Number of cruise liners visiting Malta soars by a third

The Grand Harbour in Valletta has enjoyed one of its busiest summers on record. The number of cruise ships berthing in Malta soared by more than a third between July and September, according to new figures from the National Statistics Office. It said 122 cruise liners visited Malta this summer. That was 27 more calls […]

Why Malta is ‘the friendliest place on the planet’

Malta has been named ‘one of the friendliest places on the planet’. The Huffington Post was full of praise for Maltese hospitality in its latest travel guide about Malta and Gozo. Travel blogger Alexis Zahner: ‘Malta is the gem of the Mediterranean Sea. ‘Simply imagine one of the friendliest places you’ve ever been. That’s Malta. ‘Whether […]

Is Malta really ‘the most delicious country in Europe’?

Does Malta have the ‘smartest diet in the world’? One American vlogger believes so. Mitch Summers raved about Maltese pastizzi in his latest video posted on social media – and even described Malta as ‘the most delicious country in Europe’. Mitch, from North Carolina, tried several different traditional meals during his stay in Malta, including pastizzi, […]

Malta is more popular than ever – and that’s a fact!

Malta is more popular than ever – and that’s a fact. The number of tourists coming on holiday to Malta has broken another record, according to official figures. The latest tourism data showed more than 2.5 million visitors came to Malta between January and November 2018. That’s a massive increase of 14.5 per cent. Tourists […]