The particularities of Madagascar attract the majority of tourists in the provinces, including the north and south axis. Tourists only spend a short stay in Antananarivo before reaching their final destination and continue their tour. Tourism still to develop for the largest city of the island.
Professionals react to put "Antananarivo on the tourism market"
Operators and other tourism organizations are showing their desire to change things, including developing the tourist status of the city of Thousand and exploiting its full potential. They consult each other regularly during round tables organized monthly at the Alliance Française de Tananarive. These events, in the spirit of the slogan "Antananarivo on the tourism market", represent opportunities for these actors to exchange ideas and to consider projects to promote the city. For this penultimate month of the year, the meeting takes place on November 26th and usually starts at 3pm. Entities such as the professional group Go To Madagascar, the training institute Atout Tourism Madagascar or ORTANA will be represented. The presence of this last does not surprise because the regional office of tourism of Tanà is the first promoter of the destination. The organization of series of hikes through the 12 hills of the Capital this year 2009 was already part of its recovery plan for tourism tananarivien.
The 2009 - 2010 edition of Tanà Guide
After the publication of the directory for community tourism by the national tourist office, the new edition of Tanà Guide is out and is available in the various sales outlets, namely bookstores, travel agencies and tour operators , hotels ... and of course in the premises of the tourist office. The collaborations established by ORTANA bear fruit. The elaboration of the guide saw the contribution of the Antananarivo Urban Municipality and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Antananarivo. According to the director of the publishing house Mianjaika Communication, this guide plays the role of a real showcase of the city. Indeed, the information contained in the 244 pages of the book make the complete tour of everything you need to know about Tanà. In addition to the usual generalities of cities, tourist attractions and other administrative procedures, this guide also includes a directory of professionals and a guide to taxis-be lines. This new guide is published with 10,000 copies, of which the unit is sold at a price of 15,000 Ar.