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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

Carnival in the Mediterranean?

editor editor- January 2, 2020 21:13

Carnival is one of the oldest historical festivals in both Malta and Gozo, with five centuries of credited and documented history dating back to the Knights’ of St John’s occupancy ... Read More

The Valletta NYE celebrations are back

editor editor- December 4, 2019 23:04

Featuring The Travellers and many more live in concert One of the most anticipated events of the calendar, the Valletta National New Year’s Eve Celebrations, are back to usher in ... Read More

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019 15:42

The Malta Tourism Authority is delighted to announce the appointment of Tolene Van der Merwe as the tourism board’s new UK and Ireland Director. Tolene’s new role will focus on ... Read More

Live the dream: The MTV tie-up redefining Malta

editor editor- October 15, 2019 21:46

Destinations interested in appealing to the youth travel market are advised to attend a session at WTM London which highlights how the Isle of MTV Malta has boosted the Mediterranean ... Read More

Summer Daze Malta set for another iconic Music Festival

editor editor- June 12, 2019 21:19

Some of the world’s biggest pop acts and DJs are locked in for the second ever edition of Summer Daze Malta. The newly expanded event will take place on August ... Read More

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019 19:29

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and increase its fleet of 6 Malta-based B737 aircraft. This investment ... Read More

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019 01:18

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts than did all 260 million ... Read More

Qatar Airways lands in Malta for the first time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 15:17

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to Malta landed at Malta International Airport on Tuesday 4 June 2019, marking the launch of the airline’s newest gateway to Europe. Operated by ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 03:37

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network ... Read More

Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 05:14

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says four Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres (GTRCM) will be opened in Japan, Malta, Nepal and Hong Kong, in an effort to build ... Read More

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 14:01

Qatar Airways Group today published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing its development and progress in this crucial area. The report ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 05:42

The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of their CEO Deepak Joshi is positioning the country as a global center for tourism resilience in Asia. A summit ongoing in a ... Read More

Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week

editor editor- May 29, 2019 21:07

What better place to celebrate Pride than in Malta, the No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination? Malta has been awarded an outstanding 90% in recognition of the laws, policies and lifestyles ... Read More

Performances Group and Knighthood Capital sign MOU to partner in Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 18:00

Performances Group and Knighthood Capital have signed a memorandum of understanding in which they have agreed to become strategic partners and collaborate in exploring projects of mutual interest in Francophone ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 23:30

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be set in European Tourism Policies. The bars for tourism are ... Read More

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:40

Qatar Airways partnered with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares for all flights to Doha as a final destination from ... Read More

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:37

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against Israel's settlement and occupation policies and human rights abuses. The ... Read More

Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 16:15

ILGA-Europe has announced that Malta has been ranked the number one travel destination on the Europe Rainbow Index 2019 for the fourth year running. Out of a total of 49 ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:21

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms and apartments for inflated rates - and almost every rate ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:11

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 on a positive note following an impressive 6% growth in ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019 05:34

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment in tourism in Bulgaria and Southeast Europe. The Tourism Sustainability Conference will ... Read More

2019 Billboard Music Awards Winner and Headliner at ISLE of MTV Malta 2019

editor editor- May 2, 2019 21:36

MTV’s annual open-air summer music festival - ISLE of MTV Malta - is back and 2019 Billboard Music Award winner and Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and record producer, Bebe Rexha, ... Read More

Malta Tourism puts island on the map: Following dedicated trails

editor editor- May 2, 2019 02:10

In 2018 and 2019, the Malta Tourism Authority released a host of themed maps that lead travelers across the island in pursuit of gastronomy, diving, adventure, and films. The latest ... Read More

Qatar Airways expands agreement with Royal Air Maroc, launches services to Rabat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 14:49

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch flights to Rabat, Morocco on 29 May 2019. Services to the Moroccan capital will be served by a Boeing 787 ... Read More

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:00

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global Convention, which will take place from 24 to 27 April ... Read More

Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 15:30

Malta, the first location for Season One of  Game of Thrones, plays host to the annual  Valletta Film Festival (VFF), June 14-23, presented by the Film Grain Foundation. This year ... Read More

Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta

editor editor- April 4, 2019 20:41

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season, set to premiere on April 14, 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard fans to take a look at the first location where ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:00

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around the globe at Google during IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention ... Read More

Discover religious heart of Maltese culture with new Pilgrimage Trail

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:10

The Malta Tourism Authority’s series of themed maps has a new addition - the Pilgrimage Trail, which showcases the most beautiful churches and religious spots across the archipelago. With more ... Read More

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:10

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, revealed the airline’s new Economy Class experience and announced seven upcoming additions to its rapidly-growing global network on the ... Read More

Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 15:05

ITB’s LGBT+ segment features the world’s largest exhibition of tourism products for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and diverse identities of any show in the world: from 6 to 10 March ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 17:35

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time managed to jump from 27th place to the top of ... Read More

Malta attracts record-breaking 62,185 tourists from US and Canada in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 18:20

Statistics released by Malta’s National Statistics Office for inbound tourism for 2018 show that Malta’s popularity in the North American market is still trending. The Hon. Konrad Mizzi, Minister of ... Read More

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 20:25

According to the European Travel Commission's latest report "European Tourism -Trends & Prospects 2018", Europe remains the most visited region in the world, with a 6% upswing in international tourist ... Read More

“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 17:35

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has welcomed the publication of the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls for a serious review of the existing ... Read More

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