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19 July 2015 - 13:18
Five cruise ships with five different ownerships graced the Grand Harbour of Valletta on the 22nd of July. The cruise ships brought over 14,000 passengers and 5,000 crew members. As was expected, the Valletta waterfront and its surroundings were a hype of activity. The Malta Tourism Authorities also organised an In Guardia re-enactment along the...
 
19 May 2015 - 13:16
101,769 tourists visited Malta in March, an increase of 4.1% when compared to March 2014. National statistics estimate that 101,769 tourists visited Malta in March, an increase iof 4.1% when compared to March 2014. 75,736 visits were carried out for holiday purposes, while a further 11,757 were undertaken for business purposes. Inbound tourists from EU...
 
8 October 2014 - 15:07
FATTA has appointed Mr Michael Kamsky as an Honorary President of the Association following a motion passed during the last Annual General Meeting. Mr Kamsky is currently General Manager at The Westin Dragonara, a post he has held since 2007 having previously served as the hotel’s Director of Sales and Marketing since 2003. He has...
 
18 September 2014 - 15:02
Total arrivals and nights spent in collective accommodation establishments during May advanced by 9.5 and 2.2 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding month last year. Total arrivals in collective accommodation establishments during the month under review numbered 156,747, while total nights spent amounted to 819,874. All hotel categories recorded increases in nights spent,...
 
5 August 2014 - 13:03
Urge Government to Act Swiftly to Fill Vacancies at MTA. Travel and Tourism Operators express their thanks to Mr Josef Formosa Gauci, the outgoing CEO at MTA for his sterling contribution to the industry during his tenure as CEO of MTA. Under his direction, the MTA team succeeded in delivering five record years including the...
 
18 July 2014 - 14:57
Tourist arrivals in hotels increased in May but the number of bednights was down, official figures issued today show. The NSO said that arrivals and nights in collective accommodation establishments during May stood at 124,778 and 659,892 respectively. The average length of stay was estimated at 5.3 nights. Foreign arrivals were estimated at 116,142, an...
 
9 May 2014 - 14:53
The eight-nation tournament being held in Malta for the first time is the biggest competitive event organised by the Maltese Association. Not only, but Malta will be making its debut at such a high level of competition. Preparations have been going on for quite a while within the technical and logistical spheres of organisation. The...
 
18 March 2014 - 14:55
Tourist arrivals in March reached 97,800, an increase of 7.3 per cent when compared to the corresponding month in 2013, the NSO said today. A total of 74,445 inbound visits were carried out for holiday purposes, while a further 12,525 were undertaken for business purposes. Most inbound tourists came from EU Member States, while tourists...
 
28 January 2014 - 13:13
The Association Calls for inquiry into malicious leak of distorted confidential information. The Federated Association of Travel and Tourism Agents expresses its full confidence in the MTA CEO, Josef Formosa Gauci, and unreservedly condemns malicious reports in a section of the media aimed at smearing his integrity. FATTA highlights that Mr Formosa Gauci was appointed...
 
24 January 2014 - 13:14
Travel and tourism agents welcome the results released by the Malta International Airport which formally confirm the expected news that 2013 was yet another record year for the industry. FATTA congratulates the Malta Tourism Authority and Malta International Airport on this achievement of a fourth consecutive record breaking year, and the fifth in the past...