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August 17, 2023

Malta and its Gastronomy

Michelin launched the fourth Malta Michelin Guide, announcing the list of restaurants that made it in this year’s edition. The new Michelin Guide recognises the outstanding restaurants, breadth of cuisine styles and culinary skills found in Malta, Gozo and Comino.
August 13, 2023

Success after Success: Malta’s 2023 Achievements So Far

The first quarter of 2023 has reached new levels in tourism numbers in more ways than one. Records have been reached in the number of arriving tourists, in the number of nights stayed, in tourism expenditure, and most important of all, in off-peak tourism growth.
August 9, 2023

Excellent Results for Q1: Optimism for Rest of 2023

The quarter 1 2023 MHRA survey carried out by Deloitte and supported by Bank of Valletta was indeed positive in many aspects as the results were similar to those achieved in 2019 which was the best ever year for the Maltese islands.
July 31, 2023

Fusing Fashion with Flavour

Mercury Towers by Zaha Hadid Architects and Scale Limited have announced the launch of Barlowes at the heart of the iconic new development.
June 15, 2023

Developing a Comprehensive Approach to the Future of the Tourism Industry

As we move through the year, 2023, further away from the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, we can acknowledge how our vision of tourism has been altered to a new reality.
June 10, 2023

For an Island Destination Air Connectivity will remain the Determining Factor

2022 arrived with connectivity at its lowest level, and rightly so, as it was near to impossible for visitors to come to Malta satisfying all the COVID health requirements in force at the time - especially given that these requirements seemed to change by the day and by the countries from which the traveller originated. Airlines reacted by cutting down on connectivity and Malta was no exception.
June 7, 2023

The 2023 WRMC Restaurants Quality Recognition Awards

The 9th annual WRMC Restaurants Quality Recognition Awards Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony took place at the Portomaso Suite at the Hilton Malta in January 2023 after a three-year absence due to COVID-19 restrictions.
June 5, 2023

Mercury Towers: Elevating Malta’s Urban Landscape

Once fully operational in Q1 of 2024, Mercury Towers will evolve into a vibrant new quarter encompassing accommodation, shopping, dining, entertainment, residential and wellness facilities, setting new standards for local industry.
June 2, 2023

Opening September 2023: Mercury Towers Nearing Initial Operational Phase

Mercury Towers, the long-awaited lifestyle destination, prepares to open its doors for shopping, dining and entertainment. September 2023 marks the first phase within a six-month launch period for the landmark location.
May 25, 2023

VisitMalta Incentives & Meetings

Previously known as Conventions Malta, VisitMalta Incentives & Meetings (VMIM) is a fresh brand having just been launched in May 2022. Following a research exercise, a decision was taken to incorporate the M.I.C.E. arm of the Malta Tourism Authority under one powerful umbrella brand, that is VisitMalta.