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Published on Sunday, June 27, 2021

Mauritius to reopen international tourism with 'resort bubbles'


International travellers can visit Mauritius from 15 July 2021, and will initially stay in designated 'resort bubbles'.

As part of the first phase reopening until 30 September 2021,foreign visitors will stay in one of 14 designated  resorts

Holidaymakers will be able to enjoy facilities within their chosen hotel including the swimming pool and beach.

If guests stay for 14 days and have negative PCR tests during their stay in the resort, they will then be able to leave the hotel and travel about the island freely for the rest of their stay.

For shorter stays, they may leave the resort earlier and travel back home.

Nilen Vencadasmy, Chairman of Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority said: "Mauritius is delighted to be welcoming international visitors with our 14 unique resort bubbles that allow international visitors to enjoy a safe and secure holiday experience.

It plans a full reopening on 1 October 2021.

Travellers to Mauritius aged 18 years or over must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

They must undergo a PCR test on arrival and then between day 5 and 7 before departure and a negative result is required to travel to the island.

Air Mauritius, Emirates are other global airlines will add additional flight capacity from 15 July 2021 which is expected to increase in the lead up to the full reopening of 1 October.

For Phase 2, from the 1st of October 2021, vaccinated travellers will be allowed entry without restrictions upon presentation of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure.

International visitors can book their resort holidays either via tour operators or directly with the hotels.


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