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July 02, 2014

Training and Examination for Skippers up to 24 n.m

​The Tourism Authority would soon conduct a training programme for those willing to navigate up to 24 n.m.   In this context, please find hereunder details of the training programme:   a)    Venue, Time, Dates & Duration ·         Venue: Training Room, 3rd Floor, Tourism Authority ·         Frequency: on Fridays and Saturdays ·         Time: 15h00 to 18h00 on Fridays and 09h00 to 16h00 on Saturdays ·         Dates: from 04 July 2014 to 18 October 2014   b)    Fees The participants would be charged a total fee of Rs.10, 000 comprising: ·         Rs.1000-Application fee ·         Rs.7000-Training fee (for all modules) ·         Rs.2000-Examination fee   c)    Application form must be submitted with the following documents ...

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About Tourism Authority

​​The Tourism Authority is a parastatal body operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism and Leisure and is governed by the Tourism Authority Act 2006 (as amended). 

The objects of the Authority, amongst others, are to promote the sustainable development of the tourism industry, and, foster and encourage the conduct of activities in the tourism industry in a responsible manner in order to preserve the integrity of the Mauritian destination.

With a view to furthering and attaining these objects, the Authority fulfils a number of functions such as the licensing, regulation and supervision of tourist enterprises as well as the activities pertaining to pleasure craft and skippers, the development of strategies to ensure the security and safety of tourists and other stakeholders, the collection, compilation and publication of statistics relating to the tourism industry, and, research and development activities to consolidate the sector.

The Authority is responsible for the issue of Tourist Enterprise Licences for the conduct of some 40 activities (including Tourist Residences, Guesthouses, Restaurants, Beach Hawker, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Private/Night Clubs, etc.) in the tourism sector. The Authority also licenses and regulates other activities, including pleasure craft (both private and commercial) and skippers.

In line with the objective to sustain the image of Mauritius as an upmarket destination, the Authority also manages the Cleaning and Embellishment Programme to maintain, green and embellish tourist sites as well as areas and roads where tourists frequently pass by or visit.

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