Valletta has launched a preview of its 2018 European Capital of Culture programme. A collection of artistic, cultural, and community projects as well as festivals and carnivals, the island is thrilled to be showcasing its eclectic history and heritage.
Following on from the success of their properties in Ibiza and Tenerife, the Malta Tourism Authority has announced that Hard Rock Hotels will be opening a property on the island in 2020. Nestled in the trendy hot spot of St Julian’s, the hotel is projected to feature 370 rooms, including 110 suites with balcony views over the idyllic island paradise of St George’s Bay.
Five people have been killed in a plane crash at Malta International Airport. Three French defence officials are believed to have been killed, along with two others, when a surveillance plane crashed shortly after take-off.
The Malta Tourism Authority has announced it will host a seminar entitled ‘Malta: A Better Destination for Superyachts!’ on Wednesday September 11th at the Grand Hotel Excelsior in Valletta. It will be the third in the biannual Malta Superyacht seminar series, dedicated to the yachting industry.
The Malta High Commission in London, together with the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) and leading music tour operator, Kirker Holidays, recently organised an event to announce new packages that celebrate the music events taking place in Malta & Gozo throughout the year.