

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 23, 2020 00:06

How can you smile behind a mask? Outrigger Hotels and Resorts may be a shining example to document how the Aloha Smile in Hawaii and the Amazing Thailand Smile is ... Read More

ITIC Tourism Investment Summit follows WTM in going virtual

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 16, 2020 21:20

After WTM announced they are going virtual, ITIC management has announced today that our annual tourism investment event in partnership with WTM will be held on a virtual platform, due ... Read More

Government Rethinking Mauritius Tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- September 3, 2020 01:52

"We need to make of the difficult situation we are confronted with, an opportunity to rethink Mauritius tourism as well as its future, and government is working in partnership with ... Read More

Mauritius is fighting for the survival of its tourism industry with thousands of residents joining in

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 10, 2020 08:53

Mauritius is in a fight for the survival of their much-needed tourism industry. The people of Mauritius showed resilience when strict rules and discipline kept COVID-19 out of the country. ... Read More

Second disaster struck Mauritius after COVID-19 was defeated

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 9, 2020 08:35

A disaster of enormous proportion is unfolding in the Indian Ocean Republic of Mauritius. The country just overcame Coronavirus, and an environmental challenge may set the island nation back. eTN ... Read More

WTM London partners with ITIC to launch an Investment Summit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 31, 2020 04:44

WTM London and ITIC will come up together to host a tourism investment summit that will help recover businesses and restore travelers’ confidence after the COVID-19 pandemic. The World Travel ... Read More

German Travel Warnings for Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Namibia challenged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 11, 2020 06:45

In Germany, two tour operators specialists in travel to Africa have filed a legal action at the Berlin Administrative Court for a temporary injunction to have the German Foreign Office's ... Read More

Africa Safari Tour Specialists in Germany Seek Court Order Over Travel Warning

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 16, 2020 21:22

Two leading Africa safari tour specialists in Germany have filed a legal application with the Berlin Administrative Court for a temporary injunction to have the German Foreign Office's worldwide travel ... Read More

Dr. Taleb Rifai and Ibrahim Ayoub: A winning team also known as ITIC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2020 19:35

Ibrahim Ayoub and Dr. Taleb Rifai are behind ITIC, the producer of yesterday's "Future of Travel & Tourism Financial Strategies for Recovery" Conference. In cooperation with the World Travel Market ... Read More

Air France to Mauritius: Flights Resume June 15

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 2, 2020 19:28

Air France plans to resume most of its flights to Africa from July 3. However. some destinations will be served earlier. This is the case for the Air France to ... Read More

Mauritius says good bye to tourism and foreign visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2020 03:24

Mauritius as of March 18 has 3 cases of Coronavirus. The Mauritian Prime Minister announced from 10 am, March 19 the Indian Ocean country will ban the arrival of all ... Read More

10 simple ways to save on your Car Rental in Mauritius

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 1, 2020 10:46

Traveling abroad to a high-end destination like Mauritius Island is very costly for many travelers. The top expensive in the checklist is the hotel room price and air fares which ... Read More

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mauritius Places 5 in Quarantine

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 30, 2020 02:34

The world is reacting to the coronavirus outbreak. Mauritius is being proactive in its drive to protect Mauritius and its people. In Seychelles many are afraid that this disease will ... Read More

Cyclone warning class II is in force in Mauritius

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2020 10:22

Visitors and the public in Mauritius is advised to maintain all preliminary precautions and a cyclone warning class 2 is currently in force.Weather at Mauritius will be cloudy with intermittent ... Read More

Vanilla Island Tourism started 2020 with challenges

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 5, 2020 07:58

The Vanilla Island Region is tourism cooperation between Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion Island, Seychelles The recent shark attack that took place on Praslin island, Seychelles as a visitor was ... Read More

Cyclones on attack in Fiji, Tonga and Mauritius

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2019 08:47

Cyclones are on the attack in the Pacific and the Indian Ocean. One person was killed in Fiji and one was missing as tropical cyclone Sarai battered the country with ... Read More

