The example is Mauritius, but this scenario is true for numerous regions. With an average occupancy rate of 48% during peak season, small and medium hotels (SMHs) in Mauritius are no longer competitive as compared to large hotels (LHs). SMHs are challenged to survive in a market where competing solely on price no longer guarantees sustainability for the future. At the end of this article download the PDF for a detailed report by the University of Mauritius.
Small and medium sized hotels in Mauritius must adopt innovative business models in order to regain a foothold in the country’s changing accommodation marketplace,