Our Mission

We are a Destination Management Company DMC specialized in the design and organization of luxury tailor made holidays tours in Madagascar. Our mission is to  “Provide in a sustainable and responsible way some very high quality tourism experiences”

The Company

Operating since 2009, we are a leader in the Madagascar luxury travel industry.  We serve a clientele of outbound tour operators requiring private tours, luxury holidays and VVIP travel arrangements for their clients. 

We are a “100% Malagasy” business meaning we are proudly owned and operated solely by Madagascar nationals.

The Founders

Haja Rasambainarivo & Njaka Ramandimbiarison

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.

 Affiliations & awards

We are member of the following travel trade associations : Atta ( Association for Tourism and Travel in Africa ) .

Since 2017, we are now a Serandipians DMC Partner.  We are a founding member of the House of Beyond.


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.

Madagascar Luxury Tour Operator & DMC