ATB welcomes Georges Pierre Lesjongard: New Minister of Tourism Mauritius

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 27, 2019 08:16

Georges Pierre Lesjongard, also known as Joe Lesjongard has been sworn in as the new minister of Tourism of Mauritius as of November 12. This is under the new government ... Read More

Top 10 advantages of hiring a car with Pingouin Car Rental in Mauritius

editor editor- November 15, 2019 00:37

Overview Pingouin Car Rental is a local car rental company located at Level 0, Car Rental Booth, Counter No.9, SSR International Airport, Plaine Magnien 51520, Mauritius. If you are travelling ... Read More

African Tourism Board applauds IATA address to the African Airline Association

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 11, 2019 09:30

“Across the African continent, the promise and potential of aviation is rich. Already it supports USD 55.8 billion in economic activity and 6.2 million jobs. And, as demand more than ... Read More

Omarjee Aviation with Alitalia in Mauritius

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- October 31, 2019 22:15

Omarjee Aviation of Mauritius is on record saying "Welcome back Alitalia! We look forward welcoming you on board during this season. 3 times weekly from Mauritius to Rome." Alitalia has ... Read More

Pope Francis travels to Mauritius, Mozambique and Madagascar

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- September 9, 2019 21:33

The Catholic Pope Francis' three-nation tour started in Mozambique and will end in the island of Mauritius. The last pope to visit Madagascar was John Paul II 30 years ago. ... Read More

Mauritius: Island paradise opens up to East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 14, 2019 19:05

Mauritius is firmly established as a favored destination for South African travelers, and now the Indian Ocean island is attracting visitors from Kenya and East Africa with daily direct flights ... Read More

Air Seychelles launches new Airbus A320neo

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- August 12, 2019 22:03

The arrival of a second Airbus A320neo aircraft for Air Seychelles in February or March next year will greatly improve connectivity within the Indian Ocean region, the airline’s chief executive ... Read More

Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019 01:20

As soon as Air Mauritius confirmed it would begin flights between the Mauritius capital of Port Louis and Mahe in Seychelles, Air Seychelles responded with its own enticement. Beginning July ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:37

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism Board today. PMAESA is a non-profit intergovernmental body based in ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 10:00

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination is perfect for any airlines wanting to partner with us", ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:13

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during a brainstorming session held last month held at Hennessy Park ... Read More

Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 15:16

Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The National carrier of the Republic of Mauritius is the first A330neo ... Read More

Air Mauritius confirms it will resume flights to Seychelles after 15 years

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 17, 2019 01:04

The Mauritian press has confirmed that Air Mauritius will return to Mahé the main island of Seychelles. It was several weeks since the rumor has been circulating, and finally the ... Read More

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

editor editor- April 12, 2019 22:18

While there are many ways to get around Mauritius, car rentals remain a popular option. From visits to quant villages to coastal drives, to visiting cultural attractions and, of course, ... Read More

Renewed losses for Air Mauritius pose major threat

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 26, 2019 00:13

Compared to the previous financial year, when the airline showed a profit of over 10 million euros, the fortunes of Air Mauritius have reversed with the first 9 months of ... Read More

Mauritius – Mozambique developing tourism partnership

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 5, 2019 01:18

The signature of an MOU in the field of tourism was signed last week between the Tourism Ministers of Mauritius and Mozambique. The signature of the MOU took place following ... Read More

Mauritius Victoria urban terminal to be completed in 6 months

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 21, 2019 21:24

The Mauritius’ Victoria Bus Station, Victoria Urban Terminal, will be re-engineered into a key multimodal complex in July this year. Read More

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

editor editor- December 21, 2018 18:58

Tropical Cycolone Cilida has intensified and the country’s local Meteorological Office has issued a class 2 cyclone warning as of 1610 hours today. Read More

Vanilla Islands Pro-Am Tour 2018 set for Mauritius

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- November 26, 2018 15:17

If you were to close your eyes and think of the best places in the world to play golf, you will probably immediately think of the world-class courses that have ... Read More

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