Tourist arrivals in Mauritius jump up

Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritius received a total of 101,138 tourists in the month of May 2018 as compared to 96,557 in May 2017, an increase of 4.7%, according to the monthly report published by the Statistics Unit of the Ministry of Tourism.

Furthermore, the statistics showed that 562,520 tourists visited Mauritius from January to May 2018 as compared to 547,671 for the same period in 2017, an increase of 2.7%.  

It said growth has been registered in arrivals from Germany (+30.3%), France (+9.7%), United Kingdom (+0.9%), India (+13.1%), South Africa (+12.0%), Saudi Arabia (+259.6%), Netherlands (+32.5%) and Czech Republic (+29.4%).

Tourism is one of the major pillars of the island’s economy with about 1.4 million tourist arrivals every year.
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