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Malta celebrates another huge rise in tourist numbers

There’s been another rise in the number of holidaymakers coming to Malta.

New figures show tourist arrivals in November numbered 191,698 – an impressive increase of 8.3 per cent when compared to the same month in 2018.

The National Statistics Office in Valletta said 40 per cent of tourists to Malta were aged between 25 and 44.

Tourist spending was estimated at around €136.2 million, an increase of 10 per cent.

January-November 2019

Inbound tourist trips for the first 11 months of 2019 hit the 2.6 million mark, a rise of 5.3% over the same period in 2018.

Total tourism expenditure was estimated at €2.1 billion, 5 per cent  higher than that recorded in 2018.

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Cover photo by Maria Panagiotarou