April 21, 2024

Culinary Travel: A Taste of Place to get a Sense of Place

Part 1 of this series takes a look at when and how the Culinary and Food Tourism Industry came to be. It discusses the terms used in the industry, how they interact, and how the industry has evolved. The way forward and strategy for the successful implementation of a successful culinary tourism programme and how they fit in the overall food tourism industry.
April 21, 2024

The Malta Tourism Authority welcomes ITAKA Poland in 2024

In a prestigious event in earlier this year, the MTA Chairman Dr Gavin Gulia welcomed and thanked ITAKA Poland for their commitment to the market, for visiting and experiencing the Maltese Islands, and for hosting one of their conferences in our country.
April 19, 2024

A Culinary Prodigy: Jake Caruana’s Journey from Kitchen Enthusiast to Private Chef Sensation

At just 16 years old, Jake Caruana has already made a name for himself in the culinary world, breaking barriers and establishing himself Malta’s newest Private Chef. His journey began at a tender age, and now, he is creating waves with his innovative dishes and passion for the art of cooking.
April 19, 2024

Embracing Sustainability: Paving the Way for Tourism Success

It has been an eventful end of 2023 and beginning of 2024 for the Malta Tourism Authority. Sustainability has become an increased necessity to the tourism industry.
April 17, 2024

The MTA launches Discovery, the High-End Travel Guide for the Maltese Islands

The Malta Tourism Authority has unveiled a comprehensive guidebook for high-end travel to the Maltese Islands. The aim of the guidebook is to elevate tourism experience and to provide informative and interesting coverage about the destination, offering insight on family travel, active holidays, gastronomy, wellness, culture and much more.
April 17, 2024

Dine with The Stars: A Focus on Service

In a magical evening that combined the love of fine dining with a heart for giving back, Dine With The Stars illuminated the hearts and palates of ninety fortunate food lovers in Malta. This wasn't just any dinner; it was a gala with a mission, powered by the Island's MICHELIN-starred chefs, all six of them - coming together to support the Malta Community Chest Fund.
April 16, 2024

Association for Catering Establishment’s Opinion on Tourist Arrivals in 2023

The Association for Catering Establishments (ACE) congratulates the Minister for Tourism and the top brass at Visit Malta on the record number of tourist arrivals in 2023. The tourism industry has become the most lucrative revenue stream for the government and local economy alike. Taking a ride down memory lane, back in the 1970s our tourist arrivals capped at 170,800 visitors, more than five decades later we are almost at 3 million.
April 14, 2024

Food, The Way Forward: What the Experts Think

Let me start with a disclaimer. I love meat, fish, and fowl. I love all seafood, including sea urchins, or rather loved them while they were available and legal to extract.
April 14, 2024

The Imperative for Better Skilled Hospitality Professionals

In an era defined by globalisation, rapid technological advancements, and ever-evolving consumer preferences, within the hospitality industry the need for highly skilled professionals in hospitality is getting ever stronger. The demand for individuals equipped with a diverse skill set and a good understanding of industry trends has never been greater.
April 13, 2024

Celebrating Five Years of Excellence: HORECA Magazine’s Unforgettable Anniversary Event

In a picturesque afternoon that unfolded amidst the sprawling vineyards of Ta’ Betta Wine Estate, HORECA Group marked a significant milestone: five years of unparalleled dedication to the hospitality industry. However, this event was more than just a celebration of the past; it heralded the dawn of a new era with the soft launch of their much-anticipated restaurant and hotel experience guide, aptly titled The List.