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Promoting Madagascan crafts.

Antananarivo, Madagascar - In an unprecedented move to promote the talent and ingenuity of local craftspeople, Madagascar is preparing to host the first edition of the International Handicraft Fair Madagascar (IHM). Announced by Joël Randriamandranto, the Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts, at a press conference on 13 February, this event marks a major turning point in the promotion of Madagascan handicrafts on the world stage.

Vivy Travel Madagascar takes part in the Andavabatomaizana-Angavokely reforestation initiative.

As part of our ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability and conservation, Vivy Travel Madagascar was honoured to participate in the reforestation event organised by ORTANA, which took place yesterday (8 February 2024) on the Andavabatomaizina course in Angavokely. This initiative represents an important step in our efforts to actively contribute to the preservation of biodiversity and the fight against climate change in Madagascar.

Suspension of air and sea links between Mahajanga, Mayotte and the Comoros

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Antananarivo, 4 February - In a proactive move to prevent the emergence of cholera in the Boeny region, the local authorities have decided to temporarily suspend air and sea links with Mayotte and the Comoros. This decision follows the confirmation of cholera cases in the Comoros and the announcement of cholera-related deaths, along with the presence of the disease in a number of East African countries, including Mozambique.

A new tourist route on the RN1 to showcase local crafts?

Photo : Ministère du Tourisme et de l'Artisanat
The latest news: Madagascar's Ministry of Tourism and Handicrafts is planning to set up a 'Handicrafts Route' along the busy Route Nationale 1, which runs from Antananarivo to Tsiroanomandidy, via Arivonimamo and Miarinarivo, all the way to Ampefy. The aim of this initiative is to promote the exceptional work of local craftsmen on this road, which is very popular with both national and international tourists.

Qatar Airways Boosts Flights to Madagascar in a Move to Enhance Tourism

Antananarivo, 27 January 2024- Qatar Airways is set to increase its flights to Madagascar, boosting air connectivity and tourism. Under a new agreement, the airline will operate seven weekly flights to the island nation, with the aim of attracting a significant number of tourists and business travellers.