[TOURISM] An Increase Of 9.7 % in June 2016 compared to June 2015

This is what has emerged from a statement issued by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. Mauritius hosted 71,800 tourists in June, representing a growth of 9.7% compared to June 2015.

“With our low season campaign Maurice 365 on CNN, LCI, Eurosport, the tourism industry has once again surpassed. Congratulations to all, “enthuses the deputy prime minister, Xavier-Luc Duval.

The European market is experiencing exceptional growth of 22.9%. France resumed colors with an increase of 13.7% and Italy with 35% increase since a long time now.

Germany makes a phenomenal performance with a growth of 73%, and Spain with an increase of 114% and 4800 tourists, thanks to the coming of Evelop carrier.

For the first half of 2016, 586,400 tourists visited Mauritius, representing an increase of 9.8% compared to first half 2015.

Tourism Minister Xavier Duvale said that overall this represents a great performance with almost 10% growth.