Reunion Island Tourism showcases at WTM Africa 2018
(Posted 20th March 2018)
This year’s World Travel Market Africa (WTMA), taking place between 18 and 20 April at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), will bring some of the most prominent exhibitors and professionals within the hospitality, travel and tourism industry together, and Reunion Island Tourism Board is set to take centre stage.
Located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar and 175 kilometres southwest of Mauritius, Reunion Island is a region of France and is known for its remarkable diversity of landscapes and cultures. 40% of Reunion Island’s territory is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, providing a wonderful mix of authentic cultures and wild nature. Furthermore, the island is renowned for its volcanic, rainforested interior, offshore reefs, and adventure activities.
“It is important for us to engage and be active participants in initiatives such as WTM Africa, which allows us to begin conversations with the aim of harnessing strategic trade relationships and raise the profile for our unique destination. South Africa is a very important source market for us and we are keen to do what we can to encourage more people to visit our beautiful island”, says Stephane Bonneau – Head of Marketing & Promotion Wide Indian Ocean & Asia.
Travel trade professionals will have the opportunity to meet and interact with the Reunion Island Tourism board and Reunion hospitality delegation from Anthurium Tourisme Ocean Indien, Côté Sun, LUX*, Connections Reunion, Air Austral, Mille Tours, Villa Delisle****
To learn more about Reunion Island and to uncover more of its hidden treasures visit WTM Africa;
Dates: 18 – 20 April 2018
Time: Wed & Thurs (10:00 – 18:00), Fri (10:00 – 17:00)
Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre
Stand number: D14
WTM Africa, one of the most sought after events of the region was launched in 2014 with the aim of bringing the benefits and opportunities of global industry expertise to travel professionals in the region. Bearing the aforementioned in mind, Reunion Island Tourism Board is taking hold of this initiative to introduce attendees as well as travel and hospitality stakeholders to the unique features the island has to offer while continuing to invest in steady growth within the tourism and trade industry.
To make arrangements to interview Mr Stephane Bonneau and Mrs Hélène Bezuidenhoudt from the Reunion Island Tourism Board, please contact Chantal Nieuwenhuizen on chantal.
In addition to exhibiting at WTM Africa, exclusive travel trade workshops will be held around the country, where the Reunion Island delegation and the tourism board has invited their top tour operators and partners to join them to engage in educational sessions about this ultimate Indian Ocean Island destination. If travel trade is interested in registering for the workshops, please contact Hélène Bezuidenhoudt on helene.Bezuidenhoudt.