March 17, 2017

Energy Efficiency project launched aiming at placing Maltese hotels at the forefront within the Mediterranean region

Minister within the Office of the Prime Minister Konrad Mizzi today launched a public-private partnership (PPP) scheme with MHRA, which aims to assist hoteliers to invest in energy efficiency projects.   The Minister explained that this scheme will provide the tools for hotels to monitor their own consumption and identify cost effective measures, which could be implemented, as well as …

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March 13, 2017

Bis-suċċess turistiku f’pajjiżna qed nagħtu importanza wkoll liż-żoni turistiċi residenzjali u din qed nagħmluha b’bosta inizzjattivi fosthom l-installazzjoni ta’ sistema ta’ CCTV fis-Swieqi

Waqt l-iffirmar tal-ftehim dwar il-proġett ġdid għall-installazzjoni ta’ sistema ta’ CCTV fil-lokalità tas-Swieqi bejn il-Ministeru għat-Turiżmu u l-Kunsill Lokali tas-Swieqi, il-Ministru għat-Turiżmu Edward Zammit Lewis stqarr li l-industrija tat-turiżmu stabbiliet ruħha bħala l-pilastru ewlieni fl-ekonomija Maltija, iżda żied jgħid li dan is-suċċess ma jistax jissarraf f’detriment għar-residenti taż-żoni turistiċi.   Fi kliem il-Ministru, l-għan ta’ din l-inizzjattiva tal-Fondazzjoni għall-Iżvilupp għaż-Żoni …

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March 9, 2017

Id-destinazzjonijiet turistiċi Mediterranji jridu jħarsu lejn xulxin mhux bħala kompetituri imma kollaboraturi

Waqt it-tnedija tar-raba edizzjoni tal-Mediterranean Tourism Forum, proġett imwelled mill-Mediterranean Tourism Foundation (MTF) b’appoġġ totali u b’approvazzjoni mill-Gvern Malti, il-Ministru għat-Turiżmu Edward Zammit Lewis qal li l-iskop wara dan il-forum huwa li jiġbor il-partijiet interessati kollha minn madwar id-dinja li għandhom interess speċifiku fil-Mediterran sabiex jiffokaw fuq kollaborazzjoni ta’ inizzjattivi u proġetti li jistgħu jsiru flimkien.   It-tema magħżula għal …

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March 9, 2017

Stqarrija Ministerjali mill-Ministru għat-Turiżmu Edward Zammit Lewis u mill-Ministeru għall-Iżvilupp Sostenibbli, l-Ambjent u Tibdil fil-klima dwar il-kollass tat-Tieqa tad-Dwejra

Il-pajjiż illum tilef ġawra turistika. Dalgħodu kif jaf kulħadd ġġarfet kompletament it-Tieqa tad-Dwejra, ikona li hi sinonima mal-gżira ta’ Għawdex. Konvint li nkun qed nesprimi s-sentiment ta’ xokk kemm ta’ din il-Kamra kif ukoll tal-poplu Malti u Għawdxi meta nafu li din hija telfa irreparabbli. Telfa li ġibdet ukoll l-attenzjoni internazzjonali. Kienu diversi s-siti tal-aħbarijiet internazzjonali li rrappurtaw dak li …

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March 9, 2017

Inawgurat Open Air Gym f’Tas-Sliema, proġett li jkompli jsebbaħ iż-żona turistika

Waqt l-inawgurazzjoni tal-Open Air Gym f’Tas-Sliema, il-Ministru għat-Turiżmu Edward Zammit Lewis qal li jinsab kburi u kuntent li qed iniedi proġett bħal dan li huwa mmirat jseħħab din iż-żona turistika tant importanti, iżda wkoll biex jagħti inċentiv lill-pubbliku biex jieħu iktar ħsieb saħħtu. “Dan l-investiment ta’ €12,000 jinkludi wkoll l-arranġamenti tal-bankijiet f’din iż-żona, tqegħid ta’ pjanti biex isebħu l-ambjent kif …

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March 8, 2017

A top quality tourism product is our main objective

During the presentation of certificates to destinations management companies (DMCs) and visitor attractions for obtaining the Quality Assured Seal, Minister for Tourism Edward Zammit Lewis said that the way forward for Malta to keep boosting with success is to continue emphasizing on the tourism product the country offers.   Minister Zammit Lewis extended his greetings to Conventions Malta which just …

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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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