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World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the 26th Wrld Tavel Awards organized ... Read More

Mauritius Tourism appoints Saudi representative

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 14, 2019 22:46

Mauritius Tourism has appointed a tourism representative for the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) in Saudi Arabia. Read More

Mauritius tourism revenues down

editor editor- May 22, 2013 01:12

(eTN) - Figures just out about Mauritius’ tourism revenues, which show a decline of arrivals during Q1 of 2013 by 12.4 percent, have caused a storm of outrage across the ... Read More

Mauritius will organize a festival this year says Minister Sik Yuen

editor editor- May 20, 2013 01:11

Minister Michael Sik-Yuen, the Mauritius Minister responsible for Tourism, has been quoted in his island’s L'Express newspaper as having come back on an earlier decision he has stated in Parliament Read More

Mauritius Royal Raid event a boost for tourism

editor editor- May 14, 2013 08:27

The annual Royal Raid event held in Mauritius has gained in popularity over the years with more and more people taking part in the race, among them, two mountain-climbing world ... Read More

Mauritius tourism events cancelled

editor editor- April 18, 2013 01:08

The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) and the Ministry of Tourism of Mauritius confirmed that Mauritius will not be staging a second edition of their Shopping Fiesta and Carnival. Read More

Torrential rains on Mauritius claim at least 8 lives

editor editor- April 1, 2013 01:25

(eTN) - Reports coming in from Port Louis, the capital city of Mauritius, speaking of devastating rains sweeping across the island, causing deaths and widespread destruction, besides being the reason Read More

Party spokesperson calls sacking of MTPA Chairman misbehavior

editor editor- March 6, 2013 07:56

(eTN) - The recent sacking of Robert Desvaux from his position as Chairman of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) by the island’s Minister of Tourism Michael Sik Yuen has ... Read More

Mauritius tourism arrivals for 2012 described as flat

editor editor- March 4, 2013 04:42

(eTN) - Unfavorable market conditions in the main producer markets of France, Italy, the UK, and Germany were cited as reasons for the flat performance in terms of tourism arrivals, ... Read More

Creating tourism synergies

editor editor- August 16, 2012 00:47

The Mauritian Minister for Arts and Culture, Mr. Mookhesswur Choonee, has called on the Seychelles Vice President, Danny Faure, at State House last Tuesday morning. Read More

Mauritius President resigns, rejoins active politics as figurehead

editor editor- April 1, 2012 16:44

(eTN) - In a surprise move, at least as far as the timing was concerned, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, President of the Indian Ocean island state of Mauritius, tendered his resignation ... Read More

Mauritius and Seychelles to consolidate cultural ties

editor editor- March 31, 2012 07:08

The Mauritian Minister of Arts and Culture, Mookhesswur Choone, has pledged his support to open new areas of cultural cooperation with the Seychelles. Read More

Planetarium planned for Mauritius

editor editor- March 5, 2012 05:20

(eTN) - Information was received from Mauritius that funding has been secured to construct and equip a planetarium on the island, supposedly the first in this part of the world, ... Read More

Mauritius government divests some tourism assets

editor editor- November 29, 2011 08:41

(eTN) - It was learned over the weekend that the Mauritius government intends to divest from some tourism-related interest in order to bring in cash for other purposes. Read More

Mauritius tourism officials quit over political upheavals

editor editor- August 15, 2011 02:43

(eTN) - Two senior officials in the Mauritius Ministry of Tourism and Leisure, the Director General of the Tourism Authority and the Director of the Economic Intelligence Unit, resigned earlier ... Read More