Our Sponsors and Partners

Meet the sponsors and partners of the Tomorrows Hotel conference 2015.

Since 1838, MCB has been instrumental to the development of the Mauritian economy. As a longstanding financial partner of the hotel and tourism industry in the Indian Ocean, we have helped our customers fulfill their ambitions and expand into new territories. We are proud to sponsor this first international conference on Design & Trends for Tropical Beach Hotels of the Indian Ocean. This event will be an ideal platform to meet and discuss with experts and professionals with one common aim: work together to meet the challenges in the tourism industry and create new opportunities.


Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 369,000 employees worldwide across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion.

In the last decade, Samsung has transformed into a design-led market leader, rising to #07 on the Best Global Brands ranking in 2014.Samsung continues to focus on “accelerating discoveries and possibilities” by making sustained investments in R&D-in both design and technology.

To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com


Sun Resorts is one of the leading hotel and leisure groups in the Indian Ocean with 3500 employees and 6 owned and managed properties in Mauritius and in the Maldives. Sun Resorts’ sales offices are based in Paris, London and Frankfurt, while Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Shanghai, Beijing and Mumbai are managed through sales representatives.

Sun Resorts also owns 2 tour operators: World Leisure Holidays in South Africa, providing vacation experiences and promoting Sun Resorts’ hotels in exclusivity, and Solea Vacances, French tour operator specialised in the Indian Ocean and the Persian Gulf since 1998. Sun Resorts has recently entered a partnership with Shangri-La for the “Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa” and with Four Seasons for the “Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita”, both 5 star luxury hotels located on the East coast of Mauritius. Sun Resorts has been listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius since January 1993 and counts approximately 12,000 shareholders.

Follow Sun Resorts on www.sunresorts.mu and www.facebook.com/sunresortshotels

Follow Sugar Beach at www.sugarbeachresort.com and on www.facebook.com/sugarbeachresort


Who we are

L’ Eco Austral is a monthly economic press review that brings news and information to top executives decision-makers and opinion leaders in the south-eastern part of the Indian Ocean region (Mauritius, Reunion, Madagascar, Mayotte, the Comoros Islands, Seychelles) as well as to companies in Europe having business affairs with this part of the region.

A network of reporters from the Indian Ocean region and Eastern Africa provide contents mostly focused on the business, economic and political activities of those countries. Those contents include editorials, interviews, surveys and analytical articles.

Our editorial mission is to create awareness among our readers and enhance their ability to make quality decision regarding their business prospects in the region.

Circulation profile and special issues

L’Eco Austral is a leading economic magazine published since 1993. With 15 000 copies being issued every month, the magazine’s readership comprises more than 50,000 people (CEO, Chairman, Top Manager, Owner…).

Specials issues are edited during the year, namely the “Special 100″ – the Top Hundred Companies in the Indian region.

Globalisation and new challenges for Eco Austral

Globalisation and opening markets lead more and more companies to adopt a regional approach. As such, this fast growing need for regional information make our magazine L’Eco Austral a real economic information provider for the Indian Ocean region.

To remain competitive, L’Eco Austral has set new goal. Countries forming part of the SADC and COMESA as well as emerging countries namely India and China represent the next big step in its economic business expansion.


With 20 years of existence, Côte Nord Magazine became a reference in the press sector as well as on the market of luxury tourism and lifestyle in Mauritius. It is also a valuable source of information for Mauritians as well as foreigners looking for a certain lifestyle as regards to leisure, gastronomy, tourism and ecotourism, among other various subjects. The success of this magazine comes from the quality and reliability of its information, its elegant presentation and also and mainly, from its well-targeted distribution.

Driven by this accomplishment, Côte Nord today opens to the region with a focus on the islands of the Indian Ocean. It positions itself as the best media support for all stakeholders of the tourism sector, for the promotion of the islands of the region and also for the art of living there, with the aim of being more modern and contemporary. It is also a great source of information thanks to our significant network in the tourism environment and through the image this magazine has been conveying for more than 20 years now.

Since May 2014, a brand new web site www.cotenordmag.com has been created in addition to the bimonthly magazine, offering an essential asset in terms of visibility to our partners and advertisers. The site publishes daily news about the sector of tourism and events in the region, with an elegant and simple approach.


Serving the event industry for more than ten years and with a full time work force of more than 60 employees who are experts in different event related areas, IPG has been on the cutting‐edge of innovation.It invests continuously in upskilling its staff and into innovative technologies. Called upon to engineer most of the local and regional events, spanning the private, governmental and corporate sectors, IPG and its teams are well‐established players in the event industry.