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Mauritius: Tourists between January and July 2014 spent more than in 2013




Mauritius: Tourists between January and July 2014 spent more than in 2013
Tourist revenues for the first seven months of the year 2014 reached 25.8 billion rupees * increased by 5.6% compared to the same calendar period in 2013, where the tourism sector had reaped 24.4 billion of revenue, as indicated by the Central Bank of Mauritius.
 
Thus, the tourist arrivals between January and July 2014 were up (4.3%), with 572.632 vacationers who had visited Mauritius against 549.038 tourists over the same period in 2013, as reported by the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.
 
While some 44.501 rupees had been spent by travellers arriving in Mauritius between January and July 2013, the average expenditure is evaluated for the first seven months of the year 2014 to 45.079 rupees.
 
As a reminder, the tourist arrivals to the island of Mauritius grew by 2.9% in 2013 with 993.106 registered visitors.
 
The official agency, Statistics Mauritius, provided in early March an increase of tourist arrivals in 2014, with an increase of 3.7% and approximately 1.030.000 travelers who should visit Mauritius this year.
 
* One euro roughly equivalent to 41 rupees
 
 



Fabrice François


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