Mauritius PM: 'Tourism is the most globally competitive sector of our economy'

8 December, 2017

Mauritius' Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth stated (07-Dec-2017) tourism was "one of our most dynamic industries in the past four decades", growing quantitatively at a fast pace, improving qualitatively with more diversified and upmarket products and undergoing "necessary structural changes to build resilience". He added: "It has proved over the years to be one of the most globally competitive sectors of our economy". Annual visitors increased from around 100,000 to over one million over the past 40 years and the number of hotels increased from around 40 to 110 over the same period. [more - original PR]