Excellent Results for Malta International Airport in September 2021 Added: 11 October, 2021 Malta Tourism Authority welcomes the great news that the Malta International Airport welcomed a total of 418,473 passengers in September, which also marked the first time, since 1999, that September outpaced August in terms of passenger traffic, and the strongest month, in terms of passenger volumes, since the COVID-19 pandemic started. Seat-occupancy levels also remained below pre-pandemic levels, as airlines carried passengers to and from the airport at an average seat load factor of just over 70%. “The recent news published by the […]
Added: 7 October, 2021 Malta will be the first country in the world to participate in the Forbes International Star Award. This is a programme intended to certify restaurants and hotels with a view to training and rewarding the hospitality sector for the tourist product that is offended to the public. These details were announced at a press conference by Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Clayton Bartolo, in the presence of Deputy Chairman of the Malta Tourism Authority Carlo Micallef and the CEO of the Malta Restaurants and Hoteliers’ Association Andrew Agius Muscat. Minister […]
Earlier this week, the Malta Tourism Authority through the Italian Office participated in the Festival del Turismo Esperienziale held in Florence, which is dedicated to the trade industry. During this edition, MTA won the ‘Charme’ award during a contest dedicated to short movies created by the various exhibitors – a contest which saw the participation of more than 20 exhibitors. For this contest, the MTA participated with a documentary entitled ‘Taste Malta with a Maltese’, which was created for the e-learning website Destination Malta Academy, which also holds courses for travel agents. The video offers a first-hand account […]
Added: 9 April 2021 Today Michelin launched the second 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. Established in the late 19th century, Michelin has maintained its benchmark of international food for more than 120 years, recognising some of the greatest restaurants in the world. Located in the heart of the Mediterranean, Malta is establishing itself as a gastronomic destination which serves up a wide range of dishes […]
This year’s edition of the Special Thanks And Recognition (STAR) Awards presentation ceremony took place on Thursday 27th February at the Westin Dragonara Resort, St Julian’s. Organised for the fifteenth consecutive year by the Malta Tourism Authority, this annual event recognises exceptional service and hospitality by the people who work in the tourism industry.