Figure 1: An image illustrating the map of Reunion
Reunion tourism refers to the type of tourism that involves visiting friends or family in Reunion Island, a French department located in the Indian Ocean. Reunion Island is a popular tourist destination that offers diverse attractions such as beaches, mountains, waterfalls, and cultural sites. Many tourists visit the island to reunite with their loved ones who reside there, making it a significant contributor to the island's tourism industry. Reunion tourism is also known as "visiting friends and relatives" tourism or VFR tourism. It is a type of tourism that is less expensive compared to traditional tourism as tourists can save on accommodation and food expenses by staying with their loved ones.