With the number of tourists visiting the country in 2017 growing by +5.2% compared to 2016, representing the number of 1,341,860 tourists, the hotel industry in Mauritius is booming. The various hotel groups are expanding their networks to welcome even more tourists. In 2017, the hotel industry in Mauritius employed up to 24,134 people according to Statistics Mauritius.
According to the figures of the Digest of Tourism and International Travel dating from 2016, published by Statistics Mauritius, the number of hotels in Mauritius is 113. However, hotels in Mauritius are now classified into three major categories including 3 star, 4 star and 5 star.