Reunion Island’s 23rd Grand Raid 2015 gets illuminated by Piton de la Fournaise
Reunion Island’s annual cross-country challenge, known as the “Grand Raid,” takes place this year from October 22-25, in other words in less than a week. Competitors and spectators coming to the island to witness the main 3 races - the “Diagonal of Fools” (164 kilometers), the “Bourbon Trail” (97 kilometers), and finally “The Mascarene” (65 kilometers) - will also be able to see the ongoing fourth eruption of the island’s main active volcano, the Piton de la Fournaise, which in an almost unprecedented way has now been spitting its fiery lava for over 50 consecutive days.
More destination awards for Reunion Island in India reflect growing tourism ties
During the 11th edition of the Hospitality India and Explore the World travel award ceremony held at the Ashok Hotel and Conference Centre in Delhi, Reunion Island, for the second time this year, claimed a major Indian travel trophy. Back in April, Reunion Island was voted as best emerging destination, and this time, it was the top prize for best emerging destination for travelers from India.
La Route des Tamarins Paragliding World Cup Series 2015 takes off on Reunion Island
Reunion Island is world acclaimed by fans of free flight for its exceptional off-sites and optimum air conditions all year long. The paragliding activity, a great tourist attraction for Reunion Island, takes off today with the opening of the La Route des Tamarins Paragliding World Cup Series in 2015.
Vacances Transat makes a return to Reunion Island after nearly a decade
Thirty travel agents and Vacances Transat officials just concluded an extensive fact-finding mission on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion, after the tour operators signaled their return to market Reunion after an absence of 9 years.
Magma and magnifique equals Magma’ Gnifique – only on Reunion Island
Four eruptions this year of the famous Piton de la Fournaise have raised interest levels greatly for visits to the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion, and the tourism marketers have promptly latched on to these events to hard-sell island holidays on the French mainland and elsewhere.
Reunion Island’s Tourism office enters into partnership with Roland Garros International Airport
Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) and the island’s primary international airport, Roland Garros International, a few days ago put pen to paper to ink a partnership deal, which is aimed to bring more international airlines and flights to Reunion Island.