Historic Maltese villa to be opened to the public

The Prime Minister’s official residence has become Malta’s newest visitor attraction. The stunning Villa Francia in Lija will throw open its doors to the public twice a week. You’ll be able to visit the house and stroll around the beautiful gardens as part of a new tourist trail in Lija, Attard and Balzan. The impressive […]

‘All are welcome here’: Malta’s new LGBT+ campaign

The Maltese Islands have won another top tourism accolade. Malta was named the most gay-friendly nation in Europe by the European Best Destinations magazine, which praised the island’s open-minded policies. A spokesman for the Malta Tourism Authority said: ‘The LGBT+ market is a growing one for us, so to receive this award and the additional exposure linked to […]

Boris Johnson jokes about selling bendy buses to Malta

Boris Johnson has poked fun at Malta’s notorious bendy buses during a major speech on Brexit. The former British foreign secretary ordered them off London’s streets when he was the city’s mayor. They were soon shipped to Malta by Arriva but were plagued by a series of problems before eventually being withdrawn from service over safety concerns […]