We are honoured and delighted to be invited to, and involved in Swiss Week 4th – 12th August 2017 in Port Louis, Mauritius, organized by the Swiss Government in South and South East Africa and Mauritius. The week commenced on Switzerland’s birthday, 1st August 2017 and on the official opening ceremony, HE, Helene Budinger Artieda, Ambassador of Switzerland to South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, Namibia and Swaziland, mentioned “This is Switzerland’s 726th birthday, and we decided to celebrate it with a Swiss Week in Mauritius focusing on culinary events, Swiss music, Swiss tourism, innovation seminars, Swiss cinema and other cultural exhibitions”.

The Swiss Week Opening Ceremony was attended by:

President of Mauritius, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim;

HE, Ambassador of Switzerland, Helena Budiger Artieda, to South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius and Swaziland;

Swiss Member of Parliament, HE Mr. Phillip Lombardo, for Kanton Ticino, Switzerland;

HE, Honorary Consul General of Switzerland to Mauritius, Mr. Adrian Wehrli;

Director Emerging Markets & Special Projects, Switzerland Tourism, Mr. Frederico Sommaruga;

Mr. Prem Sewpaul, Manager of Communications of Air Mauritius.


The HTMi team pictured, supporting the event and helping with the Switzerland Tourism presentation together with Mr. Frederico Sommaruga and Mr. Prem Sewpaul, was:


Ms. Cody Dulthummon. HTMi Graduate Mauritius, and Brand Manager, Swisstouches Hotels and Resorts (pictured with Mr. Frederico Sommaruga and Mr. Prem Sewpau);

Mr. Vinoth Prakas, HTMi Director of Diplomatic Relations;

Mr. Ian Larmour HTMi Managing Director.

HTMi International Development Group – Africa Division