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 News - 10-Mar-2016

Mauritius Home To Africa’s Best Airport

Although most people do not take airport quality into consideration when choosing where to take their annual holiday, it is nice to know that an airport you are flying to has been given a prestigious award. And those flying to Mauritius in 2016, will be pleased to hear that the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport has been named Africa's best airport for 2015. The airport came out top in the 'over 2 million passengers per year' category, with Cape Town and Durban sharing second ahead of Johannesburg in third. Mauritius' international airport was the firm favourite with passengers who were surveyed on customer service.

The survey took part in thirty airports across eight countries, and over 55,000 people took part. Passengers were asked about services including security, access, airport facilities, food and drink, and retail. Director General of ACI World, Angela Gitten, said, “Airports have evolved into complex, customer-focused businesses in their own right, that in many cases are in competition with each other for passenger traffic. From duty-free and restaurants to ambiance, cleanliness, courtesy of staff, amenities, efficiency and more, air travellers are expecting big things from the airports through which they travel.”

Mauritius Holidays

There are many reasons to travel to Mauritius for a holiday, and having the best airport in Africa is just another one. If you are wondering where to take a holiday this year, then Mauritius is a fantastic choice; especially if you fancy being treated like royalty and enjoying some of the most stunning beaches on the planet.

Mauritius is an Indian Ocean nation with miles of stunning shoreline featuring pristine white sandy beaches, palm trees swaying in the gentle breeze, and warm, turquoise waters that are perfect for paddling or exploring.

Holidaymakers that are looking to enjoy a truly luxurious holiday will want to travel to Mauritius.This stunning destination has plenty to offer to honeymooners, couples, families and groups all hoping for a week or two of sunshine, fine dining, and superb accommodation.

Fun in the Sun

Mauritius is the perfect destination for a holiday at any time of the year. With average summer temperatures of around 30oC and average winter temperatures of 26oC, it is an ideal location for all types of holidaymaker.

The Indian Ocean waters surrounding Mauritius are ripe for exploring and are full of beautiful marine life. It is no surprise, therefore, that scuba diving and snorkelling are popular activities for tourists.

And with the beautiful beaches and warm waters being the primary focus of holidays in this part of the world, water sports are also popular. Many of the top Mauritius resorts offer a host of water-based activities including water skiing, windsurfing, sea kayaking, parasailing, catamaran trips and underwater sea walking.

For those who want a more chilled out and relaxed holiday, Mauritius is perfect. For many, lying back by the pool or on the beach while waiters serve mouth-watering cocktails is the ideal way to enjoy this tropical nation.

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