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September 20, 2021

Novameta’s First Cooking Suite Unveiled

  Lithuania-headquartered fabricator Novameta is expanding its product range with the launch of its first cooking suite.   Two years in the making, the range is a professional, height-adjustable cooking island.   The island suite is designed to deliver a convenient, quick, and effective work space for a large team. The product features a variety of components, including different types of grill, induction hobs, induction woks, deep fat fryer and others.   Novameta CEO Mindaugas Jonuškis said the company has been always successful in offering complex, customised solutions to satisfy its customers’ needs: “The latest professional cooking island is further […]
September 6, 2021

Air Malta Launches New Website and Booking Engine

  Added:  6 September, 2021   Air Malta has re-launched its popular website airmalta.com, and upgraded its internet booking engine as part of wide-ranging initiatives to transform its digital ecosystem.   With a fresh, clean, intuitive, modern design and navigation layout, the site is optimised for a better user experience with components of personalisation depending on customer preferences, such as country of residence and preferred language. The website and booking engine are now fully integrated with the airline’s customer relationship management platform giving Air Malta a 360-degree view of its online customers that will assist it in offering personalised offers […]
September 2, 2021

The 2021 Definitive(ly) Good Guide to Restaurants Survey is Now Open

  Added:  2 September, 2021   You can now vote – The Definitive(ly) Good Guide to Restaurants in Malta & Gozo annual Restaurant survey is open until 30th September   The Definitive(ly) Good Guide to Restaurants in Malta & Gozo returns after a COVID break last year and will be holding its annual restaurant survey online at www.restaurantsmalta.com during the month of September.  This will be its 21st survey which will result in the 21st guide and awards ceremony.  The survey will determine the top rated 150 restaurants which will have a free listing in the guide and the top […]
August 30, 2021

Air Malta appoints ‘Discover the World’ as Trade, Sales and Marketing Partners

Picture shows Ian Murray, CEO Discover the World (left) together with Roy Kinnear, Air Malta’s Chief Commercial Officer during a familiarisation trip to the airline’s headquarters in Luqa, Malta. Added: 30 August, 2021   As Europe opens up for regional travel, Air Malta has renewed its focus to trade partners with the appointment of ‘Discover the World’ for the markets of the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland.   Air Malta’s Chief Commercial Officer Roy Kinnear said, “We are pleased to be expanding our relationship with Discover the World, who were already assisting us in our activities in secondary markets. Discover […]
August 26, 2021

Total Outbound Tourists for Q2 2021 Estimated at 38,967

Added: 26 August, 2021   Total outbound tourists for the second quarter in 2021 were estimated at 38,967, while total nights spent amounted to 519,489.   Outbound Tourism: Q2/2021 April -June 2021  During the quarter under review, a total of 19,215 outbound tourist trips were undertaken for visiting friends and relatives, followed by 9,740 trips for holiday purposes. Most outbound tourists were aged between 25 and 44 years (55.6 per cent), followed by those within the 45-64 age bracket (24.1 per cent) (Table 1). Italy remained the most popular destination, with a share of 37.8 per cent of total tourist […]
August 10, 2021

Close to 311,700 Passengers Travelled Through MIA in July

Added: 10 August, 2021 Source:  MIA   CLOSE TO 311,700 PASSENGERS TRAVELLED THROUGH MALTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN JULY   39 per cent of July 2019 traffic levels recouped last month Seat load factor (SLF) for July stood at 52.6 per cent The UK ranked second among MIA’s top five markets for July   Last month’s traffic through Malta International Airport totalled 311,692 passenger movements, recouping 39 per cent of July 2019 traffic levels.   This shows that Malta is recovering at a slower pace than its Southern European counterparts whose recovery rate for July averaged at 57 per cent according […]
August 10, 2021

Air Malta Check-In at Rome Fiumicino Airport Returns to Terminal 1

Added: 10 August, 2021 Source:  AirMalta   Check-in for Air Malta flights at Rome’s Fiumicino has returned to Terminal 1. The terminal had been closed since 17 March 2020 due to the pandemic.   During the past months the terminal has undergone major upgrades aimed at increasing social distancing, maintaining safety protocols and offer better ambience. A dedicated family lane has also been set up to provide a seamless and a faster check in process for families. Rome Fiumicino Airport has been awarded the Best Airport in the EU for three consecutive years by ACI (Airports Council International).   Air […]
August 9, 2021

Hospitality Investor Confidence Keeps On Rising

Added: 9 August, 2021 Source:  Hospitality Insights   Investor confidence in the hospitality sector has continued its rise on the back of a gradual improvement in the global economic outlook.   With the Delta variant causing concerns across much of the world, Covid-19 remains very much a fixture of the conversation but that hasn’t curbed levels of optimism.   According to the Hospitality Insights Investor Sentiment Assessment for the second quarter of 2021 in partnership with ABP Invest, the proportion of investors who are “strongly positive” on the hospitality sector for the following 12 months has increased by more than […]
July 24, 2021

A New Economic Model in Tourism – ADPD / The Green Party

Added: 24 July, 2021   At a press conference in Floriana today, ADPD Chairperson Carmel Cacopardo and spokesperson and Deputy Secretary General Sandra Gauci spoke about the effects of the pandemic, and climate change on the tourism industry.   Sandra Gauci noted that it is a shame that the hoteliers’ association is once again demanding special treatment, when they themselves have caused their own problems. “The MHRA has called for the exemption of workers in the tourism sector from income tax on overtime. But they forget to tell us the real reasons why some of their workers chose to leave […]
July 23, 2021

Malta Tourism Authority Signs Agreement with VeriFLY

    Added: 23 July, 2021 On Friday 23rd July, 2021, the Malta Tourism Authority has signed an agreement with Verifly aimed at offering a hassle-free solution for tourists from the USA, travelling to Malta. VeriFLY’s privacy-centric design ensures the user’s data is secured and only used for the purpose and period of time required to satisfy travel requirements. Moreover, VeriFLY users will maintain strict controls over how, when and with whom their information is shared.   As to what regards passengers traveling to Malta, these will have the opportunity to verify their wellness and provide other documentation, as required […]