Mauritius culture communication cocktails and colour

first_imgMauritius’ most luxurious hoteliers were in town this week, exhibiting their properties and communicating the affable Mauritian culture at an exclusive cocktail event in Sydney.The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MPTA) hosted the evening at Le Bukhara Mauritian Indian Restaurant in Double Bay, providing Mauritian cuisine and entertainment, including a local dance troupe.Freshly prepared Mauritian cocktails were served, together with a variety of traditional and contemporary local dishes.Representatives from hotels such as Veranda Resorts, Sun Resorts, Lux Resorts, Sofitel, Starwood and Solis were invited to network, discuss and showcase future opportunities with the Australian industry members.The MPTA have travelled with the delegation to boost visitation from Australia and continue to build relations with the travel trade and media, visiting Perth, Sydney and Melbourne.B2B sessions and training expos were held in Perth and will be held in Melbourne for retail agents.Australia’s fascination with the unique culture, climate and colours of Mauritius continues to grow, as the number of Australians visiting Mauritius between January and May 2013 rose 3.3 percent.The informative and entertaining evening was sponsored by Air Mauritius, supporting the tourism bureau’s efforts by providing two return economy airfares for the incredible major prize package.Earlier this year Air Mauritius restored the Mauritius-Perth route to three-times weekly, highlighting the opportunity for growth as part of its ongoing five-year operations restructure plan.Source = e-Travel Blackboard: P.T. Raising awareness of Mauritius in Australia.last_img