Malta has been crowned the number one diving destination in Europe.
The Maltese Islands won the accolade for the second year in a row at the annual Diver Awards in Birmingham.
Malta was voted for by thousands of Diver Magazine readers and visitors to www.divernet.com.
Egypt was named the world’s best diving destination with Malta in second place ahead of the Maldives in third position.
Nicolas Sancho from the Malta Tourism Authority said: ‘We are delighted to once again be recognised as a leading dive destination year after year by Diver Magazine readers.
‘We have a thriving diving community who care for the underwater world, achieving awards like these are a reflection of the valuable relationships between the diving community.
‘It motivates us to continuously work together to ensure Malta, Gozo and Comino attract visitors from around the world.’
The Dive Show was held at the NEC in Birmingham on October 21 and 22.
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