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Malta travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast. It's a nation known for historic sites related to a succession of rulers including the Romans, Moors, Knights of Saint John, French and British. It has numerous fortresses, megalithic temples and the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, a subterranean complex of halls and burial chambers dating to circa 4000 B.C.

Malta Luxury Product Continues to Expand

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 25, 2021 22:17

Malta, an archipelago located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, has been acclaimed for its luxurious accommodations, warm climate, and 7,000 years of history. Visitors can enjoy the new ... Read More

SUNx Malta to Stage First Strong Earth Youth Summit (SEYS)

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 23, 2020 01:54

SUNx Malta will host the first ever climate friendly youth travel summit in April 2021. The ‘Strong Earth Youth Summit’ (SEYS) will include lectures, workshops and other educational activities aimed ... Read More

Hooked on The Crown? Visit Malta and Follow in the Footsteps of Royalty

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 1, 2020 21:29

Malta has attracted celebrities from around the world, but did you know that one of Malta’s most regal guests has been the Queen of England?  The Crown This Netflix series ... Read More

Christmas in Malta Comes to Washington DC

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 18, 2020 22:39

In July, the Ministry for National Heritage, Arts and Local Government of the Republic of Malta partnered with Museum of the Bible to host an exhibition contest of handcrafted Nativities ... Read More

Malta Traditions Preserved in Time and Ready to be Enjoyed

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 9, 2020 21:45

Located in the heart of the Mediterranean, Malta, has always been rich with traditional local crafts. These crafts are highly valued in the local culture of the Maltese Islands. Some ... Read More

SUNx Malta Goes Live with Climate Friendly Travel Transformation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 10, 2020 10:37

SUNx Malta is going live with its two practical programs to support company and community climate friendly travel strategic transformation - linking our sector to the UN SDG 2030 and ... Read More

Malta Capital Valletta: Top 5 World Best Small Cities Award

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 9, 2020 11:30

Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards 2020 with Valletta, Malta’s Capital, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, ranked #5 in the World Best Small Cities ... Read More

Malta to Host 41st Edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 1, 2020 13:44

On October 17, 2020, Malta, an archipelago in the Mediterranean, will hold its 41st Rolex Middle Sea Race. This iconic race features some of the world’s most premier mariners on ... Read More

Hidden Gems of Malta

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 23, 2020 11:56

Located in the heart of the Mediterranean, Malta has established itself as a flourishing wine scene. Maltese vintages are not as renowned for wine production as its Mediterranean neighbors but ... Read More

Prof. Geoffrey Lipman accepted to the International Tourism Hall of Heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 20, 2020 16:55

The International Tourism Hall of Heroes today added its fourth member. Professor Geoffrey Lipman was awarded the Golden Seal of the Safer Tourism Seal initiative for his leadership and achievements ... Read More

Gozo Also Known as the “Eco” Island

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 9, 2020 21:30

Nicknamed “the Eco Island” by many, Gozo is one of the sister islands of the Maltese archipelago in the Mediterranean. Off the beaten path, Gozo has a solid track record ... Read More

Malta Announces 30 Scholarships for Climate-friendly Travel

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 7, 2020 21:49

At a press conference at the Gozo Campus of the Institute for Tourism Studies, Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Julia Farrugia Portelli launched the continuous effort by Malta towards ... Read More

Experience Authentic Malta

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 26, 2020 03:32

There are many ways one can visit Malta, the hidden gem of the Mediterranean. while staying safe and comfortable during these uncertain times. Visitors can explore the archipelago’s sister islands ... Read More

Cruising the Mediterranean during COVID-19 the Swiss way

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 16, 2020 23:47

How bad of a risk is it to cruise during Coronavirus?  MSC Cruise line wanted to know and announced the company was back in business. On Sunday MSC Cruise ship ... Read More

SUNx Malta Looking for Greta Thunbergs for Travel and Tourism

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 15, 2020 02:23

SUNx Malta is working to build a “Climate Friendly Travel” future ~ Low-carbon: SDG-linked: Paris 1.5 trajectory. Our goal is to help companies and communities boost their Climate Resilience. We ... Read More

Exploring Malta by Private Yacht

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 11, 2020 22:14

There is no better and safer way to explore the beautiful Mediterranean coast than with a private yacht charter, starting in Malta! The Maltese archipelago, with three main islands, Malta, ... Read More

Malta makes face masks mandatory in public, prohibits large gatherings

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 8, 2020 18:45

Malta's government officials announced that face masks are now mandatory in public, and all large gatherings are banned, effective midnight Friday. New restrictive measures were prompted by a spike in ... Read More

