SKYBEACH Is Reopening Its Doors Next Monday!

  After taking all the measures and following all the procedures to ensure the safety of guests and staff, SKYBEACH will be opening again on Monday 1st June!     Give yourself a well-deserved break, and experience one of Malta’s most-instagrammable Infinity Pools at InterContinental Malta.     For 2020, SKYBEACH has also launched an […]

People in Malta ‘spending more than ever’ on eating out

It seems Malta’s restaurants are busier than ever. The Maltese have been named among the highest spenders in Europe when it comes to eating out. Maltese households spent a total of €826.8 million in restaurants, cafés and canteens in 2018, or 12.6 per cent of their total household expenditure. Only people in Ireland and Spain […]

Malta’s biggest Esports tournament of 2019 is here

Malta’s biggest Esports tournament of 2019 has kicked off. A prize fund of $300,000 is up for grabs at the CS: GO Champions Cup in St Julian’s, as some of the world’s best Esports teams do battle in Malta over the next four days. The event is being held at the Intercontinental Arena Conference Centre […]

Blood donation drive to be held in St Julian’s

A new campaign to encourage blood donations is being supported by 89.7 Bay. Health officials say there’s a chronic shortage of donors in Malta and that just one pint of blood can save or improve the lives of up to three people. To help recruit new donors, the Eden Leisure Group, which owns and operates […]

The best restaurants in Malta are about to be revealed

Malta’s top restaurants will be revealed next month. The great and the good of the Maltese culinary world are to be featured in the prestigious Michelin Guide for the first time. Malta’s best chefs and eateries will join restaurants from 32 others countries already covered by the red book. As a major tourist destination, Malta […]

This is the most Instagrammable restaurant in Malta

If we know one thing it’s this: Malta has its fair share of absolutely gorgeous Instagram-worthy restaurants. But the Insta craze has gone way beyond simple flat lays and snapshots of our food. How so? Well, the restaurants have clocked on to all the Insta-action and are now tempting us with chic, flowery and magazine-style […]

This stunning five-star hotel is officially Malta’s leading resort

InterContinental Malta has been named Malta’s leading resort at the World Travel Awards. Hailed as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’, the awards celebrate excellence in tourism and hospitality. Martin van Kan, Intercontinental Malta area general manager, told 89.7 Bay: ‘It is indeed an immense honour for us to receive this achievement. ‘We are delighted […]

Delta Summit hears how Malta is ‘Blockchain Island’

Technology innovators from around the world have gathered in Malta for the Delta Summit. More than 4,000 people are taking part in the three-day event, held at the impressive InterContinental Arena and Conference Centre in St Julian’s. The conference was opened by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, who told delegates: ‘Welcome to Blockchain Island’. Malta earned […]

This is what Malta’s leading resort looks like

InterContinental Malta has been honoured at the Oscars of the hospitality industry. The five-star hotel in St Julian’s was crowned Malta’s Leading Resort at the World Travel Awards in Athens. The InterContinental Malta was nominated and voted for by travel and tourism professionals and business and leisure travel consumers worldwide. A hotel spokesman said: ‘We would […]

Malta’s best chefs win top awards

The island’s best chefs have been recognised at the annual Malta culinary awards. InterContinental Malta‘s team – led by Executive Chef Roger Friggieri – won a medal in each category they took part in. The hotel’s executive sous chef Brady Dalli scooped the silver medal in the race to be named Chef of The Year. InterContinental […]