Best Western opens first Mauritius hotel
Bangkok, February 9, 2011
Best Western International, a leading hotel chain, has opened its first property in Mauritius, adding the popular Indian Ocean island to its growing list of destinations.
Best Western Laguna Beach Mauritius enjoys a picturesque setting on the south-eastern coast of Mauritius, right on the beach and nestled amid gardens of tropical greenery, a statement said.
The resort’s 64 rooms are in standard, deluxe and family categories. Resort facilities include a swimming pool, two restaurants, Dorado pool bar, spa, gym and mini-club, Internet corner with ADSL connection, meeting room for up to 30 people banquet-style and boardroom for up to 16 people.
The hotel also offers changing room facilities for guests with early morning or late evening flights.
A range of activities is on offer at the resort, such as parasailing, water skiing, scuba diving, tube and banana boat rides, sunset catamaran cruises, speedboat and pirate boat trips, undersea walks and fishing both traditional and deep sea.
Within a 20 minute drive of Best Western Laguna Beach Mauritius are four 18-hole international standard golf courses, the statement said.
“The addition of Mauritius to Best Western International’s global portfolio of destinations is a strategic milestone for us,” said Glenn de Souza, Best Western International’s vice president of international operations – Asia and the Middle East.
“This popular island nation enjoys renowned status among many of the world’s tourists and is expanding its appeal into other sectors as well. The addition of the Best Western name to Mauritius’ accommodation scene is a win-win situation for all and we look forward to playing our part in the destination’s continued growth,” he added.
Situated off the southeastern coast of Africa about 900 km east of Madagascar, the Republic of Mauritius is a multi-cultural nation of people from African, Chinese, Indian, Muslim and European descent and a colourful playground of stunning beaches, lush forests and dramatic landscapes.
Tourist activities on offer range from water sports like diving and fishing to golfing, trekking, skydiving and shopping. – TradeArabia News Service