Quality remains at the heart of Reunion Island’s tourism industry
Reunion Island Tourism (IRT), through its Engineering and Development division, is working to make the tourism offerings of the territory more attractive, more qualitative, more competitive, more innovative, and more sustainable. Faced with profound and constant changes of the industry, up-to-date information for local professionals and project leaders is absolutely fundamental.
Reunion Island’s top paraglider aims high as he qualified for world championship
In the mountains above the town of Itea in the Fokida region of central Greece, the qualifying was held for the World Cup Paragliding, and Sebastian Coupy, Reunion Island’s top paraglider, was of course there. This was a decisive step for the Reunion champion, who needed to collect valuable points to qualify for the circuit of the World Cup 2016.
Whale-watching season open on Reunion Island
Reunion Island is one of the best places in the world for whale watching, including humpback whales, which are classified as a protected species. These giants of the sea are a strong symbol, a tribute to nature and living heritage that are undeniably one of the wonders of Reunion Island, and year after year, they are seen by more and more visitors who come to the island to witness this amazing spectacle.
Interview with comedian Cauet
The setting is ideal. Set along the lagoon, Cauet, the presenter and also comedian, DJ, producer - in short the Jack of all Trades of PAF - has just returned from a helicopter flight over the island. He who "likes it when it's quiet" is on Reunion Island for a double spectacle: the ending of the tour of his one-man show "Cauet on stage" and a DJ set. With two events to cover in three days, would it be as calm as he claims?
Golden Mustache: The hilarious interview!
After shooting their latest short film on Reunion Island, the Golden Moustache team is now perched at the edge of a swimming pool, enjoying a well-deserved rest under the sun of the southern hemisphere. The Golden Mustache team granted Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) an (almost) exclusive interview, aimed to find out the whys and whereabouts of the venture. Julien Josselin, co-author and actor; Vincent Valentine, co-writer and actor; Adrien Menielle, co-writer and actor; and Flober, actor, accompanied by Stephan Carlod, the clip’s director and cinematographer, were all asked about their Reunion Island adventure in search of the treasures of the infamous pirate, La Buse.
The “Golden Moustache team” of parodists returns to the big and small screen with a new Reunion Island-based film
The “Golden Moustache”, seeking out the treasure of La Buse - that surely will be a story to watch considering their past antics in their short long feature of Fantome de Merde produced already over a year ago and having since kept their fan community waiting for a new adventure.
Reunion Island: Experiences ecotourism enthusiasts dream about
Reunion Island’s French tour operator, Exotismes, just designed an offering dedicated to those passionate about ecotourism. Travelers will be able to meet humpback whales in the Indian Ocean thanks to a new tourism product. The program includes a stay in a high-end hotel and boat trips that will take tourists out to observe these huge mammals in their natural environment.
Reunion Island’s domestic tourism promotion “Alon Bat Kare” returns this weekend
Another domestic tourism promotion will get underway this weekend when the people of Reunion Island will be able to sample the wide range of tourism attractions and products at significant rebates, including voucher packages rolling several activities into one.
Twenty travel agents have a chance to strike gold with Reunion Island trip
French tour operator, Exotismes, in their annual competition in which over 500 travel agents participated, gave the 20 winners a double surprise this year. To start with, the winners were only told when they arrived at the airport in Paris CDG where their journey would take them. The destination alone was a big surprise as it comprised a week on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion, followed by another week on the neighboring Vanilla Island of Mauritius. The agents were flown from Paris to their two destinations by Reunion Island’s home airline, Air Austral, and plenty of action awaited them during their stay on the islands.
Reunion Island’s cuisine makes it to French national television
There is a saying that love goes through the stomach and that is particularly true for lovers of Reunion Island as a destination, who were able to sample the fine Creole cuisine of the island. Babette de Rozieres, a renowned television celebrity chef, recently came to the island to produce four cooking programs which will be screened over four Sundays across France on Channel O.