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Regional qualifiers for 2018 CHAN get underway

Added: 22.04.2017 17:59 | 12 views | 0 comments

Regional qualifiers for next year's African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Kenya kick off with first leg wins for South Sudan, Mauritius and Madagascar.


AccorHotels to manage Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech

Added: 16.04.2017 14:04 | 38 views | 0 comments

AccorHotels is signing a hotel management agreement with New Mauritius Hotels Limited which will see AccorHotels relaunch the existing property under the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts brand in May 2017.


Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech to open in May

Added: 13.04.2017 15:50 | 31 views | 0 comments

AccorHotels has announced the signing of a hotel management agreement with New Mauritius Hotels, one of the oldest and largest owning and management hospitality companies based in Mauritius. The new agreement will see AccorHotels re-launch the existing property under the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts brand in May 2017.


Pauliat steps up as executive chef at Shangri-La Le Touessrok Resort & Spa

Added: 11.04.2017 14:56 | 15 views | 0 comments

Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius has welcomed Emmanuel Pauliat as the team’s new executive chef. With 25 years of culinary experience in city hotels and resorts, Pauliat’s gourmet expertise will be greatly valued and utilised at the iconic resort alongside his enthusiasm, ambition and creativity.


De La Rue rethinks its strategy

Added: 11.04.2017 3:49 | 10 views | 0 comments

THOMAS DE LA RUE set up shop more than 200 years ago, printing newspapers, then playing cards and stamps. In 1860 a contract to print banknotes for Mauritius started a transformation. Today De La Rue is the largest commercial banknote and passport printer, involved in aspects of the production of currencies for 140 countries, and passports for over 40.
The British firm’s chief executive, Martin Sutherland, is relatively relaxed about the much-heralded death of cash. Despite advances in payments technology, and a shift to cards in Europe, the total demand for cash has proven remarkably resilient. Transaction values are rising rapidly in emerging economies, where hard currency is still the norm. De La Rue expects world demand for banknotes to grow by 3-4% a year for the foreseeable future.
But there are problems nonetheless. Even at the best of times, note production, which accounts for over 70% of the company’s revenues, is a volatile business. Contracts are lumpy. State-owned printers often call in commercial printers at short notice to manage spikes in demand, which are unpredictable. On top of that, national authorities are demanding better value. They are...



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