And the winners are…

The winners of the annual “Challenge des Agences Receptives Partenaires 2013” have been revealed yesterday in St. Denis, the capital of Reunion Island, when the Reunion Island Tourism Board (IRT) announced who won the four available categories of the competition.

Throughout the last year, six incoming agencies participated in the Reunion Island Challenge Distributors for the competition which was set up by the IRT. The objective of this challenge was to boost the distribution network and increase sales partner agencies. Competing were: Connections Meeting, Papangue Tours, Bourbon Tourism, Mille Tours, Alizoa Travel, and Counter Coral. These six agencies competed over the following categories: Best turnover, Best progress made, Best seller, and Best seller progression.

The results were announced by Reunion Island Tourism to the participants, and their representatives were presented with trophies and prizes for the winners.

Best turnover: Papangue Tours
Best Progress made: Connections Meeting
Best seller: Christelle Mussard – Papangue Tours
Best seller progression: Sophie Catherine – Mille Tours

On this occasion, Papangue Tours and Connections Meeting were presented with a trophy created by Valerie Heinis of the Art Workshop Marquetterie. Christelle Mussard of Papangue Tours and Sophie Catherine de Mille Tours were offered a PassKdo worth €250.

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