The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) is a parastatal organisation established in 1996 by the MTPA Act. It is administered by a Board of Directors and operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism and Leisure.
Objectives of the Authority
The objectives of the Authority are:
a) To promote Mauritius abroad as a tourist destination by:
i) Conducting advertising campaigns and participating in tourism fairs.
ii) Organising, in collaboration with the local tourism industry, promotional campaigns and activities in Mauritius and abroad.
b) To provide information to tourists on facilities, infrastructures and services available to them in Mauritius.
c) To initiate such action as may be necessary to promote cooperation with other tourism agencies.
d) To conduct research into market trends and market opportunities and disseminate such information and other relevant statistical data on Mauritius.
e) To advise the Minister on all matters relating to the promotion of tourism.