Mauritius expects 4.8 percent rise in tourism earningsStaff Writer | November 24, 2017
Mauritius expects tourism revenue to rise 4.8 percent in 2018 owning to a surge in visitor numbers.
Tourists Statistics Mauritius
Tourism is a valuable source of foreign exchange for the Indian Ocean island, known for its luxury spas and beaches.
The statistics office said it expected tourist arrivals to rise to 1,425,000 next year from an estimated 1,360,000 for 2017.
Mauritius attracted 934,679 visitors from January to September, up6.1 percent rise from the same period a year earlier. ■