Hollywood Blockbuster Jurassic World 3 in Malta

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 6, 2020 19:42

The Hollywood blockbuster, Jurassic World 3, will start filming in Malta towards the end of August. Initially, filming was to begin in May but was put on pause due to ... Read More

Underwater Malta: First Virtual Museum in the Mediterranean

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 23, 2020 19:56

Malta has just launched The Virtual Museum - Underwater Malta, the first of its kind in the Mediterranean. Three years in the making, this Virtual Museum is a new and ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020 04:20

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 Million. The undetected number of COVID-19 sick may be significantly ... Read More

Malta Presents 4 Live Summer 2020 Music Festivals

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 16, 2020 00:04

This summer music fans will get the chance to bask in the Mediterranean sunshine as Malta plays host to four hot music festivals: Back In The Future, Escape 2 the ... Read More

Experience Authentic Gozo, known as Calypso’s Isle

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 24, 2020 21:25

Malta’s charming sister island of Gozo is one of the Meditteranean islands that make up the Maltese archipelago. Gozo is the second largest of the three inhabited Maltese islands and ... Read More

Taste History, Visit Malta Now!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 22, 2020 22:11

In a series of short videos filmed in landmark locations, Liam Gauci, the Director in charge of the ‘Taste History’ project, narrates the stories uncovered in the archives, while the ... Read More

Malta International Airport Will Open To All Flight Destinations on July 15

editor editor- June 17, 2020 20:16

Malta’s Ministry for Tourism and Consumer Protection and the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) welcomes the announcement made yesterday by Prime Minister Robert Abela that a further six countries have been ... Read More

Dream Malta Now, Travel Later Bringing All the Family Together Again

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 8, 2020 21:06

The Maltese sister islands of Malta, Gozo, and Comino offer fun and exciting events for the whole family to participate in year-round. Malta offers a unique culture and 7,000 years ... Read More

SUNx Malta “Bend Our Trend” Campaign Launch

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2020 22:23

SUNx Malta, in collaboration with the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today launched a Climate Resilience campaign called “Bend Our Trend.” Led by a 90-second animated video, the campaign ... Read More

Malta Airport Reopening

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 2, 2020 22:22

The Ministry for Tourism and Consumer Protection and the Malta Tourism Authority expressed their satisfaction at the announcement of the Malta airport reopening and the resumption of commercial flights to ... Read More

Virtual Gozo Half Marathon in the Mediterranean Archipelago of Malta?

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 2, 2020 01:50

Malta’s charming sister island of Gozo is one of the Mediterranean islands that make up the Maltese archipelago. Gozo Half Marathon’s team has collectively volunteered time to keep raising the ... Read More

Malta Tops Europe Rainbow Index for Fifth Year Running

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 19, 2020 21:55

For the fifth year running, Malta’s LGBTIQ rights remain one of the most comprehensive for citizens, as Malta is placed first in the ILGA’s European Rainbow Map Index. Out of ... Read More

Dream Maltese Cuisine Now, Feast Later

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 19, 2020 00:12

Located in the heart of the Mediterranean, Malta is establishing itself as a gastronomic destination that serves up a wide range of dishes influenced by the many civilizations that made ... Read More

Dream Malta Now: Dive Into Some of the World’s Top Sites Later

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 11, 2020 22:59

Repeatedly voted second best dive destination in the world, the Mediterranean archipelago of Malta, Gozo, and Comino offer clear blue sea boasting an abundance of reefs, stunning caverns, caves, and ... Read More

“See” Malta Now through Art & Music, Travel Later

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 4, 2020 23:45

Amidst these trying times, Maltese artist, Stephanie Borg, has started an art therapy initiative for those of all ages, by creating free, downloadable coloring sheets that depict various scenes of ... Read More

“See” Malta Now… Stay at Home and Watch Films Shot in Malta

editor editor- April 27, 2020 23:33

Discover the Maltese Islands when you Stay at Home and binge watch these iconic films and television shows shot on location in Malta.  The Mediterranean archipelago is known for its ... Read More

MTA Invites the World to Dream Malta Now… Visit Later

editor editor- April 22, 2020 02:55

"Dream Malta Now... Visit Later" is the name of a promotional campaign that the Malta Tourism Authority launched today with the aim of reminding potential visitors about the beauty that awaits ... Read More

SUNx Malta launches world’s first Climate Friendly Travel Diploma

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2020 02:09

Today in Valletta, SUNx Malta and The Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS) launched the first Tourism course dedicated to the transformation of the Travel & Tourism industry in line with ... Read More

Travel to Malta: “See” Malta Now, Travel Later

editor editor- March 26, 2020 18:49

The Mediterranean archipelago of Malta is inviting people to virtually travel to Malta and explore their culture and 7,000 years of rich history. Heritage Malta is Malta’s national agency for ... Read More