In order to increase the tourism yields from India market and to expand its business, the Reunion Island Tourism Board has come up with their first-ever ‘Cash Incentive Program’ for the Indian travel agents and tour operators.
Under this new scheme which is conceptualized in partnership with Representation World, the India representative of the Reunion Island Tourism Board, the agents will have to commit as well as deliver min 10 numbers of visitors from India market and upon successful completion of commitment, they are entitled to get the cash bonus which can go up to more than EUR 32,000*. This “Cash Incentive Program” is only valid post signing the official agreement with Reunion Island Tourism Board.
The scheme is performance-linked and is valid with both Air Austral and Air Mauritius (flights operating from India to Reunion Island). Under the scheme, one travel agent can earn uptoEUR 32,000 for 1751-2,000 pax (selling Reunion Island as a standalone destination) and up to EUR 20100 for 1751-2,000 pax (in combination with any other destination) in one year. This scheme is valid from 1st July 2017 to 30th June 2018.
“India market is an important market for Reunion Island and recently we have registered a growth of 175% from this market, which are an encouraging numbers for us. We are thrilled to announce this special scheme for India as it will undoubtedly help us to strengthen our position as a preferred holiday destination for Indian travellers through our trusted travel agents’ network in India,” said Mr. William Techer – Head of Promotion & Marketing India and Indian Ocean, Reunion Island Tourism Board”
Mr. Vineet Gopal Director India, Reunion Island Tourism Board shared, “I welcome this decision of the board and will ensure that this scheme is beneficial for both the trade partners, who have constantly supported us since the beginning as well as the Reunion Island Tourism Board, which has made various efforts to encourage the travel trade in India. Through this initiative, we aim to further strengthen our relationship with the Indian travel community.”
This scheme is a part of Reunion Island Tourism Board’s marketing activities for the this quarter to lure more Indian travellers to the destination. Also recently Reunion Island has won top place in ‘Top 7 Islands of the World’ in a competition of Wayn.