MICE in style – Enjoy everything that Mauritius has to offer…
The perfect MICE destination, combining quality, elegance and style!
MICE buyers will see big potential in Mauritius as it has the infrastructure and superstructure to cater for MICE groups, not only during low season but all year round.
As a MICE-friendly destination, Mauritius possesses all the key ingredients that are required for successful meetings, incentives, conferences and events. The quality and variety of accommodation, the attention to detail in service delivery, state-of-the-art conferencing venues, and the vast number of additional activities on offer all guarantee genuine value for money.
Whether you are interesting in buying for large, medium or small groups and are looking at Mauritius as either a long-haul or short-haul destination, we can deliver world-class, luxury MICE venues and an incredibly business-friendly environment in which to hold them.
The island offers easy accessibility through its simple visa entry programme and direct access from a large number of destinations through airlines such as Air Mauritius, British Airways and South African Airways.
The national carrier, Air Mauritius, operates daily flights from Europe and other destination.
For MICE buyers, the carrier offers:
- Competitive group fares.
- Dedicated account management.
- Dedicated in-cabin seating at NO additional cost.
- Branded headrest covers at minimal cost.
- Flight check-in, which can be arranged from most of the hotels, subject to group size, and at minimal cost – thus saving time at the airport.
- Dedicated desk(s) for groups.
- On-board announcements welcoming the group.
- Helicopter sightseeing visits, ‘heli-lunches’ or ‘heli-golf’ excursions at preferential group rates.
- Free carriage of golf clubs, up to 23kg per bag.
The island offers a large choice of accommodation, with a strong emphasis on luxury properties and a wide range of luxury hotel brands and boutique offerings.
Mauritius has an advantage over other MICE destinations in the Indian Ocean in that it houses the region’s largest and most modern convention centre: the Swami Vivekananda Conference Centre in Pailles.
This centre provides all the facilities needed for large, international conferences – accommodating up to 5,000 people at any one time.
To date, it has hosted many international conferences, including the UN Small Island Developing States Conference.
Other venues include the International Conference Centre in Grand Bay (up to 600 people) and the Freeport Exhibition in Mer Rouge (up to 1,000 delegates).
Many Mauritian hotels also offer conferencing facilities and can cater for up to 800 people at a time.
The island boasts a wide variety of activities that can be specifically geared around MICE groups – ranging from golf to adventure sports such as quad-biking, trekking, mountain biking, zip-lining, hunting, kite-surfing, parasailing, canoeing and sky-diving.
The island also offers countless stunning outdoor locations for team-building exercises.