The number of foreigners visiting Mauritius rose 9.5 percent year-on-year to 92.398 thousand in June 2019. Biggest increases were seen in arrivals from South Africa (up 15.6 percent to 13.0 thousand), France (up 20.9 percent to 11.7 thousand), the UK (up 2.8 percent to 9.9 thousand), Germany (up 28.2 percent to 8.3 thousand) and Reunion Island (up 10.8 percent to 6.7 thousand). Meanwhile, visitors decreased mostly from India (-17.3 percent to 9.8 thousand). Year-to-date, the number of foreigners visiting Mauritius went up 0.5 percent to 650.082 thousand. Tourist Arrivals in Mauritius averaged 82798.81 from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 158043 in December of 2018 and a record low of 38826 in June of 2004.
Tourist Arrivals in Mauritius is expected to be 112000.00 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 113000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mauritius Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 112000.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.