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[Economy ExpertSpeak] Michael Sik Yuen: Closer ties with Emirates a big boost for Mauritius tourism

Mauritius Tourism minister Michael Sik Yuen continued his interview to AfricaMoney by elaborating on how a deepening relationship with Emirates was gradually resolving air connectivity woes. He also commented on the visibility of Mauritius in the Middle East, stating that closer ties with Dubai’s premier airlines was also helping Mauritius gain greater visibility in the Gulf Council Countries. To conclude, the minister also gave his views on untapped markets such

Vanilla Islands’ representatives meet at 2014 ITB Tourism Trade Fair

The Mauritius stand at the Internationale Tourismus Börse (ITB) Berlin, one of the most important tourism trade fairs globally, was recently privy to an important meeting between Vanilla Islands’ representatives. Pascal Viroleau, the CEO of the Vanilla Islands Organisation, convened a meeting of all representatives of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands who were in Berlin for the 2014 ITB tourism trade fair. The primary objective of the meeting was to

[Equal Opportunities Commission] Comment Michael Sik Yuen a été forcé à s’excuser

Michael Sik Yuen est un habitué des communiqués. Après en avoir régulièrement émis à l’intention de son ancien parti, le PMSD, le ministre du Tourisme s’est fendu d’une nouvelle missive ce mercredi. C’est quasiment sous la contrainte que Michael Sik Yuen a agi cette fois-ci. Car s’il ne l’avait pas fait, c’est devant l’Equal Opportunities Tribunal (EOT) qu’il aurait dû aller s’expliquer. Du moins, c’est ce qu’il a craint. « L’affaire Sik

Mauritius star rises in China; wins multiple tourism awards

Mauritius will receive three awards in China after being ranked 9th in the “Top 10 Best Overseas City” and 2nd in the “Top 10 Island Destinations” for the year 2013, by the Ctrip group, leader in the travel and tourism industry in China, and “The Best Emerging Island Destination” by the Chinese magazine Voyage, specialising in high-end tourism. For this occasion a prestigious ceremony will be held today, February 28,

Turkish Airlines to run 3-4 weekly Mauritius flights from October

Mauritius is likely to play host to increasing tourists from Turkey come October, with Turkish Airlines set to launch three to four weekly flights to connect Istanbul and Mauritius via Madagascar. Also, direct flights between Mauritius and Istanbul may not be far off, as Turkish Airlines stated that it would consider operating direct flights to Mauritius, but only after several operations, in view of increasing the connectivity between the two

Emirates and MTPA set to boost Mauritius tourism in Middle-East

Emirates airlines and the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) will engage in an intensive marketing campaign next week to promote Mauritius tourism in the Middle East. The Mauritian delegation, led by Tourism Minister Michael Sik Yuen, and MTPA Director Karl Mootoosamy, will visit the key markets of Riyadh, Jeddah, Doha, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Dubai from February 2 to 10, 2014. “Mauritius, a dream destination for travellers, is without any

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