Reunion Island remains among the top French destinations in terms of reservations
Published on 02 December 2015
RESERVATIONS POSITIVE FOR THE DESTINATION IN OCTOBER 2015
The SNAV barometer/Atout France indicates that Reunion Island remains one of the top French destinations in terms of booking volumes. In second place, behind the French West Indies, Reunion Island is positioned ahead of French Polynesia and mainland France, with a positive trend in both the number of passengers and the volume of business.
REUNION ISLAND IN TERMS OF BOOKINGS HAS RECORDED:
- A 4% increase in the number of passengers.
- A 10% increase in business volume.
- A 16% increase in the number of passengers.
- A decline of 2% in sales volume.
THE TRENDS IN RESERVATIONS AND DEPARTURE:
LONGER STAYS ON REUNION ISLAND PREFERRED BY TRAVELERS
While travelers to mainland France are opting predominantly for short stays (80%) between 1 and 4 nights, those traveling to Reunion Island mostly spend more than 12 days on the island (79%).
OPTIMISM BY TRAVEL AGENTS FOR REUNION ISLAND SINCE JANUARY 2015
This barometer also measures the trend of bookings and departures on the cumulative period from January to October 2015, and highlights the enthusiasm of travelers and travel distributors for French island of Reunion Island.
In second place, just after the French West Indies, Reunion Island is experiencing a positive trend in bookings with increased passenger numbers by 13% and increased its sales volume by 4%.
REUNION ISLAND – UNIQUE ULTRAMARINE GREEN DESTINATION
While all French destinations experiencing a negative trend in terms of cumulative departures from January 2015, Reunion Island is the only overseas destination that identifies with positive cumulative departures.
With a 6% increase in passenger numbers and an increase of 1% of its business volume, Reunion Island holds its own against the other French destinations that show a decline of more than 10% of their tendency departures.