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The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) has announced a nine per cent increase in visitor arrivals from the UK market for the first quarter of 2018.

For the period from January-March, the UK growth can be attributed to the widespread refurbishment of many of the island’s products and services.

With 2018 marking Mauritius 50th anniversary of independence, the MTPA is working closely with UK agents and trade partners to raise awareness of the broad range of holiday options that the island has to offer.

In 2018, the tourist board will host its popular regional roadshow event for agents up and down the country and will also host multiple FAM trips throughout the year to further educate agents on the destination. Mauritius beach

The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority’s Golf and Spa Day will also take place in June 2018 for the third consecutive year.

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The beauty of Mauritius is beyond words. Rich with lush forest, wild waterfalls, unique wildlife, Rocky Mountains, white sand beaches and breathtaking crystal clear turquoise lagoons, Mauritius is a dream holiday destination for tourists from all over the world.

Mauritius possesses a wide range of natural attractions as well as many man-made attractions, all for you to enjoy a sub-tropical climate, clear postcard beaches, calm sea conditions, tropical fauna and flora complemented by a multi-ethnic and cultural population that is friendly and welcoming.

These tourism assets are Mauritius’ main strength, especially since they are backed up by top class beach resorts and hotels, reliable and operational services and infrastructures.

The tourism sector is one of the main pillars of the local economy, and created 30,000 full time job equivalents in 2000 and the number today it is estimated that almost 40,000 has full direct employment in the tourism sector.

The number of resorts and hotels along Mauritius coastline is increasing every year to accommodate the increasing number of tourists visiting the Island.

Tourists visiting Mauritius are primarily European, mainly French and British.


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