Il Maurice, more than just a resort getaway.

Il Maurice, more than just a resort getaway.

May 03, 2016 When many think of Mauritius; idyllic beaches, turquois waters, romantic sunsets and 5-star resorts probably spring to mind, and while it is all of those things, it’s so much more… Think dolphin diving, walking with lions and feeding giraffes. Think of tasting the world’s finest sugars and premium rums. Imagine ornate temples and towering Hindu statues. Discover natural phenomena like the 7 Colour Earth and giant water lilies. Picture an exotic island founded by seafarers and explorers… Visiting Mauritius will unveil a whole new way of thinking of this paradisiac jewel in the Indian Ocean.

EbonyLife TV has teamed up with Wakanow, a one stop travel portal, to produce an upmarket travel show, designed for the African traveller, highlighting the continent’s top tourist destinations. The 30 minute, 12 part series premiers with an episode on MAURITIUS on EbonyLife TV DStv channel 165 on Saturday, 7 May at 20:30 Central African Time. Join Roshan Hassamal and Arit Okpo as they guide you through il Maurice.

What sets this travel series apart? We explore our own backyard the way the African traveller would experience their ideal vacation. Each episode features a Nigerian personality who meets a local host and together they explore the country’s top-end attractions, rich history, authentic treasures, culinary delights and some unexpected gems.

The featured destinations include: Kenya, Seychelles, Mauritius, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, Ghana, The Gambia, Senegal, Ethiopia, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria.

Speaking on the partnership between EbonyLife TV and Wakanow, Mo Abudu, EbonyLife TV  CEO said, “It is an honour to be partnering with an organisation who have become the bridge between the traveller and the destination, they are becoming the one stop travel shop for Africans at home and in the diaspora.”

Wakanow MD, Obinna Ekezie expressed his delight, “The DestinationsAfrica show points out that Wakanow is poised to become a key player, in not only Africa but the world, with an undying passion to change the way people travel. The program is an avenue to showcase the best of what Africa has to offer as well as the added value of getting well-priced travel packages made possible by the very extensive partnership that Wakanow has with Airlines, Hotels partners and tourism stakeholders in Africa.”

Travelling opens our eyes to a world much bigger than ourselves. When we explore other cultures, we find that the things that make us similar are greater than the things that make us different.

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