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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

9 September 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

6 December 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.

Mauritius tourism surges

Mauritius tourism surges

19 August 2010 Tourism News

Mauritius has experienced a surge in tourism revenues in the first half of the year, boosted by strong growth in visitor numbers from Asia, particularly in India. However its core European markets remained sluggish, due to ongoing financial woes across the continent plus the weakness of the Euro.