Reunion Island promotes itself as a prime wedding and honeymoon destination
Alongside 45 exhibitors from the wedding industry, Reunion Island also exhibited at the Bourges Wedding fair where the islands’ tourism marketers shared a booth with tour operator Thomas Cook. The tour operator promoted the island as the only honeymoon destination. Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) took advantage of this tremendous opportunity to confirm the positioning of Reunion Island as a premier honeymoon destination in the Indian Ocean.
Reunion Island exhibits at the Holidays Geneva Show
The 21st edition of the fair, Holidays Geneva, took place from November 13-15, and this year, for the first time, the event was thrown open to the general public. The Geneva Holiday Saloon was also this year integrated with Automnales, the annual fair of contemporary Geneva, which has been running since 2009. On that occasion, Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) and its partners unveiled and showcased their attractions and allowed visitors to the stand to discover the destination.
RN2D Club targets Belgian travel agents
The first overseas destination to have joined the Club Destination Groups of the National Network of Departmental Destination (Rn2D) was Reunion Island. It is no wonder, therefore, that Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) participated in a workshop which took place earlier this month in Brussels. This is the first time a workshop was held in the Belgian capital in order to promote Reunion Island in that market.
20th edition of the Mégavalanche on Reunion Island set for end of November
The twentieth edition of Mégavalanche, which is THE downhill mountain bike race on Reunion Island, will take place on the west coast of the island on Saturday, November 28, and Sunday, November 29. This is an opportunity to take on the double Olympic champion Julien Absalon racing the trail of Maido, which has become the downhill mecca par excellence for all the real and wannabe champions.
Exploring Reunion Island by video game
The video game, released a few days ago, is based on such classic video games including one of the most famous ever, Super Mario Bros, which was launched by Japanese multinational Nintendo in the 1980s and back then took the gaming world by storm.
Two resorts on Reunion Island bag major environmental awards
On the occasion of the 28th edition of the French Business Awards for Environment, the Palm Hotel&Spa and the Iloha Seaview Hotel were each awarded the grand prize of the category management and initiatives for sustainable development. This trophy rewards the performance of these hostels in environmental management and their ongoing investment in state-of-the-art green technologies.
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.