2023 breaks records for highest number of tourism arrivals in Malta’s history

February 12, 2024
by Anthea Cachia

Last year, Malta witnessed tourist expenditure totalling €2.7 billion, reflecting a 32.7% increase

Skills card on track to come into effect in March

February 8, 2024
by Robert Fenech

The initiative’s introduction was delayed after consultation with the industries affected

New Malta-Ragusa link to operate from Valletta Cruise Port initially

February 8, 2024
by Robert Fenech

A new terminal in Marsa is still in shell form

November 2023 sees sharp increase in tourism with over 200,000 visitors to Malta

January 16, 2024
by BN Writer

The penultimate month of 2023 saw a 24.7% increase in tourists when compared to the same month last year

Ryanair fares no longer available on online air travel agents like Kayak or Kiwi

January 3, 2024
by Robert Fenech

The Irish airline welcomed the removal of its flights from “pirate sites”, but warned of short-term impacts

Inflation and geopolitical conflict main threats to tourism in 2024, say tourism and hospitality lobbies

December 29, 2023
by Robert Fenech

The Gozo Tourism Association also highlighted construction as a major threat to the rural island’s continuing attractiveness to tourists

Six-storey hotel proposed to replace vacant HSBC Mellieħa branch and neighbouring building

December 18, 2023
by Anthea Cachia

This proposal basement parking, stores, a hair salon, along with a cafeteria and restaurants

MTA and FEE sign agreement to introduce eco-certification labels in the hospitality industry

December 14, 2023
by Anthea Cachia

The process towards certification is meticulous and is awarded through the Green Key programme

Vast majority of Gozitan tourism businesses say cost of skills card for TCN workers is too high

December 4, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Respondents divided on whether workers currently in employment should be dismissed if they do not pass test

Cruise passenger traffic up 56%

November 13, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Over a third of all passengers came from Italy and Germany

MHRA lauds Budget’s plan to boost economy despite lack of tourism-related measures

October 31, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Hotels face several challenges – but the Budget does not address any of them

Skills card for tourism workers is welcome, additional burden is not – hospitality stakeholders

October 28, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Hospitality businesses representatives are supportive of measures to improve workers’ skills, but warn against actions that increase businesses’ operational costs

‘Free-for-all is over’ – Government mandates skills card for TCN tourism workers from January 2024

October 26, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Workers will be trained in English, Malta’s tourism product and customer service, among other skills

Air Malta to shut down by 30th March 2024, Government to invest €350 million in new airline

October 2, 2023
by Robert Fenech

The airline was established in 1973

MTA and local councils to share information about holiday rentals to tackle waste problems

September 22, 2023
by Robert Fenech

The Malta Tourism Authority will provide local councils with information about owners of holiday premises

2023 breaks records for highest number of tourism arrivals in Malta’s history

February 12, 2024
by Anthea Cachia

Last year, Malta witnessed tourist expenditure totalling €2.7 billion, reflecting a 32.7% increase

Skills card on track to come into effect in March

February 8, 2024
by Robert Fenech

The initiative’s introduction was delayed after consultation with the industries affected

New Malta-Ragusa link to operate from Valletta Cruise Port initially

February 8, 2024
by Robert Fenech

A new terminal in Marsa is still in shell form

November 2023 sees sharp increase in tourism with over 200,000 visitors to Malta

January 16, 2024
by BN Writer

The penultimate month of 2023 saw a 24.7% increase in tourists when compared to the same month last year

Ryanair fares no longer available on online air travel agents like Kayak or Kiwi

January 3, 2024
by Robert Fenech

The Irish airline welcomed the removal of its flights from “pirate sites”, but warned of short-term impacts

Inflation and geopolitical conflict main threats to tourism in 2024, say tourism and hospitality lobbies

December 29, 2023
by Robert Fenech

The Gozo Tourism Association also highlighted construction as a major threat to the rural island’s continuing attractiveness to tourists

Six-storey hotel proposed to replace vacant HSBC Mellieħa branch and neighbouring building

December 18, 2023
by Anthea Cachia

This proposal basement parking, stores, a hair salon, along with a cafeteria and restaurants

MTA and FEE sign agreement to introduce eco-certification labels in the hospitality industry

December 14, 2023
by Anthea Cachia

The process towards certification is meticulous and is awarded through the Green Key programme

Vast majority of Gozitan tourism businesses say cost of skills card for TCN workers is too high

December 4, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Respondents divided on whether workers currently in employment should be dismissed if they do not pass test

Cruise passenger traffic up 56%

November 13, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Over a third of all passengers came from Italy and Germany

MHRA lauds Budget’s plan to boost economy despite lack of tourism-related measures

October 31, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Hotels face several challenges – but the Budget does not address any of them

Skills card for tourism workers is welcome, additional burden is not – hospitality stakeholders

October 28, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Hospitality businesses representatives are supportive of measures to improve workers’ skills, but warn against actions that increase businesses’ operational costs

‘Free-for-all is over’ – Government mandates skills card for TCN tourism workers from January 2024

October 26, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Workers will be trained in English, Malta’s tourism product and customer service, among other skills

Air Malta to shut down by 30th March 2024, Government to invest €350 million in new airline

October 2, 2023
by Robert Fenech

The airline was established in 1973

MTA and local councils to share information about holiday rentals to tackle waste problems

September 22, 2023
by Robert Fenech

The Malta Tourism Authority will provide local councils with information about owners of holiday premises