May 15, 2017

Simon Busuttil putting pensions at risk

The Opposition Leader has presented his plans for our pensions. After ignoring pensioners in the manifesto he wrote in 2013, this time he went for the big guns. He told us he would raise the national minimum pension by €22 a week so that it equals the minimum wage, at a cost of €8.5 million. He told us he would …

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May 7, 2017

Suċċess għal kullħadd

Meta l-Partit Laburista talab il-fiduċja tal-elettorat 4 snin ilu ippreżenta lill-poplu manifest elettorali fattwali u b’saħħtu. L-elettorat emmen f’dan il-manifest u ta l-fiduċja lil dan il-Moviment Laburista. Issa li għaddew 4 snin ta’ Gvern Laburista nemmen bis-sħiħ li l-wegħdiet elettorali fil-assolut tagħhom ġew mwettqa u ndirizzati u anki lill hinn minn hekk. Huwa fatt li 85% tal-manifest elettorali ġie mwettaq …

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April 25, 2017

Ċertifikat internazzjonali għat-Turiżmu Malti

F’pajjiżna kullħadd jirrikonoxxi kemm it-Turiżmu hi industrija importanti, anzi pilastru ewlieni fl-ekonomija Maltija.  Din ir-rikonoxxenza hija wkoll kkonfermata minn fora internazzjonali.  B’sodisfazzjon nilqa id-diversi rapporti internazzjonali li ġew ippubblikati f’dawn l-aħħar ġranet li jikkonfermaw l-effett pożittiv u robust li s-settur turistiku għandu fuq l-iżvilupp ekonomiku u soċjali ta’ pajjiżna partikolarment f’dawn l-aħħar snin. F’dawn l-aħħar jiem ħareġ il-World Economic Forum …

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April 21, 2017

Towards Sustainable Tourism

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 ‘The International Year of Sustainable Tourism’, a significant opportunity to promote the contribution of the tourism industry for creating a better world. The concept of sustainable tourism is a very positive one. It is an industry committed to ensure that its impact on the environment and local culture is minimal, while at the …

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April 17, 2017

Destinazzjonijiet turistiċi ‘smart’

Is-sena 2017 kienet ġiet dikjarata mill-Assemblea Ġenerali tal-Ġnus Magħquda bħala s-Sena Internazzjonali ta’ Turiżmu Sostenibbli għall-Iżvilupp. Din hija meqjusa bħala opportunità unika biex tqajjem fost li stakeholders privati u pubbliċi u l-pubbliku inġenerali għarfien tal-kontribut li turiżmu sostenibbli jista’ jagħti għall-iżvilupp. Fl-istess ħin li stakeholders ikunu mobilizzati biex jaħdmu flimkien biex jagħmlu mit-turiżmu katalista għal bidla pożittiva. Fl-aħħar ta’ Marzu …

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March 6, 2017

Tourism 2016; Excellent Results

2016: Breaking record year in tourism with over 1.7 billion euro injected in the Maltese economy   2016 was another remarkable year for the tourism industry, a year where we attained the two million tourists milestone. This is an achievement that should make us all proud, irrespective of political background. During these past weeks Malta and Gozo featured regularly, within …

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March 5, 2017

The Digital Transformation of Tourism

We are strongly engaged in developing a more accessible, transparent and effective digital market for all SMEs dominating the tourism sector across the European Member States. This is a major goal and a necessary implementation for the recently launched Digital Tourism Network.   ‘Tapping into the benefits of the Digital single market’ and ‘Digitalisation and Collaborative economy’, are amongst the …

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March 5, 2017

MICE – Niċċa turistika attrajenti għal pajjiżna

MICE jew ‘Meetings Industry’  hija sezzjoni taħt l-umbrella tal-industrija turistika li tinkludi konvenzjonijiet, konferenzi, kungressi, fieri, esibizzjonijiet, incentive events u corporate/busimess meetings. Dan hu settur b’potenzjal li joffri benefiċċji ekonomiċi, soċjali u ntelletwali.  MICE hija industrija minnha nfiha, li tista tkun mutur ewlieni fl-iżvilupp tad-destinazzjonijiet turistiċi u għaldaqstant ġeneratur importanti ta’ dħul, ħolqien tax-xogħol u investiment barrani.   Dan is-segment …

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February 7, 2017

The Collaborative Economy

The Collaborative Economy  by Dr Edward Zammit Lewis, Minister for Tourism   The advancements in technology are undoubtedly also leaving a marked effect on the tourism industry. Many of these are clearly beneficial, but others present us with challenges too. The tourism sector is the main pillar of the Maltese’s economy representing directly and indirectly almost a third of our …

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February 5, 2017

Turiżmu 2016; riżultati eċċezzjonali

Turiżmu 2016; riżultati eċċezzjonali Fis-sena 2016 it-turiżmu tefa’ aktar minn €1.7biljun fl-ekonomija Maltija minn Edward Zammit Lewis, Ministru għat-Turiżmu Ftit tal-ġranet ilu mill-Uffiċċju Nazzjonali tal-Istatistika (NSO) li pajjiżna laħaq mira eċċezzjonali oħra fit-turiżmu f’Diċembru 2016 – żieda ta’ kważi 33 fil-mija fit-turisti li jżuru pajjiżna meta kkumparat mas-sena ta’ qabel. Fi ftit kliem dan ifisser li s-sena li għaddiet il-gżejjer Maltin …

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