NEWS & UPDATES

WINNERS OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM MAURITIUS AWARDS 2022 UNVEILED

May 16, 2022

Port-Louis, 11th May 2022 – The winners of the first Sustainable TourismMauritius Awards 2022 were crowned last night at Ravenala Attitude, Balaclava. The Sustainable Tourism Mauritius Awards 2022 is an initiative of theTourism Authority, under its project Sustainable Island Mauritius (SIM),which is co-funded by the European Union. “The winners are rewarded for keeping sight of…

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Expression of Interest to feature in Green Technology Providers Directory

March 31, 2022

The Sustainable Island Mauritius, under the Tourism Authority, will launch the first Directory of Green Technology Providers available on the island by May 2022. The directory will be in an e-brochure format, to make it more accessible to the greater public. A Green product/Green technology refers to a product that improve operational performancewhile also reducing…

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Sustainable Tourism Mauritius Awards 2022

March 23, 2022

Welcome to the first Sustainable Tourism Mauritius Awards 2022! More than ever, role models are needed who can drive change forward and use the crisis as an opportunity for real transformation. This Awards Ceremony will recognise the safest and most sustainable stakeholders in the tourism and hospitality industry, as well as local SMEs, rewarding the…

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Upcoming training for Tourist Drivers

February 4, 2022

Are you a taxi operator, driver of DMC’s, travel agency or driver operating in the tourism sector? This four training modules might be the right fit for you! The workshop will consist of: Heritage & History – 2h – Online session Culture, Folklore & Traditions – 3h – Online session Sustainable Tourism – 3h –…

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Announcing round 2 of our workshop: Develop your Sustainable Brand

January 26, 2022

As we did in 2021 we will have another round of the 5 week online workshop for Mauritian SMEs that produce products for the local and the tourism market and aim to become more sustainable, resilient, trendy and innovative. We have created an online formate due to the pandemic that targets Small and Medium-Sized Businesses,…

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

August 3, 2021

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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Workshop Series to empowering tour operators and hotels towards a sustainable re-starting of the tourism sector in Mauritius in the COVID-19 aftermath

July 27, 2021

Climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic and unsustainable consumption and production patterns are global challenges that severely affects our lives and compromises our ability to thrive in the future. In Mauritius, the tourism industry may overcome these challenges by integrating sustainability approaches in its value chains. It is with this in mind that the Sustainable Island…

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

June 21, 2021

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

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:…

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

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…

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