Current Positions

1. Managing Director, Tourism Business Intelligence – Vanilla Islands/Africa/Middle East
2. Regional Director, Centre of Excellence for Destinations (CED), Montreal, Canada
3. Member, Panel of Experts of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid
4. Part time Lecturer, Vatel Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Mauritius

Previous Positions:
Nearly 35 years of experience in Tourism, Destination Marketing, Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management in Vanilla Islands, Africa, Middle East and Caribbean islands.

Director, Mauritius Tourism Authority
Director of Business Development, Atlas Hospitality LLC, Dubai.
CEO, Association des Hôteliers et Restaurateurs – Ile Maurice (AHRIM)
Chairman, Hotel School of Mauritius
Chairman, ILO Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Catering Services, Geneva
Chairman, WTO Committee on Trade Liberalization (Tourism Services)

Past Experience:

Executive Council Member Business Mauritius (ex-Joint Economic Council)
Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Mauritius Employers’ Federation
Air Access Advisory Council

Sen Ramsamy

Tel: +27 87 232 7930
Cell: +230 5252 1500

Resource Person

United Nations World Tourism Organization
World Bank
International Labor Organization
International Trade Center
Economist Intelligence Unit
And several foreign governments and organizations

Actively involved in the creation of:

University of Technology Mauritius
Tourist Police, Mauritius
Ministry for Tourism, Mauritius
Hotel classification and star rating system, Mauritius
Zanzibar Institute for Tourism Development, Zanzibar
Regional Tourism identity for the Indian Ocean islands

Education & Training:

MBA (Services Marketing), George Washington University, USA
Post-graduate Diploma in Tourism Management, George Washington University, USA
Diploma in “Tourisme et Developpement Durable”, Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne University, France
Diploma in Quality Management, Indian Institute of Quality Management, Jaipur, India
Diploma in Tourism, University of Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Diploma in Diplomacy and Protocol, United Nations Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa
Leadership Course, USAID Scholarship, Washington D.C., USA
Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), Chennai University, India

Author of numerous publications on Tourism, Marketing and Sustainable Development


Won the prestigious Energy Globe Award for the Tourism Environment Charter (AHRIM) in 2003 under the aegis of the United Nations. Award presented in Austria by famous American actor, Peter Falk (Inspector Colombo).
Chevalier de Provence, Nice, France
Fellowship award for advanced studies in Tourism offered by the Amedée Maingard Foundation, Air Mauritius.