PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
lexpressproperty.com, the No.1 Real Estate Portal in Mauritius, has recently, in June 2014, a new functionality on its website: its new Hotels tab. The hotel industry remains one of the pillars of Mauritian economy. In 2013, tourist arrivals reached 993,106, representing a rise of 2, 9% compared to 2012. France, Réunion Island, United Kingdom, South Africa and Germany are among the Top 5 countries accounting for this influx. Mauritius is also turning into a key destination for Chinese tourists: growth of 100.7% in tourist arrivals compared to 2012: an outstanding performance. According to the Bank of Mauritius, tourism earnings for the year 2013 amounted to Rs 40,557 million.
Mauritius is predominantly a holiday destination for beach-resort tourists. It possesses a wide range of natural and man-made attractions, enjoys a sub-tropical climate with clear warm sea waters, attractive beaches, tropical fauna and flora complemented by a multi-ethnic and cultural population that is friendly and welcoming. The most prestigious beach-side resort hotels are owned and/or operated by large groups such as Sun International and Beachcomber. Many of the beach resort hotels are internationally recognized for their very high quality. It is estimated that around 25% of visitors stay in non-hotel accommodation, such as boarding houses, self-catering bungalows and with friends and relatives. (Source: http://tourism.gov.mu).
Finding a hotel in line with your taste and budget is a matter of clicking on lexpressproperty.com. Everything has been expertly designed to meet your desire and requirement. Hotel accommodations are categorized into 5-Star, 4-Star, 3-Star, 2-Star, Resorts, Villas, Apart hotel/Residence. These categories are split further according to available options including Rooms Only, Bed & Breakfast Option, Half Board Option, Full Board Option and All-Inclusive Options. Furthermore, different types of hotels are displayed on the website regrouped in different themes: Golf, Spa, Villas, Boutique Hotels, Business Hotels, Family Hotels and Honeymoon Hotels. A wide array of amenities is available for tourists depending on their tastes: Disabled Facilities, Kids Club, Babysitting Services, Jacuzzi, Private Pool, Heated Pool, Free Internet, Diving, Kite Surfing and a large selection of watersports including big game fishing, snorkeling, undersea walk, catamaran trips, scuba diving, windsurfing, amongst others.
Click on the following link to visit our Hotels Tab on lexpressproperty.com:
Real Estate Investment opportunities for foreigners in Mauritius: Invest Hotel Scheme
Invest Hotel Scheme (IHS) is a scheme designed to enable property developers to sell hotel rooms, villas, suites or any other part of a hotel to foreign individual buyers. It offers all facilities of an exquisitely-furnished new luxury resort hotel with amenities like F&B, full-service spas, health and fitness centers, resort-style pools, sophisticated business centers and maid service and the guarantee of rental income.
Who may invest in an IHS project in Mauritius?
The following entities may invest in an IHS project in Mauritius: a Mauritian citizen, an expatriate, a company incorporated in Mauritius, a partnership company registered with the Registrar of Companies and a Trust managed by a trustee licensed by the Financial Services Commission. There is no minimum investment on acquisition of a room, suite or other part of a hotel under IHS. Nevertheless, a minimum investment of USD 500, 000 is compulsory for a stand-alone villa under IHS.
After buying a unit, the owner is required to enter into an agreement whereby the property is leased back to the IHS company. The leased unit may be used or occupied by the unit owner or any person on his behalf for total duration not exceeding 45 days in any period of 12 months. (Source: http://www.lexpressproperty.com/en/fact-sheets/the-invest-hotel-scheme-a1501).
With over 10,000 real estate listings for sale, rental and holiday rental, lexpressproperty.com stands as the No.1 Real Estate portal of Mauritius. The website now positions itself as a key reference in terms of real estate listings split into the following categories: luxury and beachfront villas, villas, apartments, lofts, duplexes, IRS, RES and IHS projects, local projects, office and commercial space, agricultural and residential land. Everything has been expertly designed for customer satisfaction maximization: Email Alert Option to be automatically notified of ads as per your criteria, Advanced Search and Search by Location/Region option and our real estate monthly newsletter to get the latest property news.
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