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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

Mauritius introduces new "Golfing Mauritius Pass" to golf-loving holidaymakers

Mauritius introduces new "Golfing Mauritius Pass" to golf-loving holidaymakers Keen golfers planning a Mauritius holiday will now be able to benefit from the newly-launched "Golfing Mauritius Pass", a ticket enabling them to enjoy a minimum of two rounds at all of Mauritius' nine championship 18-hole courses.

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Mauritius celebrates the double-digit growth of its travel industry

The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority has announced that the island nation received an 11 per cent increase in international visitors in 2016. According to the Tourism Authority, the idyllic island in the Indian Ocean received 1.28 million tourists last year, beating the 1.15 million recorded in 2015. There was also a nine per cent increase in travellers from the United Kingdom.

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Bernhard Haechler takes General Manager role at Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius

Bernhard Haechler has been appointed as the new General Manager of Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa in Mauritius. Haechler has dual Swiss and South African nationality, and he brings more than 20 years of senior management level experience and expertise to the role. He will be responsible for overseeing operations and teams at the 200-room luxury hotel.

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Veranda Resorts brings a bright dose of Mauritian sunshine to The Holiday Place

Updating everyone on the latest and newest about Veranda Resorts' collection of stunning retreats in beautiful Mauritius, Amy Wojdygowski, Sales Manager at Veranda Leisure and Hospitality, came down to The Holiday Place last Monday and brought over a ray of Mauritian sunshine to warm us all up. Keep reading to find out what we learnt about their five Mauritian properties.

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Maradiva's Annual White Party held

Luxury destination Maradiva Villas Resorts and Spa held its annual White Party, an extravagant bash hosted by CEO Sanjiv Ramdanee to thank Maradiva’s supporters and guests. With hundreds of suppliers and partners in the tourism industry, in addition to resident guests, Maradiva’s White Party is a highly anticipated event, held against the spectacular backdrop of lush gardens and Tamarin Bay.

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New junior suites coming to Anahita Golf and Spa in Mauritius

One of the premiere resorts for holiday travel to Mauritius is set to soon include an array of impressive new choices when it comes to lodging. Anahita Golf & Spa plans to offer one-bedroom Junior Suites in the coming months, providing another option in accommodations added to the resort's already impressive selection of rooms and amenities.

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Tourist Arrivals in Mauritius increase in first quarter of 2016

The idyllic island nation of Mauritius has recorded an increase of British holidaymakers in the first quarter of 2016. The country received a total of 327,836 international tourists, and an 8.5 per cent increase in British travellers. More than 1.2 million tourists are expected to visit in Mauritius in 2016 to soak up the sunshine and relax on its powder-soft beaches.

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First Golfer's Choice Awards rank Anahita as Best Golf Course in Mauritius

The Anahita Golf Course has been voted as the No.1 Golf Course in Mauritius in 2015 by members of Leadingcourses.com. The golf course review site is used by golf players who rank courses all around the world. Managed by Four Seasons, the 18-hole par 72 golf course at Anahita was designed by Ernie Els & Bernhard Lange and has six oceanfront holes, making it one of the most spectacular courses in the world.

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Constance Le Prince Maurice Mauritius receives Green Globe certification

Constance Le Prince Maurice Mauritius has been recertified by Green Globe after it scored 80 per cent in its recent evaluation. The luxury hotel in Mauritius is one of six Constance Hotels and Resorts, and last year it implemented several environmental initiative including tree planting activities, recycling programmes, and the clean-up of abandoned land in Poste de Flacq.

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Attitude Hotels updates The Holiday Place on their "Otentik" holiday resorts in Mauritius

Representing Mauritian hotel chain, Attitude, the lovely and bubby Olivia Knight came down to The Holiday Place's headquarters last Thursday to train our senior travel experts and advisors on their properties and give us the heads up on all the updates and new promotions at their collection of innovative all-inclusive resorts with a touch of added refinement and sophistication. Standing out in the crowd where most Mauritius resort offer Half Board as the norm, Attitude brings a decidedly fresh take on the all-inclusive package with a modern twist and plenty of perks. We looked at The Ravenala, The Zilwa and The Tropical in more detail.

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Mauritius introduces new "Golfing Mauritius Pass" to golf-loving holidaymakers

Mauritius introduces new "Golfing Mauritius Pass" to golf-loving holidaymakers Keen golfers planning a Mauritius holiday will now be able to benefit from the newly-launched "Golfing Mauritius Pass", a ticket enabling them to enjoy a minimum of two rounds at all of Mauritius' nine championship 18-hole courses.

Mauritius celebrates the double-digit growth of its travel industry

The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority has announced that the island nation received an 11 per cent increase in international visitors in 2016. According to the Tourism Authority, the idyllic island in the Indian Ocean received 1.28 million tourists last year, beating the 1.15 million recorded in 2015. There was also a nine per cent increase in travellers from the United Kingdom.

Bernhard Haechler takes General Manager role at Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius

Bernhard Haechler has been appointed as the new General Manager of Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa in Mauritius. Haechler has dual Swiss and South African nationality, and he brings more than 20 years of senior management level experience and expertise to the role. He will be responsible for overseeing operations and teams at the 200-room luxury hotel.