Georges Pierre Lesjongard has been sworn in as the new minister of tourism of Mauritius. He takes his seat in the cabinet under the new government of Pravind Jugnauth, elected earlier this month.
Mauritius is making final preparations as it steps up to host the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. Leading travel industry figureheads from across Africa and the Indian Ocean will arrive to attend the event on June 1st.
With the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony set to visit the destination for the first time next month, Anil Gyan, minister of tourism for Mauritius, here tells us about his ambitions for the event. Speaking in Dubai at Arabian Travel Market, he also shares that the people of Mauritius are the secret to its tourism success.
Mauritius minister of tourism, Anil Gyan, is joined by World Travel Awards founder, Graham Cooke, to reveal the host hotel for the upcoming Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony during ITB Berlin.
As Mauritius seeks to diversify away from luxury beach breaks, minister of tourism Anil K Gayan here tells Breaking Travel News what else is on offer in the Indian Ocean destination. Speaking at World Travel Market in London he also explains how important the UK is as a source market for the hospitality sector in the country.
Taking home the title of Indian Ocean’s Leading Tourist Board, Amrita Craig, marketer with the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority, speaks to Breaking Travel News during the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony in Durban.
As the country celebrates its 50th anniversary of independence from the UK, Breaking Travel News talks with Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, minister of tourism, Mauritius, about how the destination will leverage the event. With the inaugural International Tourism Conference also set to take place this year, it is an exciting time for the country.
Mauritius celebrates its Independence Day every year on March 12th and this year carries extra significance as its marks the golden jubilee of the event. The tourism hotspot enjoys a public holiday to celebrate the anniversary of independence from Britain.
The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority has announced a six per cent increase in visitor arrivals from the UK market for 2017 when compared to the previous year. This significant growth has also resulted in the UK overtaking Reunion as Mauritius’ second biggest inbound market after France.