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Most optimistic prediction by industry sources is 1.3 million tourists in...

The best possible scenario predicted so far for next year is that 1.3 million tourists will visit Malta, MHRA President Tony Zahra...

Malta’s rented accommodation guest nights narrowing gap further

Guest nights spent at rented accommodations further narrowed the gap to collective accommodation establishments in August, as the former grew by a year-on-year 13% to 1,094,808, as compared to the latter’s 3.2% growth to 1,317,321.

Hotels in Malta losing out on tourist nights to rented accommodations

The number of inbound tourists has been on a steady rise in the first half of 2019 — albeit the growth showing a slowing tendency in the past years — yet taking a thorough look at the number of nights spent by holidaymakers in Malta reveals that hotels are likely to be losing customers to rented accommodations increasingly by the month.

BOV, MHRA hold workshop focusing on funding tourism

The Bank of Valletta (BOV) teamed up with the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) in organising a workshop entitled “Funding Opportunities for Tourism Sector Projects” for the Maltese business community to explore different EU and Malta-based funding options for the hospitality industry.

Malta’s inbound tourism grows 14.3%, while domestic drops 5.9% in 2018

The number of inbound tourists increased by 14.3% in 2018, as compared to the preceding year, reaching 2.6 million tourists. Domestic tourism indicators showed a decrease on all fronts.

Malta to host first International Wine Festival starting today

Malta will host the first international wine fest which will be held in Cospicua from 28 to 30 June 2019, according to...

Tourism ministry pledges to address climate change focussing on travel industry

The Maltese Ministry for Tourism has agreed with SUNx (Strong Universal Network) to launch a set of actions and opportunities to address the threat of climate change from the travel industry perspective.

Tourist numbers rise in April, NSO says

Total inbound visitors in Malta were estimated at 244,372 in April, an increase of 4.2% when compared to the corresponding month in 2018, as the Malta National Security Office (NSO) press release says.

Fewer guests spend less nights in Malta in Q1, NSO says

The number of total guests and nights spent in collective accommodation establishments in Malta decreased by 6.4% and 8.2%, respectively.

Malta’s cruise traffic grows 11.9% in Q1

Malta’s total cruise passenger traffic goes up by 11.9% to 78,051 in the first quarter of the year, as compared to the same quarter a year earlier. During the period, the number of cruise liner calls also went up by four to a total of 21.

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