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Mauritius records 18 per cent growth in Indian tourist arrivals in 2015

As per the statistics shared by MTPA, 72,145 Indian tourists visited Mauritius in 2015. This is an increase of 18per cent as compared to 61,167 tourists who visited in 2014. Speaking on this subject, Mr Sanjay Sondhi, CEO, OM Tourism said that the growth was due to the stupendous efforts of the MTPA India team. He further added “We are looking forward to an even better 2016”. Vivek Anand, Country Manager said “We have seen a remarkable rise of Indian footfalls to Mauritius from all target groups i.e. FIT, MICE, Wedding, Families and honeymooners. I would like to thank all stakeholders for partnering MTPA in this endeavour. We have seen more wedding and MICE groups showing interest in Mauritius. We also initiated direct interaction with the consumers – promotions in malls and during Golf tournaments, Radio campaigns and a destination promotion series on NDTV Good Times anchored by Rocky and Mayur helped us to increase awareness about the destination. Anand added that “we expect the numbers to increase by another 20 per cent next year with more weddings and MICE groups visiting Mauritius. We will continue promoting Mauritius as a MICE, Wedding, Honeymoon, Adventure, Golf, Family and Luxury destination in 2016.”