By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 27th February:- MTPA India conducted a five city Roadshow in Chandigarh, Pune, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Kolkata from 27th February to 4th March 2017. The objective of the event was to offer Indian travel partners an opportunity to become acquainted with the destination and meet the hoteliers, DMCs and activity companies.
Sanjay Sondhi, Managing Director, OM Tourism said that this Roadshow will serve as a great platform for the Indian tour operators to have a meaningful dialogue with the 23 suppliers from Mauritius that include hotels, DMCs and activity companies.
The Roadshow was led by Vivek Anand, Country Manager; MTPA India said that the response of the travel trade partners was amazing. The objective of the Roadshow was to update the travel fraternity and help them forge business ties with the Mauritius suppliers. He added that we have seen a growth of 15% in Indian tourist arrivals last year, taking the number to 83,000. We are targeting 100,000 tourists in 2017, which is an increase of 20% over 2016. We expect a healthy growth in the MICE and Wedding segment and will be promoting Mauritius as a destination ‘Beyond the Beach’. More and more Indian travelers are planning to travel to the affordable luxury destination, Mauritius. We are getting enquiries for a few Indian weddings. Producers are also showing interest in shooting Bollywood movies in Mauritius.
Vivek Anand, while describing the tagline “Mauritius- It’s a pleasure” said that Mauritius offers amazing activities for adventure lovers like sky diving, zip lining, quad biking, sea karting, submarine rides, helicopter tours and also a life time experience of walking with the lions. Rum and tea tasting tours are also gaining popularity among the tourists. Those who are sports minded, can enjoy a game of Golf at one of the many championship level courses in Mauritius. Indians, while in Mauritius, will definitely enjoy long drives, shopping, night life, delicious cuisine or simply rejuvenate themselves at the world class spas. Mauritius is a perfect MICE destination. Besides its natural splendor, the island has all the key facilities required for organizing successful meetings, conferences and events. Luxurious hotel accommodation and DMCs geared towards providing all facilities required for large Indian weddings has made Mauritius a popular wedding destination.
About Mauritius: Mauritius is a sparkling crystal in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. “Mauritius – it’s a pleasure” is apt to describe the unique and spectacular island, as it is an oasis of peace and tranquility and promises an exclusive holiday to everyone, be it newlyweds, families, individual travelers or large corporate groups. The warm Mauritian welcome, the safe beaches and gentle seas make the destination a great place for a family getaway. There are lots of thrilling activities in Mauritius for you at every turn like kite-surfing, deep-sea fishing, skydive, trekking, paragliding, scuba diving, sky diving, sea-karting, submarine drive, riding cruiser bikes, helicopter & seaplane trips etc. The other interesting activities are sea-karting, submarine drive etc. You can enjoy dolphin watch or a lunch or dinner on a private island, cruise on a private catamaran or yatch.
OM Tourism was set up to handle outsourced sales, marketing and Media Relations for Luxury hotels chains and National Tourism Boards. Amongst OM Tourism’s clients are Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Visit Indonesia Tourism Office, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority and Promperu.