According to Ctrip Group, a leading travel agency in China, Mauritius is ranked in the Top 10 best holiday destinations in the world. The country should receive its prize on the 28th of February 2014 in Shanghai. More than 300 tourism sector professionals including tour operators, travel agencies, tourism authorities and international press, would attend the prize-giving ceremony.
Mauritius is more and more turning towards the Chinese tourist market and Chinese tourist arrivals has been on the rise. In 2013, it has risen by 100,7% with total annual arrival for 2013 amounting to 41 913 compared to 20 885 in 2012.