Articles tagged “mauritius”

Tourism

Saudi Travelers to the Rescue of Mauritius as Chinese Turn Away

Saudi Arabia is an unexpected bonus for Mauritius as the China and UK markets soften, but it will do well for the island to look at itself for the slowdown instead of blaming external factors. Issues such as pollution, traffic jams and a lack of experiences will eventually turn off Saudi Arabians too.

Saudi Travelers to the Rescue of Mauritius as Chinese Turn Away

Tourism

Mauritius Seeks More Visitors From Growing African Middle Class

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.

Mauritius Seeks More Visitors From Growing African Middle Class

Tourism

Mauritius combats tourism lull caused by drop in European visitors

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

Mauritius combats tourism lull caused by drop in European visitors

Tourism

Mauritius fends off rivals Seychelles and Maldives to capture luxury market

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

Mauritius fends off rivals Seychelles and Maldives to capture luxury market

Tourism

Asian visitors replace Europeans as tourism grows in Mauritius

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.

Asian visitors replace Europeans as tourism grows in Mauritius

Tourism

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

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.

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