The number of foreigners visiting Mauritius rose 8.7 percent year-on-year in to 132.126 thousand in November of 2018. Biggest gains were seen in arrivals from France (up 1.2 percent to 31.1 thousand), Germany (up 9.3 percent to 17.2 thousand), South Africa (up 17.2 percent to 8.3 thousand) and India (up 23.5 percent to 6.7 thousand). On the other hand, largest declines were recorded in arrivals from the UK (down 0.5 percent to 16.3 thousand), Reunion Island (down 6.6 percent to 6.2 thousand), Switzerland (down 3.4 percent to 5.4 thousand) and China (down 16.5 percent to 3.3 thousand). Considering the January to November period, the number of foreigners visiting Mauritius advanced 4.6 percent to 1241.2 thousand. Tourist Arrivals in Mauritius averaged 81336.38 from 2003 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 155615 in December of 2017 and a record low of 38826 in June of 2004.
Tourist Arrivals in Mauritius is expected to be 118700.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Tourist Arrivals in Mauritius to stand at 113500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mauritius Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 112300.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.