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Mauritius: A three-star hotel to revive the activity of the Waterpark subject of administrative closure

Following two deaths at the end of last year, the Mauritian Government had ordered on 11 October 2013, the immediate closure of the site of aquatic recreation of the Waterpark in Belle Mare, located in the East of the island of Mauritius.
A commission of inquiry had instituted in the aftermath, which had issued strong recommendations in terms of security on the site, including the recruitment and more with large number of lifeguards to provide first aid and faster access for emergency services.
Meeting in Board of Directors last Friday, members of the management decided the continuation of the activities of the Waterpark and to comply with the strict recommendations of the commission of inquiry and to "reinvent" the Waterpark with input from an investment of more than 50 million rupees *, and this, before the reopening of the site, as reported by the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.
To implement this new strategy, officials of the Waterpark of Dubai were thus approached by members of the Board of Directors for a partnership between the two structures, with the creation on the site of the Belle-Mare Waterpark in a three stars hotel as well as of a commercial gallery to revive activity in Mauritius.
As a reminder, a 14 years old boy had thus died at the Waterpark, victim of a malaise at its exit of the water on Thursday, October 10. The thesis of the fainting was put forward by the witnesses of the tragedy.
And an 8 years old girl was also drowned, on Sunday, September 29, 2013, in 60 centimeters of water taken from convulsions following a violent seizure.
* One euro roughly equivalent to 41 rupees

Fabrice François

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