We now can co-create the tourism industry of tomorrow #MauritiusNow

by Mr Nilen Vencadasmy, Chairman of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) The 15th July 2021 marked an important milestone for Mauritius as the Indian Ocean paradise opened its borders to international travellers, both vaccinated and non-vaccinated, under strict sanitary protocol. Mauritius has been very cautious since the outbreak of this pandemic and this approach…

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Valoriser la créativité artisanale en vue du développement durable / Increasing Value for Mauritian Handicraft and Design Sector Through Sustainability

View Post Artisans et créateurs : comment produire, booster et intégrer votre activité dans le secteur du tourisme durable ? Nous avons abordé la question avec 15 petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) à travers l’île qui confectionnent des produits faits main pour la clientèle touristique et les consommateurs locaux. Nous avons accueilli plusieurs collaborateurs allant…

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Workshop April & May 2021: Learn how sustainable design can add value to your products and strengthen your brand

We have created an online only workshop due to the pandemic that targets Small and Medium-Sized Creative Businesses, Designers and Crafters. We will dive into sustainable design principles including technical and non-technical options to better your brand in the context of Mauritius. We will also look at global design/tourism trends and expectations of local customers…

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Beneficiaries to get support for obtaining the National Sustainable Tourism Management System Certification MS 165 are announced

The Mauritius Pro-Handprint Innovation Framework (MauPHI) has been developed in SIM as a hands-on set of standards that considers approaches to limit the negative impacts on the environment while on the other side developing marketable handprint products that support inclusive tourism, social stability, cultural and heritage enhancement, economic benefits to the value chains, indirect and…

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Sustainable financing to support tourism actors in Mauritius

On 27 – 28 July 2020 the Sustainable Island Mauritius project co-organised a 2-day workshop on ‘Financial support and schemes to the tourism sector’ for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) together with SME Mauritius. The workshop’s goal was to inform tourism SMEs about existing financial schemes for COVID-19 recovery as well as about access to…

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Travel for a cause!

MESSAGE BY LINDSAY MORVAN – DIRECTOR OF THE MAURITIAN TOURISM AUTHORITY The Tourism sector is facing tough challenges for obvious current reasons. The Covid-19 pandemic, since mid-March 2020, has put all of us in a challenging situation. Tourist arrivals have stopped since and many of our operators who work directly with tourists have been forced…

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My Pop-Up Store is seeking partnerships to grow local talent and creativity

My Pop-Up Store (MPUS) offers only the very best “Made in Mauritius” brands and displays an artful array of eye-catching quality products, creating a different and inspiring way for Locals, Expats and Tourists to interact with our local brands, learn about Mauritian craftsmanship, art and design and bring home an authentic quality souvenir. MPUS was…

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Green Hotel, Green Attitude

The hotel group ‘Attitude’ was established in 2008. It set out to promote the Mauritian ‘art de vivre’ or ‘way of life’. Following the launch of Green Attitude programme in 2010 at the first two Attitude hotels, the Green Attitude Foundation was established in 2014. Ever since, the hotel group has been committed to protecting…

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