History

We are an inbound and outbound ecotours operator that based in Indonesia. Besides organising ecotours like Dugong watching tours, wildlife watching tours, mangrove tours; we also organise traditional village visits, coffee tours, island hopping & snorkelling and diving trips, spearfishing tours & freediving tours; we also an outbound tour operator that organise unique trips such as religious tours, diving, photography and expeditions to various countries in the world.

We are certified Signing Blue tour operator that made us do our business based on responsible & sustainable business ethics. In 2017, we got an award from an UN Agency – International Trade Centre – that made us chosen as one of six most influential tourism business owned & managed by women in Indonesia. We joined the UN ITC’s project: IORA SheTrades from 2017 – 2018.

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We are now undergoing ecotours operator certification from Travelife.

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We work with many indigenous tribes, local women groups and disadvantaged communities in Indonesia. Part of the benefit that we made from the tours goes directly to support various social projects in Indonesia such as traditional women weavers group, organic coffee farmers, organic honey-farmers, seaweed farmers, local handicrafts artisan. We also have a special project for women & children who escaped domestic violence to support them during their stay in safe houses.

MALA Tours was established in 15 September 2015 by 3 women that previously worked in humanitarian world for many years. They are Melissa Augustina, Mika Maharani Gynecologia and Meiseani Hortensia. Then as our company grows over the years, we also joined by other staff which create a gender-balanced team.

Team

Melissa Augustina

Director

She’s the founder of our company and her passion in travel and extensive experiences in NGOs and UN Agencies made she include social added values in our tours so we became a social enterprise. She loves diving, snorkelling and travelling to off-beaten-path destinations.

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Mika Maharani

Vice Director

She’s one of the co-founders of our company. Her excellent communication and creative skills made her MALA Tours’ representatives in many social projects we do. She’s also our key person for women empowerment activities that we combine with our tours. She loves to do yoga and listening to music.

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Vindy Otrivani

Finance Manager

She’s a really skilled accountant of our company and our representative office’s head in Jakarta. She arranges the transfer in and out and handling visa process for our clients and also help in visa processing procedures. In her free time she loves to work out and travel.

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Rifai Awim

Head of Marketing

He’s our newest Head of Marketing and also an excellent guide that previously work as Safety & Rescue Trainer for various mining companies. His insights on how to conduct proper safety and security procedures, making him our valuable staff to assess the safety of every destinations before we offer new tours. He also train our guides in term of safety, rescue and first aid procedures.

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Representative
Team

01.

Sulawesi

Doris

She had been working as a an English-speaking guide for more than 10 years before she join MALA Tours. She’ll really skilled in arranging trekking trips and bring you to remote jungle in Sulawesi such as Lore Lindu national park and Tana Toraja.

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02.

Sumba

Vecky

Our energetic and adventurous guide in Sumba island, Vecky, is known for his love for animals. He’s a reliable source with extensive knowledge about the iconic Sumba island.

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03.

Morotai

Nurdiana

Our World War II specialist guide who had been working tirelessly in promoting the historical values of the Morotai and Ternate islands. She loves to cook and travel to explore unknown areas.

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04.

Timor

Ellen

She’s our Timor island tour guide who love to trek and experience the wildlife. She’s also very well-known among the tribes’ chiefs in Timor island.

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Partners

SATISFIED CLIENTS

EXHIBITIONS
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Sebelum pandemi covid-19, penduduk desa menjual langsung produk-produk yang mereka buat sendiri kepada wisatawan yang datang ke desa mereka langsung, tetapi sejak Covid dan nyaris semua industri pariwisata Indonesia lumpuh karena tidak ada atau sedikit turis yang datang, maka kami memutuskan untuk membantu memasarkan produk mereka secara nasional dan internasional dengan menggandeng Organeast Indonesia.

Organeast
Products

ITB Berlin 2017

MALA ECOTOURS participated in ITB Berlin 2017 after chosen as one of six best Indonesia tour operators that are owned and/or managed by women by International Trade Centre – an UN Agency based in Geneva – Switzerland. We are included in IORA SheTrades Project 2017-2018.

ITB Asia 2017

MALA ECOTOURS participated in ITB Asia in Singapore 2017 after chosen as one of six best Indonesia tour operator owned and managed by women by International Trade Centre – an UN Agency based in Geneva – Switzerland. We are included in IORA SheTrades Project 2017-2018.

PARA Travel Mart 2018

International Trade Centre – an UN Agency based in Geneva – Switzerland, invited us to participate in PATA Travel Mart 2018 in Macau SAR. We are included in IORA SheTrades Project 2017-2018 as one of the best tourism business from Indonesia.

WTM London 2017

We were chosen again by SheTrades IORA Project sponsored by International Trade Center to participate in World Travel Market in London in November 2017.

WTM London 2019

MALA Ecotours was invited by the Provincial Government of East Nusa Tenggara Province to participate in World Travel Market 2019 in London, UK. This time we promote Exotic East Nusa Tenggara tourism products.

Ferien Messe Vienna 2019

MALA Ecotours was invited by the Provincial Government of East Nusa Tenggara Province to participate in World Travel Market 2019 in London, UK. This time we promote Exotic East Nusa Tenggara tourism products.

Holiday World Prague 2018

MALA Ecotours was invited by the Provincial Government of East Nusa Tenggara Province to participate in World Travel Market 2019 in London, UK. This time we promote Exotic East Nusa Tenggara tourism products.

Holiday World Prague 2019

MALA Ecotours was invited by the Provincial Government of East Nusa Tenggara Province to participate in World Travel Market 2019 in London, UK. This time we promote Exotic East Nusa Tenggara tourism products.

ITF Slovakitour 2019

MALA Ecotours was invited by the Provincial Government of East Nusa Tenggara Province to participate in World Travel Market 2019 in London, UK. This time we promote Exotic East Nusa Tenggara tourism products.