MAURITIUS , a volcanic island is located at 30 mn by airplane to the REUNION ISLAND .
His tropical climate is warm and wet in Summer (December to April) with tropical storm , which can become hurricane .
The Winter is mild and dry.
The temperatures vary of 5° between the high land and the seaside, raining is more important in the south of the Island than in the North.
It’s the reason why the tourist zone is more located in the north. .
MAURITIUS , discovered by the Arabic during the 10th century , occupied by the Portuguese in 1507, then by the Dutch from 1598 to 1710.
The French occupation was from 1715 to 1814, then by the British from 1815 to 1968 .
The Independence was proclaimed the 12th March 1968, and the first Republic the 12th March 1992
The first president was Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam .
Tourism stay one of the first resources of the country with the cultivation of sugar cane.
Most of the hotels are on the beach with a high standard of services..
The Mauritian population is composed of creoles, muslins, Chinese but almost of Indian . The religion of each community is represented by a public holiday to celebrate their religious feast.
The ethnic groups live in good harmony, that it’s a good example for the region .
Several airway companies serve MAURITIUS Island:
Alitalia, Air France, Aeroflot, Air Austral, Air Mauritius , Air Seychelles, Aeroflot, British Airways, Kenya Airways, Emirates…