MTPA Mauritius

MTPA readopts publicity slogan

On Thursday, at a workshop, the ‘old brand new’ chairman of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), Robert Desvaux, as described by Donald Payen, announced the reintroduction of the ‘Maurice c’est un plaisir’ (Mauritius it’s a pleasure) campaign. “It is sad that the country’s image has been tampered with under various slogans on the international [...]

19 Aug 2011, The Independent Daily

Mauritius will unveil the flight to Shanghai via Kuala Lampur on July 5

The minister of Tourism and Leisure, Nando Bodha, hopes to sell the Indian Ocean and eastern Africa to Chinese tourists in a package including South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana

30 Jun 2011,

MTPA rides high on water sports to promote tourism

Mauritius plays a key role in the South African Development Community (SADC) region. Keeping this in mind, the island, along with other African countries and Vanilla Islands, is organising certain events. This was stated by the director of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), Dr Karl Mootoosamy, who was speaking at the opening of the [...]

30 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily

MTPA, Naiade promote

The date for the third edition of the Indian Ocean Triathlon was announced during a press conference at the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) office on Monday. The event is being held by Naiade Events, VO2maxVoyages and MTPA, in collaboration with Mauritius Triathlon Federation. This event will be organised on November 13 and will act [...]

17 May 2011, The Independent Daily

Vanilla Islands project and its perspectives

Air Mauritius had decided to lower its ticket prices to make the project more accessible

31 Mar 2011,

MTPA invited 10 journalists of well read newspapers and magazines from Australia

The 10 Australian journalists were on their first visit to the island

29 Mar 2011,

MTPA markets island in Australia

The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) invited 10 journalists of well read newspapers and magazines from Australia for a press trip to Mauritius from March 23-28. Australia, which has a population of nearly 23 million inhabitants and approximately 6.8 million outbound tourists, shows immense potential for the local tourism industry. The 10 Australian journalists, who [...]

28 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

MTPA took a part in MITT, Russia’s number one travel exhibition

Mauritius target Russian tourists

24 Mar 2011,

China central TV crew on mission meets minister Bodha

With the new strategy and policy of the government to focus on emerging markets, the Ministry of Tourism and Leisure is putting all its efforts into attracting potential visitors from China to the island. A China Central Television (CCTV) crew composed of five people is in Mauritius for a promotional campaign of the island. CCTV [...]

21 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

Mauritius partners World Island Awards for inaugural event

The two-year agreement, which was signed at ITB Berlin 2011

12 Mar 2011,

BBC actress promotes Mauritius

Helen Atkinson-Wood, the lead actress of the famous BBC series Blackadder the Third, written by Ben Elton with the collaboration of Richard Curtis, is in Mauritius for a full two-page report. The report will be published in the British newspaper Mail on Sunday. Dr Karl Mootoosamy, director of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), welcomed [...]

09 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

Milan – La haute gastronomie mauricienne à l’honneur

Le Mauritius Food Festival, organisé en concomitance avec le BIT-International Tourism Exchange, est une célébration de la haute gastronomie mauricienne. Le Maio, un chic restaurant perché au 7 e étage... Read more »

01 Mar 2011, KotZot

Taste of local cuisine in Milan

The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) organized the ‘Festival Culinaire Mauricien’ in Italy, with partners like Air Mauritius, Beachcomber Hotels and the tour operator Best Tours. Some 85 persons from the tourism industry, including people from specialised magazines, travel agents and consumers were invited to the opening night. The Mauritius Food Festival, organized in concomitance [...]

01 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

Festival culinaire mauricien

L’excellence de la gastronomie mauricienne a émoustillé les papilles italiennes la semaine dernière à Milan à l’occasion d’un « Festival culinaire mauricien » qui s’est déroulé en concomitance avec le... Read more »

28 Feb 2011, KotZot

Abu Dhabi TV crew in island

The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) organised a press trip for an Abu Dhabi TV crew. Diana Khatib, anchor, and Abdelouahed Aznag were on the island from February 18 to 26.

26 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily

Ile Maurice présentée sur les chaines de télé arabes

À l’initiative de la Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), en collaboration avec Emirates Airlines, une équipe de tournage de ‘Mashaweer’ -une des émissions sur les voyages les plus connues du... Read more »

20 Feb 2011, KotZot

Maurice sans passeport – Plusieurs voyageurs pour Maurice refoulés à Paris

Plusieurs voyageurs se sont vus refuser l’accès à bord des avions en partance pour Maurice à l’aéroport de Paris parce qu’ils ignoraient la fin définitive de l’opération Maurice sans passeport... Read more »

17 Feb 2011, KotZot

Un million de touristes en 2011

” Atteindre un million de touristes en 2011. ” C’est l’objectif que se sont fixés les autorités, les opérateurs touristiques et les responsables d’Air Mauritius, qui ont eu une session... Read more »

15 Feb 2011, KotZot

La MTPA retarde une campagne pour “honeymooners”

L’Office du tourisme mauricien (MPTA) a décidé de retarder le lancement d’une campagne de promotion visant les honeymooners en Irlande, ont annoncé mercredi le ministre du Tourisme, Nando Bodha, et... Read more »

13 Feb 2011, KotZot

Promoting island wedding in Switzerland

With a growth of 21 per cent last year, Switzerland has justified the confidence that the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) placed in them.

08 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily