The Creative Guide Book

By admin | November 24, 2022

A Guidebook and Toolbox for SMEs, entrepreneurs, artisans and designers that produce products in Mauritius and for companies that want to sell local made. The Guide Book has been especially created for entrepreneurs, artisans, designers and SMEs that produce products in Mauritius, as a continuation of our work in the Sustainable Island Mauritius project to…

Co-Creating the Future of Tourism

By admin | July 12, 2022

Imagine you are a hotel that has sustainability measures to implement, a post-pandemic tourism market to adjust to, and an increased demand for authentic local experiences. In our Sustainable Island Mauritius (SIM) project, we looked at these challenges in a holistic way and created a process to find solutions together with local suppliers (artisans, designers,…

The Good Shop offers solutions regarding employment, education and environment

By admin | July 8, 2022

The Good Shop is a social enterprise created in 2018 to offer solutions regarding employment, education and environment, through second-hand shops, Repair services and Upcycling activities. They follow the triple line model which seeks to impact the planet and the people, not just profit; and provide dignity and quality of life to people and communities.…

Upcoming training for Tourist Drivers

By Kelly Cheong | February 4, 2022

Are you a taxi operator, driver of DMC’s, travel agency or driver operating in the tourism sector? This four training modules might be the right fit for you! The workshop will consist of: Heritage & History – 2h – Online session Culture, Folklore & Traditions – 3h – Online session Sustainable Tourism – 3h –…

Announcing round 2 of our workshop: Develop your Sustainable Brand

By admin | January 26, 2022

As we did in 2021 we will have another round of the 5 week online workshop for Mauritian SMEs that produce products for the local and the tourism market and aim to become more sustainable, resilient, trendy and innovative. We have created an online formate due to the pandemic that targets Small and Medium-Sized Businesses,…

The Mauritian Standard on Sustainable Tourism has now achieved the ‘GSTC-Recognised Standard’ status

By admin | April 26, 2019

The GSTC Recognised Standard is a milestone status and proof that the standard adheres to international norms. The Mauritian Standard on Sustainable Tourism was initiated by the Mauritius Ministry of Tourism and Leisure, in consultation with stakeholders and developed with the cooperation of the Mauritius Standards Bureau. Achieving the GSTC-Recognized status means that a sustainable…

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Improving Sustainaible Tourism In Mauritius through Greening the Value Chain of Tour Operators (SUS-ISLAND) is a Switch Africa grand project funded by the European Commission and led by Mauritius Tourism Authority. Its objective is to promote sustainaible tourism in Mauritius by demonstration and scaling up a self-sustaining mechanism for improving  sustainaibility impacts along the value chain improving awareness and market of sustainaible tourism products.