La Réunion: a beloved touristic destination
Among this high numbers of touristic visits, they were 80 percent coming from metropolitan France to Réunion Island, while just about six percent were persons from non-European countries. La Réunion is an overseas department and region of France. It is a volcanic island that is deemed to be very attractive for mountain hikes and the tropical environment.
Touristic market in La Réunion
The island being a popular destination, there are in total more than 840 beds available for accommodation. Most of these are in mountain lodges and furnished rest houses, allowing the reception of hikers. The budget consecrated to a holiday in La Réunion generally amounted to more than 1,000 euros in total, of which about 660 euros for the accommodation, according to a survey from 2016.