Top French athletes come to Reunion Island for training in the sun
The French athlete, Renaud Lavillenie, arrived on the island on November 30 for the seventh consecutive year to train with the France team in pole vault under the sun of the Southern Hemisphere. Last weekend, the athletes also gave the Reunion Island residents a show on the Boucan Canot beach with a demonstration of their skills in their chosen discipline.
Reunion Island Tourism: Thinking outside the box
The Inter-communal Tourist Office (ITO) in the north of Reunion Island recently launched its new mobile tourist information office. It is the first of its kind on Reunion Island and will be visibly deployed at all major commercial, social, and tourism events to help promote the tourism northern territory.
Tourism scooter on the loose on Reunion Island
On Wednesday this week, the Inter-communal Tourist Office (ITO) West inaugurated its new mobile information kiosk in the form of a scooter. By mid-December, tourism consultants from the regional ITO West will crisscross the roads of their district to meet tourists in markets, along the beaches, and in places of interest.
Reunion Island Tourism presents a look back at 2015 and a look ahead for 2016
Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) earlier this week held a working meeting to provide the island's tourism sector with proposals for activities planned for 2016. At the same time, the IRT also presented an evaluation of activities conducted in 2015.
Reunion Island remains among the top French destinations in terms of reservations
Each month, the tourism barometer SNAV/Atout France reflects the trends of the activity of French travel distributors to French destinations (mainland and overseas) and including those called medium and long-haul. This survey gives a picture of developments in the market of tourism-related sales, both in number of passengers and volume of business over a year. It also provides information on reservation time and duration of stay. These data refer systematically on bookings and departures.
Reunion Island’s National Park Authority partners with local produce firms
In a ground-breaking development, worth looking at by African mainland national park bodies, Reunion Island's national park authority has now joined hands with local producers to launch a new product line “Esprit Parc National,” or in English, “The Essence of the National Parks.”