In 2017, ASISTEN Travel achieved being a final nominee in two categories ” Best Employer in Madagascar” & “Best Customer Service in Madagascar “. We won the World Travel Awards for Leading Tour Operator in Madagascar in 2020 & 2021.
We are a Destination Management Company specialized in the design and organization of tailor made holidays and luxury tours in Madagascar. Our mission is to “Provide in a sustainable and responsible way some authentic and high quality tourism products.” We are committed to your needs and also to the development of the Malagasy tourism industry.
Operating since 2009, we are the leaders in the Madagascar luxury travel industry. We serve a clientele of outbound tour operators and independent travellers requiring some private tours, luxury holidays and specialty travel thorough Madagascar.
We are a “100% Malagasy” business meaning we are owned and operated solely by Madagascar nationals.
In the early 90s, Haja Rasambainarivo & Njaka Ramandimbiarison first met on the benches of secondary school in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar. Both were ignited by their passion for travel and the development of their home country. Nearly 15 years later, the idea to start ASISTEN Travel was born on a 4×4 expedition on the west coast of Madagascar. They remain involved in the day to day management of the company, providing their unique touch and insight to each customized itinerary.
In 2013, we have been selected to partake to the CBI EXPRO Tourism Program. CBI (Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries) is an Agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. In the context of this program, we have been audited by European experts and extensively coached for doing business in Europe.
We are now member of the following travel trade associations : Atta ( Association for Tourism and Travel in Africa ) .
We are the only DMC from Madagascar being part of the PURE Life Experiences & We Are Africa movements. Since 2017, we are now a Traveller Made DMC Partner.