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Mauritius has received over 500,000 visitors since October last year when the country reopened its borders. The landmark figure was disclosed as the Indian Ocean island nation announced a further easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
This is in response to its successful vaccination campaign and resultant low infection rate.
From J… read more
Until now, only Air France, the French state-owned airline, has connected France to Benin. The Beninese authorities have decided to break this monopoly in order to guarantee competitive prices and strengthen the connection between their territory and the European country.
Corsair will connect Paris (Orly) to Cotonou fr… read more
Mauritius is a very popular destination for South Africans. It is expected that demand will continue to increase during the summer holidays. South African Airways (SAA) has been authorised to operate on Mauritian soil again on 1 March 2022, after travel restrictions were eased.
From next month, South African Airways (SAA) … read more
While 2021/22 was a disappointment for the South African cruise sector thanks to the Omicron variant, 2022/23 is looking to be much better, with 48 roundtrip itineraries scheduled.
The emergence of the Omicron variant in late 2021 forced many cruise lines to cancel their planned homeporting seasons in Cape Town, and when MSC Cruises pushed… read more
Africa’s travel and tourism trade will be key to South African Airways’ strategy in connecting the continent. The Airline’s Commercial Director Simon Newton-Smith has said.
The Airline in a breakfast meeting with trade partners and stakeholders on the sidelines of last week’s Africa’s Travel Indaba revealed several initiatives the c… read more
Emirates Airline signed another agreement with a tourist authority to jointly promote travel—this time to the Indian Ocean island Mauritius.
Emirates plans to increase its current service between Dubai (DXB) and Mauritius (MRU), located east of Madagascar, from 9X-weekly to 2X-daily fr… read more
MSC Cruises has rolled out an early booking promotion for its 2022/23 cruise season out of Durban, with free drinks packages on offer for guests who book this week. For any guests who book before Friday, May 20th, they’ll get a drinks package free, as long as the booking is for a Bella Balcony cabin or above.
“Whether yo… read more
The first Sustainable Tourism Mauritius Awards 2022 was held, yesterday, at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava, in a bid to reward the safest and most sustainable stakeholders in the Tourism and Hospitality industry, as well as local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and recognise their genuine efforts to improve their businesses… read more
AIDA Cruises will be sending AIDAsol on its 2023 World Cruise itinerary, marking the ship’s second time sailing the grand voyage for the cruise line, and her first time visiting South Africa. AIDAsol’s 2023 World Cruise is open for sale now, offering 43 ports of call in 20 countries on 4 continents, including several ports i… read more
Saudia Airlines resumes direct flights to Mauritius 3 times a week. With the resumption of flights Saudis are now able to travel again into this magnificent destination, and enjoy what this paradise island has to offer.
From the start Saudis visiting Mauritius will instantly feel welcome, they are treated to a warm attitude b… read more