February 2, 2017

Malta creating more opportunities for indigenous filmmakers

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY FOR TOURISM Malta creating more opportunities for indigenous filmmakers On 30th January 2017, at the Congress Centre of Doelen in Rotterdam, Minister for Tourism Edward Zammit Lewis signed the Council of Europe Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production between the Government of the Republic of Malta and Member States of the Council of Europe, as well …

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February 1, 2017

A record -breaking year for 2016; tourism registered the largest growth in history with more than €1.7billion in tourism expenditure

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY FOR TOURISM A record -breaking year for 2016; tourism registered the largest growth in history with more than €1.7billion in tourism expenditure On the occasion of the end of year 2016 results tourism conference, Minister for Tourism Edward Zammit Lewis referred to the December tourism statistics as the latest in a series of record-breaking …

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January 28, 2017

The Bureau for Air Accident Investigation has signed a Letter of Intent on Cooperation with the BEA, France

PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR TOURISM AND BUREAU FOR AIR ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION The Bureau for Air Accident Investigation (BAAI) has signed a Letter of Intent on Cooperation with the Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses pour la sécurité de l’aviation civile (BEA), France The purpose of the Letter of Intent between the two parties is that both countries cooperate and assist …

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January 27, 2017

Tnedija ta’ kampanja intiża sabiex tinkoraġixxi lil kull min qed joffri akkomodazzjoni turistika tkun liċenzjata

STQARRIJA MAĦRUĠA MILL-MINISTERU GĦAT-TURIŻMU “Din il-kampanja ser twassal għall-prodott turistiku aħjar, u li jkun hawn kompetizzjoni ġusta fis-settur turistiku” Waqt it-tnedija tal-kampanja intiża sabiex tinkoraġixxi sabiex kull min qed joffri akkomodazzjoni turistika jkun liċenzjat, il-Ministru għat-Turiżmu Edward Zammit Lewis qal li matul is-sena li għaddiet, 31% tat-turisti li żaru pajjiżna ġew akkomodati f’akkommodazzjoni privata, li jinkludu appartamenti, vilel, djar, u …

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January 27, 2017

Institute of Tourism Studies students win 20 awards in the Great Hospitality Show at NEC Birmingham

Institute of Tourism Studies students win 20 awards in the Great Hospitality Show at NEC Birmingham   The Institute of Tourism Studies won 20 awards in UK’s largest food service and hospitality show, the Great Hospitality Show competition which was held between 23rd and 25th January 2017 at NEC Birmingham. Six students from the HND course participated in the competition. …

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January 25, 2017

Presenting the priorities during the European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY FOR TRANSPORT AND INFRASTRUCTURE AND MINISTRY FOR TOURISM Minister Mizzi and Minister Zammit Lewis present the Transport and Tourism priorities before the European Parliament During a session with the committee on Transport and Tourism, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Joe Mizzi and Minister for Tourism Edward Zammit Lewis presented the Maltese Presidency’s priorities in …

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January 22, 2017

Neradikaw l-istaġjonalita’ turistika

Neradikaw l-istaġjonalita’ turistika  Mill-Ministru għat-Turiżmu Dr.Edward Zammit Lewis   Fil-ġranet li għaddew waqt żjara li għamilt f’Għawdex lil tliet lukandi u żewġ ristoranti ħarġet friska l-aħbar mill-Uffiċju Nazzjonali tal-Istatistika (NSO) li fix-xahar ta’ Novembru tas-sena li għaddiet pajjiżna ra ‘l fuq minn 142,000, ċifra li b’wiċċi minn quddiem ngħid pajjiżna qatt ma ra qabel. Bħala Ministru inkarigat mit-turiżmu tal-gżejjer Maltin …

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January 22, 2017

Opening of the Meeting of Chairpersons of COSAC and the priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the Council

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Opening of the Meeting of Chairpersons of COSAC and the priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the Council On Monday 23 January 2017, Chairman of the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives Luciano Busuttil presided over the Meeting of Chairpersons of COSAC organised within the framework of the …

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January 20, 2017

Another record year for the Cruiseliner Industry

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY FOR TOURISM According to figures published this morning by the National Statistics Office (NSO), 2016 was yet another record year for cruiseline passengers visiting Malta. Cruiseline vessels entering our Grand Harbour last year carried a total of 682,222 passengers, meaning an increase of nearly 2% on 2015. Among the total passengers, more than 626,0000 …

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January 16, 2017

Stqarrija Ministerjali dwar it-twaqqif uffiċjali tan-negozjati mal-Alitalia u t-triq ‘il quddiem għal Air Malta -.

STQARRIJA MAĦRUĠA MILL-MINISTRU GĦAT-TURIŻMU Stqarrija ministerjali mill-Ministru Zammit Lewis dwar it-twaqqif uffiċjali tan-negozjati mal-Alitalia u t-triq ‘il quddiem għl Air Malta – Il-Gvern ikompli jaħdem biex isib soluzzjoni fit-tul fl-interess nazzjonali u huwa kommess li jsib sieħeb strateġiku. Sur President, Ġejt hawnhekk illum biex nirreferi għall-aħbar li saret nhar il-Ġimgħa li għaddiet b’mod konġu nt bejn il-Gvern ta’ Malta u …

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