Reunion Island targets France work councils at Gamexpo
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the creation of the French “Comités d'Entreprise” (CE), Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) attended “Gamexpo” in Puy du Fou to engage with over 300 CE representatives and promote events and conferences on the island. The decision to attend was made easier by the success of having exhibited at the 2014 ELUCEO event where IRT had joined hands with tour operator Prometour to hard sell the island.
Healthy holidays - Reunion Island style
The exhibition “Velo City” in the French city of Nantes is one event Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) is sure to attend. The main aim of the trade show is to promote cycling in cities across France, across the rural areas of the French mainland, and also to cycle across the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion, where hundreds of kilometers of trails wait for the outdoor adventurers on their mountain bikes.
Training local tourism personnel key to competence and success
Most of the time it is foreign travel agents who come to Reunion Island to familiarize themselves with the island’s many attractions and discover the culture, cuisine, and biodiversity for which Reunion Island is now known the world over. This time, however, it was 18 local tourism operators brought together by Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) who were taken across the island to learn more about the many tourism offerings, accommodation types, hikes, and other adventure options, all aimed to give them greater product competence and become better ambassadors when dealing with tourists.
Net Managers assemble on Reunion Island for 10th anniversary congress
Net Managers is the annual global gathering of digital or e-tourism. After Montreal, Helsinki, Miami, Punta Cana, Vietnam, Bangkok, San Francisco, Sri Lanka, and Shanghai last year, Reunion Island will host the tenth edition of this great event dedicated to online tourism. From June 2-6, fifty movers and shakers of the tourism industry and fifteen journalists from the specialized press from France, Switzerland, and Belgium will meet to get insights into the economic, strategic, and technology of tomorrow’s way on how to conduct tourism business in cyberspace.
Sorefi Reunion Cyclo Tour riders discover Reunion Island
The more than 1,500 cyclists who responded to the call of Sorefi Reunion Cyclo Tour, which took place Sunday, May 3, 2015, did not know where they were headed! In total, four trials and routes awaited the cyclists with the main flagship race around Reunion Island offering a tough sporting challenge and other routes allowing the riders to explore the landscapes of the island.
The Electropicales #7: Return on a rainy but happy festival on Reunion Island!
Nearly 5,000 people attended the 7th ElecTropicales festival earlier this month on the French Indian Ocean Island of Reunion, all of them apparently happy but also more than a little wet as it kept raining on the show.
Reunion Island celebrating its Grand Boucan!
Grand Boucan is the event of the year on Reunion Island. The 19th edition of this multicultural event will be held Sunday, June 14, in the streets of Saint-Gilles-les-Bains, made pedestrian for the occasion, where the colors of the sparkly costumes will compete with those of tanks! With a parade under the banner of love, Cupid could uncheck you with one of his fiery darts.