Having retained for a third consecutive year the top spot on the European Rainbow Index 2018, the new training website provides in-depth information about Malta’s path to becoming an inclusive LGBTQ+ destination.
The airline hopes its combined operations out of Valletta will deliver 3.1 million customers next year, an increase of 15 per cent on 2018 figures.
Halfway between Gibraltar, on the tip of the Iberian Peninsula to the west, and the Egyptian port of Alexandria to the east, Malta has for centuries been crossroads for civilisation. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole lands for a short break and discovers a culture-led destination comfortable with a rapidly growing number of visitors.
An elder statesmen of local hospitality, and packed with elegance and luxurious charm, Corinthia Palace Hotel is an oasis at the heart of Malta. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in on this historic venue.
Corinthia Hotel St George’s Bay forms part of Malta’s leading upscale international brand, Corinthia Hotels. Opened in 1995, the hotel seeks to offer a passion for craftsmanship and an understanding of world-class service. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole discovers more on a spring visit to the Mediterranean destination.
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.