African Excellence Awards 2023

African Excellence Awards 2023 29 May23400 Emotions Destination Management is a leading DMC based in Mauritius. It has extensive local knowledge, and the expertise required to provide uniquely memorable experiences for everyone travelling to this beautiful tropical paradise. It tailors programmes to suit groups, incentives, special visitors interest, wedding parties, honeymooners, and many more. Mauritius is home to some of the world’s finest luxury beach resorts, with white sands, azure blue seas, and a whole range of interesting and adventurous activities for visitors to sample. As a destination management company, Emotions offers services including accommodation, tours, special events, meetings, conferences, activities, and transportation. It can also assist with the logistical arrangements required to ensure weddings and honeymoon arrangements materialise exactly as planned. For its particularly discerning, VIP travellers it boasts an additional specialist division known as O’Chic by Emotions. This is where it creates bespoke concierge services, and itineraries that are handcrafted to fulfil high-end luxury travel ideals. Destination Management Company (DMC) Emotions distinctive concept is to help its visitors discover Mauritius through all five of their senses. The sight of the picturesque location, the sound of the sea, the touch of the fine sand, the smell of the fresh air, and the taste of delicious food and drinks. The company’s objective is to be true ambassadors, welcoming tourists to the island with the customary level of hospitality Mauritius is famed for, infused by passion and a professionalism that’s not to be beaten. It is proud of the incredible shoreline Mauritius offers its visitors, with crystal clear lagoons that are perfect for a large choice of incredible water activities. Emotions is also acutely aware of the delicate balance of natural heritage found on the island, with rainforests that are home to a diverse array of flora and fauna, and in need of careful protection. To this end, it promotes many bird life programmes rooted in conservation. Emotions also supports an association providing a nurturing space for children from under- privileged backgrounds, promoting a holistic approach to guide them through their academic careers, support them emotionally, and shape them into socially responsible citizens of the future. Emotions is delighted to be able to promote Mauritian cuisine to its guests, with dishes on offer that are rooted in the flavours of its ancestral homelands such as France, India, Africa and China. It hopes that visitors might also enjoy participating in one of the foodie tours it offers, or perhaps might even take the chance to attend a Mauritian cooking lesson. Emotions celebrates the culture of Mauritius, which embraces many different customs and beliefs. It also offers several tours that are themed around facets of the island’s multicultural lifestyle, including visits to 2 sites classified as significant world heritage destinations by UNESCO. “I believe that Africa is The Continent where anything can happen during the next decades in terms of economic, financial and social development.” -David Collard, Managing Director of Emotions Emotions stands out as being a very special DMC with its passionate and dynamic ground team and concierges, who are ready to impart a wealth of knowledge to both their valued guests and partner businesses. It is the only DMC who regularly carries out training and presentations in other African countries through sales trips or webinars. It considers it an absolute must to negotiate special rates for its African partners, and emphasize to them the incredible potential of the travel market. It has united with Most Trusted International Tourism & Hospitality Service Provider 2023 several airlines and local amenities to organise things such as fam trips for tour operators, travelagents, and local DMCs who sell extensions. It focuses on sales tools that are userfriendly, and is always there to support and assist its business partners. Recently it has even partnered with an overseas software and online portal company, to enhance the booking experience for add-on trips, and support its own internal B2B business to flourish worldwide. The prestigious title of Most Trusted International Tourism & Hospitality Service Provider 2023 has been bestowed on Emotions in the recent African Excellence Awards. This title honours the company for its tremendous work, welcoming tourists to the beautiful island of Mauritius, and also encouraging the further growth of tourism in other fantastic African regions. Company: Emotions Destination Management Web Address: Email Address: [email protected] Contact Name: David Collard