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Workshop Series May & June 2021: How to become a sustainable & resilient business!

By admin | April 14, 2021

Learn about: • Trends & local challenges• Your impact• Evaluating & Innovating your products & services• Measuring your progress• Communicate the results! Download our flyer to see the agenda & experts that will support your journey to a better business! DATES: May 4, 18; June 1, 15, 29, 2021 TIME: Tuesdays 2pm – 5:30pm; LOCATION:…

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

By admin | March 30, 2021

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…

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

By admin | October 6, 2020

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…

Sustainable financing to support tourism actors in Mauritius

By admin | October 6, 2020

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…

Travel for a cause!

By admin | September 29, 2020

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…

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

By admin | September 28, 2020

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…

Green Hotel, Green Attitude

By admin | September 28, 2020

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…

SUS-ISLAND Kicks-Off the Sustainable Hotel Innovation Workshop and Technical Visits

By admin | November 20, 2019

Over 15% of greenhouse gas emissions in the tourism value chain is from the Mauritian hotel industry, and there is a significant potential to lower the tourism value chain footprint through a sustainable operation. On the handprint side, hotels have a large potential to further improve positive impacts to the local communities, the value chain…

DMC Mautourco Adopts New Sustainability Strategy

By admin | November 20, 2019

As the first pilot destination management company, Mautourco started its sustainable innovation journey with the SUS-ISLAND team in September 2018. After an interactive and inspiring 4- day workshop with the management team, 6 core sustainability principles were developed and implemented throughout the company´s operations. Now, this strategy is turned into action by the internal sustainability…

Sustainable Products that are Locally Sourced and Locally Made

By admin | November 20, 2019

“Start meaningful change through simple actions” is the idea behind the Mauritian brand The Strawz. This change can be as small as  eplacing single-use plastic straws with handmade and locally sourced bamboo straws – which is one of the many sustainable product ideas that are a part of their catalogue. ‘’We choose to work on…

Learn about: • Trends & local challenges• Your impact• Evaluating & Innovating your products & services• Measuring your progress• Communicate ...
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We have created an online only workshop due to the pandemic that targets Small and Medium-Sized Creative Businesses, Designers and ...
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The Mauritius Pro-Handprint Innovation Framework (MauPHI) has been developed in SIM as a hands-on set of standards that considers approaches ...
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