July 7, 2014

Turizmu b’vizjoni, Turizmu b’direzzjoni

Is-settur turistiku huwa meqjus bhala storja ta’ success u matul s-snin baqa’ dejjem jgawdi l-appogg miz-zewg partiti politici. Il-politika ghat-Turizmu ezistenti tkopri is-snin bejn l-2012-2016. Jiena nemmen li hemm htiega li jkun hemm aggornament ta’ din il-politika, li tigi estiza sal-2020 bl-ghan ewlieni, li jkun hemm vizjoni cara, li anki tmur lil hinn mit-terminu ta din l-Amministrazzjoni. Il-Manifest Elettorali tal-Partit …

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July 4, 2014

Tourism Strategy: The Way Forward

Tourism is a success story, and over the years it has proved to be a sector that enjoys the support of all political spectrum. The existing tourism policy covers the period 2012-2016, and I feel that an update of this policy is now necessary, with a vision that goes beyond this Government’s term. Our electoral manifesto includes a number of …

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July 3, 2014

Aiming For Quality

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation defines quality as the central objective of tourism development and interprets it as: “The result of a process which implies the satisfaction of all the legitimate product and service needs, requirements and expectations of the consumer at an acceptable price, in conformity with mutually accepted contractual conditions and the underlying quality determinants such as …

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June 12, 2014

Managing Record Numbers in Tourism

There are various definitions for tourism zones; the most common refers to coastal resorts with seaside promenades, which are particularly appealing for tourists and locals alike, especially in summer. The sheer volume of tourists and visitors within these zones, and the associated pressures emanating from the prevailing high-density levels, requires effective and efficient management.     For this purpose, the Ministry for …

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