Pre-budget consultations 2023-2024: Minister Padayachy meets stakeholders of the tourism sector

The Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy, held discussions with stakeholders of the tourism sector, this afternoon in Port-Louis, in the context of the ongoing pre-budget consultations 2023-2024.

Representatives of various organisations including the Association of Tourism Professionals, Association of Tourist Operators, Tourism Promotion Association, Federation of Pleasure Craft Operators, Association of Inbound Operators, Association of Leisure Operators, and Association des Agences de Locations Saisonières, were present.

In a statement after the meeting, the President of the Association of Inbound Operators of Mauritius, Mr Bruno Lebreux, lauded this Governmental initiative and said that he had an excellent discussion with the Finance Minister.

He pointed out that all the stakeholders had the opportunity to bring forward recommendations that would be beneficial to the tourism sector.

One of the suggestions made by the Association of Inbound Operators of Mauritius pertains to the use of electric vehicles in line with the principle of Sustainable Mauritius, which he stressed, will help to promote green tourism in the country.

Source : GIS – 21 March 2023