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News: Saudi Arabia Airlines chief meets with Mauritius prime minister as flights launch

Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, director general of Saudi Arabia Airlines, has met with the prime minister of the Republic of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth, following the start of new commercial flights between the two countries. During the meeting Al-Jasser and Jugnauth discussed economic growth and future opportunities, including the increase of flight frequencies, which currently operates thrice weekly between Riyadh-Jeddah and Mauritius. Mauritius is the airline’s third new destination this year and is a scheduled year-round service. The new flight to Mauritius is operated with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, flying direct…

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News: Seguin to lead Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort

Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Franck Seguin general manager of the Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort, effective September 1st, 2017. He will report to Outrigger president and chief executive Scott Dalecio. Seguin brings to Outrigger more than 20 years of experience in hospitality, including senior resort management roles in the Indian Ocean, the Caribbean and North Africa. Most recently, he was general manager of the Banyan Tree Takamaka in the Seychelles. Seguin also knows Mauritius well, having been general manager of the Angsana Balaclava, a five-star suites and villas property, and…

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News: Serenity to begin shooting in Mauritius

Mauritius has reached a new landmark in its history, with the arrival of the first Hollywood movie, Serenity, which is being shot in the country.  The event, hosted by the board of investment, was held at Maradiva. It was attended by prime minister Pravind Jugnauth as chief guest; minister of public infrastructure and transport Nando Bodha; minister of tourism and leisure Anil Gayan; minister of arts and culture Prithvirajsing Roopun; the managing director of the board of investment, Ken Poonoosamy; chairman of MTPA Raj Bhujohory; chief executive of Afrasia Bank…

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