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Pope Francis travels to Mauritius, Mozambique and Madagascar

Pope Francis travels to Mauritius, Mozambique and Madagascar

The Catholic Pope Francis' three-nation tour started in Mozambique and will end in the island of Mauritius. The last ... Read More

Mauritius: Island paradise opens up to East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi

Mauritius: Island paradise opens up to East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi

Mauritius is firmly established as a favored destination for South African travelers, and now the Indian Ocean island is ... Read More

Air Seychelles launches new Airbus A320neo

Air Seychelles launches new Airbus A320neo

The arrival of a second Airbus A320neo aircraft for Air Seychelles in February or March next year will greatly ... Read More

Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

As soon as Air Mauritius confirmed it would begin flights between the Mauritius capital of Port Louis and Mahe ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was ... Read More

Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo jet

Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo jet

Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The ... Read More

Air Mauritius confirms it will resume flights to Seychelles after 15 years

Air Mauritius confirms it will resume flights to Seychelles after 15 years

The Mauritian press has confirmed that Air Mauritius will return to Mahé the main island of Seychelles. It was ... Read More

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

While there are many ways to get around Mauritius, car rentals remain a popular option. From visits to quant ... Read More

Renewed losses for Air Mauritius pose major threat

Renewed losses for Air Mauritius pose major threat

Compared to the previous financial year, when the airline showed a profit of over 10 million euros, the fortunes ... Read More

Mauritius – Mozambique developing tourism partnership

Mauritius – Mozambique developing tourism partnership

The signature of an MOU in the field of tourism was signed last week between the Tourism Ministers of ... Read More

Mauritius Victoria urban terminal to be completed in 6 months

Mauritius Victoria urban terminal to be completed in 6 months

The Mauritius’ Victoria Bus Station, Victoria Urban Terminal, will be re-engineered into a key multimodal complex in July this ... Read More

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

Tropical Cycolone Cilida has intensified and the country’s local Meteorological Office has issued a class 2 cyclone warning as ... Read More

Vanilla Islands Pro-Am Tour 2018 set for Mauritius

Vanilla Islands Pro-Am Tour 2018 set for Mauritius

If you were to close your eyes and think of the best places in the world to play golf, ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board partnered with Air Seychelles on joint destination training and sales call

Seychelles Tourism Board partnered with Air Seychelles on joint destination training and sales call

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) collaborated with the country’s national airline, Air Seychelles, on a joint destination training workshop ... Read More

Mauritius Festival International Kreol 2018 launched

Mauritius Festival International Kreol 2018 launched

Mauritius tourism celebrates the  "Festival International Kreol 2017" opening. The festival was opened by Minister Anil Gayan, the Minister ... Read More

Vanilla Islands serving the African Tourism Board

Vanilla Islands serving the African Tourism Board

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Pascal Viroleau, CEO of the Vanilla Islands ... Read More

Search for oil to begin in popular tourist destinations: Seychelles and Mauritius

Search for oil to begin in popular tourist destinations: Seychelles and Mauritius

The Mascarene Plateau, situated to the southeast of the Seychelles Exclusive Economic Zone is jointly managed by Seychelles and ... Read More

Thousands turn out for Outbound Travel Fair of Mauritius

Thousands turn out for Outbound Travel Fair of Mauritius

Mauritius staged its Outbound Travel Fair last weekend and thousands turned up to benefit from the discounted packages that ... Read More

Veling Aviation of the Indian Ocean making inroads

Veling Aviation of the Indian Ocean making inroads

Veling Group is now a leading name in aviation in the Indian Ocean. The Chairman and MD hails from ... Read More

Seychelles, Mauritius, Reunion at Salon IFTM Top Resa Paris

Seychelles, Mauritius, Reunion at Salon IFTM Top Resa Paris

The 40th edition of Salon IFTM Top Resa of Paris - France is held annually at Pte de Versailles ... Read More

Mauritius Tourism Figures up 8.3%

Mauritius Tourism Figures up 8.3%

Mauritius Tourism continues to be consolidated with latest figures issued confirm positive growth for the island's tourism industry. Tourist ... Read More

British Indian Ocean Territory: Was Mauritius strong armed by UK and USA?

British Indian Ocean Territory: Was Mauritius strong armed by UK and USA?

The British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) is a British overseas territory of the United Kingdom situated in the Indian Ocean halfway between Tanzania and Indonesia. Mauritius wants control ... Read More

Mauritius and Seychelles Tourism Ministers exchange ideas

Mauritius and Seychelles Tourism Ministers exchange ideas

The Mauritius Minister of Tourism Anil Gayan was on a working visit in Seychelles last week and held discussions ... Read More

Marketing Mauritius as affordable luxury

Marketing Mauritius as affordable luxury

Mauritius, being marketed as an affordable luxury destination, is targeting 120,000 tourists from India by 2020, up from the ... Read More

Mauritius Tourism Ministry expects 5% growth in visitors arrival

Mauritius Tourism Ministry expects 5% growth in visitors arrival

Mauritius is attracting more and more tourists and a growth of 5% is now expected announces the Minister of ... Read More

LUX* Resorts & Hotels: Best sustainable practices

LUX* Resorts & Hotels: Best sustainable practices

Eight audited LUX* properties have secured the Green Globe status. LUX* Resorts & Hotels does business sustainably and in ... Read More

Former Etihad Aviation VP Vijay Poonoosamy now Director at Q1 in Singapore

Former Etihad Aviation VP Vijay Poonoosamy now Director at Q1 in Singapore

Vijay Poonoosamy, former VP  surprisingly called it quit for Etihad Airways on December 8 and left the national carrier ... Read More

Green Globe Certification awarded to LUX* Resorts & Hotels

Green Globe Certification awarded to LUX* Resorts & Hotels

Green Globe congratulates LUX* Resorts & Hotels on earning certifications at 8 properties in Mauritius, La Réunion & Maldives. Read More

Taxi in London: Welcome to  Rodrigues Tourism Board

Taxi in London: Welcome to Rodrigues Tourism Board

The Rodrigues Tourism Board has chosen an original campaign to promote the Rodrigues destination to the British. English taxis ... Read More

New Airline Karthala Airways takes off

New Airline Karthala Airways takes off

The Comoros government is aiming to establish a national carrier by the name of Karthala Airways with technical assistance ... Read More

China- Mauritius: About to deepen bilateral relations

China- Mauritius: About to deepen bilateral relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Mauritius last Friday for a friendly visit to the country. Xi and his ... Read More

‘Major safety breach’: Drone flies dangerously close to Emirates A380

‘Major safety breach’: Drone flies dangerously close to Emirates A380

The drone community has condemned an operator for reckless flying after footage showed drone coming dangerously close the Airbus ... Read More

Tourism in Mauritius looks strong

Tourism in Mauritius looks strong

Mauritius’s hotel outlook is strong. This is according to the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report, ‘Hotels outlook: 2018-2022: South Africa – ... Read More

Mauritius passport for sale: Travel visa free to Russia, China and Schengen

Mauritius passport for sale: Travel visa free to Russia, China and Schengen

Mauritius announced last week that it would be offering foreigners the chance to obtain Mauritian citizenship in exchange for ... Read More