The notion of Sustainability in Rodrigues

Few places on earth rival the natural beauty of Rodrigues. Set in the middle of the Indian Ocean, this enchanting island is made up of some of the finest white sand, crystal blue waters, and pristine landscapes. The island welcomes thousands of tourists every year, and it’s up to each one of them to maintain…

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Fight against pollution with #RespekteMoris

Mauritians must change their attitude towards littering and be more responsible and conscious when handling wastes. From this notion came the idea of introducing the national clean-up campaign #RespekteMoris in July last year, a sustainable initiative in partnerships with the Ministry of Environment, Solid Waste Management and Climate Change, together with the European Union, local…

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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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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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Sustainable Products that are Locally Sourced and Locally Made

“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…

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Bis Lamer – Creating Awareness About Marine and Environmental Issues

The Rogers Group wants to promote sustainable tourism as it believes it minimises costs and maximises benefits for the natural environment as well as the local communities. Among the many initiatives Rogers promotes to improve lives and the environment in Mauritius is Bis Lamer – a mobile marine education unit, which is a collaboration with…

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Mauritian Hotel Group Restores Endemic Plants

SUNCARE is a non-profit organisation launched by the Mauritian hotel group Sun Resorts in 2016, as a way to collaborate with partners and build a community of people who believe all lives are equal. The non-profit’s initiatives focus on small, local, community-based actions that have a direct and powerful impact on individuals, communities, and the…

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