WATCH: Malta scores tourism deal with Man Utd

Malta has signed a massive tourism deal with Manchester United. From today, Malta is the ‘official global destination partner’ of the English Premier League giants. The three-year agreement will see Malta featured on the club’s website, magazine issues, television station and mobile app Billboards and signs promoting the Maltese Islands will also be displayed at […]

10 top Malta photographers to follow on Instagram

Malta is undoubtedly one of Europe’s most photogenic islands, and nowhere is that more obvious than on Instagram. Forget fashion influencers and foodies, it’s our stunning Xlendi sunsets, beautiful Golden Bay views and adorable narrow lanes in Mdina and Vittoriosa that pull in the followers from all over the world. As one of the most […]

Revealed: Malta’s number one summer attraction of 2019

It’s known around the world as The Silent City. And now Mdina has been ranked as the top tourist attraction in the Maltese Islands this summer. It pushed St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta into second place in the latest TripAdvisor rankings for June, July and August 2019. Fort Rinella, the historic Victorian fortress near Kalkara, […]

Malta tops Ryanair’s list of top summer hotspots

If you want guaranteed sunshine this summer – head to Malta. That’s the advice from Ryanair as it reveals its hottest destinations for 2019. Malta topped the budget airline’s list of hotspots where British tourists can enjoy ‘a proper summer’. In its latest online travel guide, Ryanair says about the Maltese: ‘They may speak English […]

Malta welcomes record tourist numbers in June

Malta welcomed a record number of holidaymakers in June, according to new figures published on Tuesday. The number of visitors arriving in Malta in June stood at 280,522, an increase of 5.5 per cent on the same month last year. National Statistics Office – Malta in Valletta said tourists from non-EU countries went up by […]

Tragedy as scuba diver dies at Gozo beauty spot

A scuba diver has died after getting into difficulties at a popular diving spot off Gozo. The 56-year-old Swiss man was diving at Dwejra on Wednesday morning when he got into difficulties. Police said the man lived in Marsalforn and was diving with two friends when he found himself in trouble. Emergency services were called […]

On your marks for a stunning run around Valletta

On your marks and get set for this year’s Valletta 5-kilometre run. Malta’s capital city will host the event on Thursday 8 August – and don’t worry it’ll start at 8pm once the sun begins to set. The route around Valletta is mostly flat, so if you want to set a personal best then this […]

Malta melts on the hottest week of 2019 so far

Malta is sizzling on the warmest week of the year as thousands flock to the island’s beaches to soak up the sun. Temperatures are expected to feel as warm as 43°C this week, marking the third heatwave of the summer in Malta and Gozo. The Met Office in Luqa issued a yellow weather alert on […]

How to get rid of sunburn? Malta’s top tips and tricks

The recent heatwave has brought some of the hottest weather of the year in Malta and Gozo with plenty of us soaking up the sun. But it’s all too easy to get carried away and forget to top up your SPF. A short stint in the sun without proper protection can easily cause damage and pain. […]

Huge boulders removed from Gozo swimming spot

A number of large boulders have been removed from one of Gozo’s most popular beaches. The huge stone slabs were pulled out of the water at Hondoq Bay, overlooking Comino, using a special crane. Qala’s mayor Paul Buttigieg said the work was carried out after concerns that divers could be seriously injured if they hit […]

The 50 best places to swim in Malta this summer

Summer is here and that means it’s time to head to the beach. Malta has beaches for everyone, from windsurfers to sunbathers. Choose from golden sand, red sand, rocks, blue lagoons and even inland seas. Some beaches and rocky shores are off the beaten track, but worth seeking out for their seclusion. Don’t miss a […]

New Gozo ferry ‘already making a difference’

The new Gozo ferry has gone straight to work, just hours after arriving in Malta from Greece. The ship, Nikolaus, was hailed by commuters on social media as ‘already making a difference’ to the queues waiting to board the ferries at Mgarr and Cirkewwa. Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana said: ‘Although Nikolaos is scheduled to become officially […]

More Gozo ferry crossings than ever this summer

Gozo Channel will be operating more ferry crossings than ever this summer. The ferry operator has unveiled its new timetable, which starts on Monday 17 June. It shows that services will run every 30 minutes during the weekday morning rush to cope with the increased demand from commuters and tourists. Ferries will operate every morning […]

More tourists visiting Malta and spending more

Malta is course to welcome a record number of holidaymakers in 2019. Latest figures show visitor numbers to Malta during the first four months of the year amounted to 667,90 – an increase of 3.1 per cent. They’re also spending more while they’re on holiday. Total tourism expenditure from January to April amounted to €444.5 […]

Malta is set to sizzle on hottest day of the year

Malta is set to sizzle in 31°C heat on what has been predicted as the hottest day of the year so far. Scorching temperatures are set to blanket the Maltese Islands this week, according to weather forecasters, with thousands of tourists and families expected to hit Malta’s beaches. The Met Office in Luqa said thermometers […]

Malta tops Ryanair’s list of top summer hotspots

If you want guaranteed sunshine this summer – head to Malta. That’s the advice from Ryanair as it reveals its hottest destinations for 2019. Malta topped the budget airline’s list of hotspots where British tourists can enjoy ‘a proper summer’. In its latest online travel guide, Ryanair says about the Maltese: ‘They may speak English […]