Tourism is the third pillar of the Mauritian economy and contributessignificantly to economic growth and has been a key factor in the overall development of Mauritius. A Tourism Development Plan was prepared in 2000 setting the objective of Mauritius acquiring a ‘Green Destination’ status by 2020. This involves eliminating unsustainable environmental practices throughout the island, in hotels,businesses and the local community. The tourism industryis also developing its own eco-label.

 

Priority Sectors

  • Agriculture
  • Integrated Waste Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Tourism
  • Cross Cutting Areas
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