Articles tagged “mauritius”

Mauritius Seeks More Visitors From Growing African Middle Class

Mauritius Seeks More Visitors From Growing African Middle Class

Kervin Victor, Bloomberg

Today, only about 22 percent of visitors to Mauritius come from Africa. But with a growing middle class on the continent, Mauritius tourism officials say they want to attract more African visitors, including new ones from Nigeria.

2 years ago

Mauritius combats tourism lull caused by drop in European visitors

Mauritius combats tourism lull caused by drop in European visitors

Christina Vilbrin, Bloomberg

Island nations are often the most dependent on tourism and a dip in visitor numbers reverberates throughout the entire economy.

5 years ago

Mauritius fends off rivals Seychelles and Maldives to capture luxury market

Mauritius fends off rivals Seychelles and Maldives to capture luxury market

Nicki Grihault, The Daily Telegraph

Mauritius is largely benefitting from the Maldives political instability and regular press about the rising water levels.

5 years ago

Asian visitors replace Europeans as tourism grows in Mauritius

Asian visitors replace Europeans as tourism grows in Mauritius

Christina Vilbrin, Bloomberg

In a trend replaying itself in destinations around the globe, Asian travelers are more than making up for the loss of Europeans kept at home by the economic crisis.

6 years ago

Tourism to Mauritius was flat in 2012 despite Russian and Chinese help

Tourism to Mauritius was flat in 2012 despite Russian and Chinese help

EturboNews

Mauritius and its rivals in the Seychelles and the Maldives have a precarious, arms-race-style tourism based upon long-haul flights from Europe and a winner-takes-all mentality. As soon as the next new spot comes along they'll all be in the same boat.

6 years ago