Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority News

British visitors drive up tourism figures in Mauritius

British visitors drive up tourism figures in Mauritius

During the first quarter of 2016, Mauritius attracted 327,836 tourists, a 12.5 per cent increase over the previous year. Tourism revenues increase by 13.9 per cent, to MUR15 billion in the quarter. According to Statistics Mauritius, tourism revenue in 2016 will be 1.9 per cent higher than the previous forecast, after a surge in visitors during the first quarter.

Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort brings new spa options to guests

Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort brings new spa options to guests

7th Apr 2015 Hotel News Spa News

The Navasana Spa at the Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort has introduced ten new spa experiences. The ten new ones complement an existing selection of massages and the Rhassoul Ritual in the spa’s majestic hammam. The concept of the new offerings is to encourage a flexible and holistic approach to wellbeing while on holiday, as opposed to mere pampering.

Mauritius leads winners at the ACI Airport Service Quality Awards

Mauritius leads winners at the ACI Airport Service Quality Awards

17th Feb 2015 Airline News

Industry body Airports Council International has announced the recipients of the prestigious 2014 Airport Service Quality Awards. As the industry’s most comprehensive passenger service benchmarking tool, the ACI ASQ Survey has reliably captured passengers’ immediate appraisal from check-in through departure at the gate at more than 300 airports worldwide.

British visitors flock to Mauritius as airlift soars

British visitors flock to Mauritius as airlift soars

In August 2014, Mauritius welcomed 11,857 arrivals from the UK, a 20.5 per cent increase year on year compared to August 2013; higher than any other month in the past five years. The August arrival figures have had a positive effect on the cumulative arrivals to date, bringing the UK to an overall increase of 11.75 per cent over the period of January to August 2014 compared to the same period in 2013.

Starwood Hotels welcomes Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius

Starwood Hotels welcomes Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius

9th Sep 2014 Hotel News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Blue Ocean Park has announced the debut of the world-renowned Westin brand in Mauritius with the opening of The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius. Nestled in lush tropical gardens, the resort enjoys a pristine beachfront location in the historic Turtle Bay of Balaclava on the North West coast of the island.

Mauritius partners World Island Awards for inaugural event

Mauritius partners World Island Awards for inaugural event

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority has signed a deal to become the official partner of World Island Awards, a brand new event dedicated to promoting luxury tourism to island nations. The two-year agreement, which was signed at ITB Berlin 2011, comes hot on the heels of Mauritius being named one of the hottest destinations for 2011 by Futurebrand and British Airways, and being voted “World’s Leading Island Destination” at the 2010 World Travel Awards.

Delicious Mauritius

Delicious Mauritius

6th Dec 2010 Focus

There are over 200,000 islands in the world, but at last month’s World Travel Awards 2010 Grand Final, Mauritius was voted the finest of them all. BTN takes a closer look at why the paradise island is currently enjoying such a rich run of form.