malta

November 17, 2023

Focus: Product Development Directorate (MTA)

The Product Development Directorate, within the Malta Tourism Authority, is dedicated to elevating the holistic tourism experience in Malta. This encompasses a wide spectrum of tourism facets, including rural and urban tourism, heritage tourism, faith-based tourism, coastal tourism, beach management, and tourism zones.
September 12, 2023

Carlo Micallef: Pioneering a Sustainable and Resilient Future for Malta’s Tourism Industry

More than 25 years ago, Carlo Micallef embarked on a remarkable journey at the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA), which marked the beginning of a fruitful and enduring chapter in his career.
September 1, 2023

Valletta, a Revival Worth Looking After

Let’s take a journey together. A time travel one. We somehow magically zoom out of our present time and revisit Valletta some 40 years ago.
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.
June 1, 2023

Locally Does It

The MICHELIN stars are out, the Definitive(ly) Good Guide Plates have been presented to the awardees. A few other gastronomical accolades have landed on our shores.
May 19, 2021

Think Tank formed to make Malta a ‘Centre of Touristic Excellence’

Added: 18 May 2021   Acknowledging the importance of the UK market for the tourism sector, Tourism Minister Clayton Bartolo has claimed the authorities are doing their utmost so that Malta makes the green list when the next review is made.   Speaking during the launch of a think tank to help make the island a “centre of touristic excellence”, Bartolo said the authorities are in contact with the British High Commission and the UK government to pass on all the necessary information and health indicators about the COVID-19 situation.   Asked how positive he is about the prospect of being […]
February 27, 2020

First Michelin Star Awards in Malta

The MICHELIN Guide Malta 2020 was published on 26th February. It features restaurants across the islands of Malta and Gozo – and includes Three One Star and Three Bib Gourmand restaurants.