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Madagascar Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Madagascar, officially the Republic of Madagascar, and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, approximately 400 kilometres off the coast of East Africa. At 592,800 square kilometres Madagascar is the world's 2nd largest island country.

Madagascar Nosy Be Reopens for International Travel

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020 17:00

The government of Madagascar has announced that the island of Nosy Be will reopen for international travel on October 1, 2020. Fascene Airport on Nosy Be will be ready to ... Read More

COVID Organics from Africa cures Coronavirus and is available to the world

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2020 08:09

Travel, Tourism and Herbs are big business in Madagascar. The population of this African Island Country is more than 26 million people. Currently, no one in Madagascar died on Coronavirus, ... Read More

Air Austral and Air Madagascar partnership headed for breakdown?

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 25, 2020 02:37

On Reunion Island, it is being reported that the existing partnership agreement in place between Air Austral of Reunion Island and Air Madagascar of Madagascar are facing ongoing challenges as ... Read More

Vanilla Island Tourism started 2020 with challenges

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 5, 2020 07:58

The Vanilla Island Region is tourism cooperation between Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion Island, Seychelles The recent shark attack that took place on Praslin island, Seychelles as a visitor was ... Read More

Air Madagascar suspending flights to Johannesburg

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 12, 2019 00:08

It has been confirmed from Air Madagascar that effective early January the airline will be stopping its twice weekly flights from Antananarivo to Johannesburg. This service using a Boeing B737-800NG ... Read More

Madagascar National Tourism Board organized a four-city roadshow in India and Raining responses from Indian Travel Trade

editor editor- November 2, 2019 19:33

Madagascar’s stunning beauty is so bountiful that a lifetime would not be enough to encompass them all. It is one of those rare destinations with the art of conjuring up ... Read More

Radisson Hotel Group banks on Africa: 11 new hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 24, 2019 11:49

Radisson Hotel Group added 11 new hotels in Africa within the first nine months of 2019, accelerating its expansion across the continent. This brings the Group’s African portfolio to almost ... Read More

Pope Francis travels to Mauritius, Mozambique and Madagascar

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- September 9, 2019 21:33

The Catholic Pope Francis' three-nation tour started in Mozambique and will end in the island of Mauritius. The last pope to visit Madagascar was John Paul II 30 years ago. ... Read More

Madagascar set to experience tourism-driven boom this year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019 15:24

New study reveals that Madagascar, which is a magnet for nature-loving tourists thanks to its unique flora and fauna and its unspoilt, authentic character, looks set to experience a tourism-driven ... Read More

Air Madagascar renews flights to Johannesburg

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:46

Air Madagascar has announced the resumption of flights between Antananarivo and Johannesburg, effective June 17. The airline previously flew to South Africa’s main industrial and commercial center but halted flights ... Read More

Air Austral and Air Madagascar launch new loyalty card program

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 00:27

The financial and route partnership between Air Austral and Air Madagascar, which was cemented when the Reunion based French airline became a 49 percent shareholder in the Malagasy national airline, ... Read More

Reunion and Madagascar Presidents discuss regional cooperation

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019 01:44

A meeting took place between the President of the Réunion Region, Didier Robert, and the new President of the Republic of Madagascar, His Excellency Andry Rajoelina. On official travel to ... Read More

Madagascar newly elected president always believed in tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:15

Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina has always believed in tourism as a key industry for Madagascar and for the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands. Read More

Macolline forest joins African Tourism Board

editor editor- December 21, 2018 20:19

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is pleased to announce that Macolline forest in Northeastern Madagascar has joined ATB as a member. Read More

Vanilla Islands serving the African Tourism Board

editor editor- November 1, 2018 17:46

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Pascal Viroleau, CEO of the Vanilla Islands Organization, which includes Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, and Seychelles, to ... Read More

Fort Dauphin-Tulear – Reunion flights on Air Austral codeshare

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 23, 2018 11:18

Fort Dauphin-Tulear, south of Madagascar, and Saint-Denis, Reunion will be linked by Air Madagascar and Air Austral codeshare flights after December 33 Read More

Eden Lodge Madagascar influences regional development

editor editor- August 29, 2018 19:51

Green Globe member Eden Lodge Madagascar has focused on improving the lives within the community and developing its green area initiatives. Read More

Eden Lodge Madagascar: Making waves on coastal island

editor editor- August 15, 2018 21:16

Green Globe recently recertified the award-winning Eden Lodge in Madagascar, synonymous with combining luxury and sustainable development. Read More

Tsaradia takes off : The new airline in Madagascar

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- July 8, 2018 23:12

The first major aviation development has taken place on Madagascar, following the partnership agreement between Air Austral of Reunion and Air Madagascar. Tsaradia, a new domestic offspring of the national ... Read More

Beautiful island of Nosy-Be joins Ethiopian Airlines’ global network

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2018 16:13

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it will start thrice weekly service to Nosy-Be, Madagascar on March 27, 2018. An island off the northwest coast of Madagascar, Nosy-Be is the largest and ... Read More

Ethiopian Boeing 787-9 receives a rapturous welcome in Madagascar

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 10, 2017 15:10

Ethiopian’s new revolutionary flying machine has touched down in Madagascar to a warm welcome ceremony. Read More

Official Statement on Plague by Indian Ocean countries – Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 7, 2017 14:38

The Minister of Tourism of Madagascar, Roland Ratsiraka, the Minister of Tourism of Mauritius, Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, SC and the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine of the Seychelles, ... Read More

Air Austral invests in Air Madagascar: A Vanilla Island Opportunity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 15, 2017 05:11

Vanilla Island airlines Air Austral from Reunion and Air Madagascar have confirmed that they have finalized and signed a deal under which the French registered home carrier of Reunion will ... Read More

One case of pneumonic plague confirmed in Seychelles: Authorities restricting travel entry from Madagascar

editor editor- October 12, 2017 00:45

The Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Port and Marine together with the Seychelles Tourism Board have announced that a decision has been taken to restrict entry of travelers coming from ... Read More

The Plague: Spreading in Madagascar – and Seychelles?

editor editor- October 11, 2017 00:19

Health officials in Seychelles have confirmed that 1 person has tested positive for the Pneumonic plague, and he is currently in isolation and being treated with antibiotics. A Seychellois basketball coach ... Read More

Vanilla price spike fuels crime across Madagascar

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 24, 2017 00:44

The price of vanilla, Madagascar's largest export, has risen in recent months after storm damage and growing demand for the natural extract squeezed the market. Since 2015 the price of ... Read More

Dozens of people killed in Madagascar bus crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 1, 2017 23:26

At least 34 people died when a bus carrying young Christian worshippers plunged down a steep ravine in central Madagascar, police and hospital officials said Tuesday. Police said 12 badly ... Read More

Turkish Cargo launches flights from Istanbul to Johannesburg and Madagascar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 30, 2017 06:06

Turkish Cargo, providing services to 120 countries in the world thanks to its extensive transportation network, launches its scheduled cargo flights to Johannesburg, the biggest industrial and commercial center in ... Read More