IT’S TIME TO MEET IN #MAURITIUSNOW With its scenic beauty, hidden treasures to explore and an exotic melting pot of cuisines and cultures, Mauritius has positioned itself as one of the top MICE destinations.
If you’re planning an incentive trip to reward your top performers, an international conference for a few thousand delegates, an exclusive high-level meeting for a government delegation, or a product launch event, look no further than this Indian Ocean Island where you will find the perfect venue, staffed by a professional and dedicated support team, to deliver a unique, world-class event, with a touch of island-style elegance and flair.
Mauritius has a tropical climate, with warm weather all year round. The best months to visit are from May to December, when the weather is cooler, dry and sunny. Mauritius and South Africa have enjoyed a longstanding and mutually beneficial relationship, and the island is delighted to welcome back visitors to enjoy the vibrant, friendly and beautiful country. Mauritius boasts some of the most luxurious resorts and stunning beaches on the planet, and offers a variety of adventure, sports and other lifestyle activities that make it an ideal destination for MICE guests who want to experience the island’s amazing warmth, culture and hospitality. The island also boasts a variety of activities specifically geared for MICE groups. These range from golf and adventure sports such as quad biking, trekking, mountain biking, trail running and zip lining to fishing, kitesurfing, parasailing, canoeing and skydiving, together with a host of water sports. The island also offers stunning outdoor locations for interactive and adrenalin-fueled activities and adventures perfect for team-building exercises. There are also many cultural festivities and spiritual festivals that take place on the island that can be enjoyed.
As the largest and most modern convention centre in the Indian Ocean region, the Swami Vivekananda Conference Centre provides all the facilities needed for large, international conferences, accommodating up to 5 000 visitors. Other venues include the International Conference Centre in Grand Baie (up to 600 pax), the Freeport Exhibition in Mer Rouge (up to 1 000 pax) and Trianon Convention Centre in Trianon (up to 3 000 pax). Many Mauritian hotels also offer conference facilities and can cater for up to 800 people, with spectacular marquees and setups on the hotel properties.
Mauritius offers the MICE buyer the infrastructure to cater for a variety of groups and sizes, all year round. As a MICE-friendly destination, the island has the key ingredients to host successful meetings, incentive groups, conferences and events. The quality and variety of accommodation, the attention to detail in service delivery, state-of-the-art conferencing venues, professional and friendly staff, and the additional activities on offer all guarantee a unique experience.