RULES FOR THE ISLAND CHALLENGEArticle 1: Organisation
The DES HOTELS ET DES ILES hotel chain, the registered office of which is located at La Créole Beach Hôtel, BP 61 – 97190 Gosier - Guadeloupe is organising a sales challenge, known as the Island Challenge (Challenge Des Iles).Reservation period, (Booking window)
: from September 1st to November 15th, 2013The customer stay dates, (Booking Travel)
: from September 1st, 2013 to March 31st, 2013
The challenge is open to all travel agencies in possession of a licence
, with the exception of agencies listed in the Tour Operator, Internet and Tour Guide categories.Article 2: Purpose
The purpose of the Island Challenge is to boost the sale of stays
in the group’s hotels.Article 3: Participants
Participants take part in the challenge on a ipersonal and individual basis
. This challenge is reserved for counter staff having completed the online registration form ("Create your account") working in a travel agency.
Except in the event that an agreement to the contrary has been signed with the agency manager, when a participant leaves the agency during the challenge, the benefits accumulated during the Island Challenge
will be personally attributed to him/her. These must be taken before he/she leaves.Article 4: Registration
Participants must register for the challenge via the special form provided for this purpose on the www.deshotelsetdesiles.biz website. Unless stated otherwise by the Agency Manager or the Des Hôtels et Des Iles group’s sales department, in all cases:
• Eligible agencies under the terms of article 1 are considered as taking part.
• The registrations of counter staff are approved.
• In the event that the Island Challenge
campaign is renewed when it ends, all registrations will be renewed unless stated otherwise by the sales department.Article 5: General principles
Each participating staff member is issued with a personal, named and non-transferable account.
• After 5 (five) files of 7 nights during the predefined reservation period (the booking window) in the hotels of the Des Hôtels et Des Iles
group, offer to the seller an 4 night stay with bed-and-breakfast for 2 people, valid for a period of one year, according to availability.
Special promotions making it possible to gain additional sales will be organised during the Island Challenge
. The participants concerned by the promotion will be informed of this by e-mail. The details and rules for the promotion will be featured on the www.deshotelsetdesiles.biz website. Article 6: Prizes and prize types per country
The accumulated sales recorded in the participants’ personal accounts can be viewed and accessed by the participants and by the sales department of the Des Hôtels et Des Iles group
The following reward scheme will apply:
- For Canada : A wellness box SPA PAYOT OR 6 night stay with bed-and-breakfast for 2 people, valid for a period of one year, according to availability.
- For France: a Ticket Infini
gift voucher worth €10. This gift voucher is valid only in mainland France. Its validity period is one year.
- For Portugal, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark and Norway: gift vouchers worth €10. These are valid for a period of two years, for the above-mentioned countries only.
- For the other countries: a 4-ni ght stay with bed-and-breakfast for 2 people, valid for a period of one year, according to availability.
The booked sales are non-transferable and are valid for the whole duration of the campaign. After this date, all sales which have not been converted into prizes will be considered as lost. No compensation of a financial or any other nature will be issued for these sales.
Winners are only entitled to the benefits of the points attributed to them in the Challenge. The prizes must be accepted as defined in the rules. They may not be exchanged, taken back, refunded or exchanged for their cash value. Participants in the Island Challenge
campaign must bear the cost of any taxes generated by the gifts awarded to them according to French tax law. Des Hôtels et des Iles declines all liability concerning this point.
* Minimum threshold: the minimum threshold for access to the prizes is 3 sales for a minimum of 7 nightsArticle 7
Participation must be fair. It is strictly forbidden to modify or attempt to modify the proposed rules and terms for the game by any means whatsoever, particularly with a view to modifying the results. Participants are strictly forbidden from connecting to an account (taking the form of a login code and password) opened for any person other than him/herself. Any attempt to falsify sales results or the results of any special promotion will automatically lead to the participant being excluded from the challenge and to the deletion of any sales credits already earned.
The management of the Des Hôtels et des Iles
group reserve the right to shorten, extend, postpone, modify the participation terms of, or to cancel the present operation for any reason whatsoever with no possibility for the participants to claim any losses or damages of any form as result
Participation in this campaign implies pure and simple acceptance of the present rules. Any possible interpretation issues concerning the said rules will be resolved by the sales department of the Des Hôtels et des Iles
group. Their decisions will be final and binding with no appeal possible. The challenge as a whole will be subject to the French authorities, French law and the competent French courts.