Tag: tourists

Photo of the week: Tourists too busy taking photos to notice...

As you enter Valletta, the first thing you see before entering the City Gate is the Modernist Triton fountain. Like most others do, these two tourists are seen taking photos of the fountain on their digital cameras and mobile.

Outbound tourism decreased by 21.3% between January and March

According to statistics published by the National Statistics Office, NSO, during the first quarter of this year, between January and March, a total of 66,416 outbound tourist trips were undertaken for holiday purposes, while a further 27,761 were made for visiting friends and relatives.

MCESD recommends that Govt stops tourists coming from Italy

The MCESD has agreed to recommend to government that inbound flights from Italy bring only Maltese citizens and that quarantine from places with a high-risk probability of COVID-19 becomes mandatory.

Russia urges tour operators to avoid Italy, South Korea, Iran over...

Russia's Federal Tourism Agency on Thursday recommended national tour operators suspend tours to Italy, South Korea and Iran until the outbreaks of coronavirus there are brought under control.

In 2019, more tourists, less spending – NSO

Official statistics published by the NSO show that the number of tourists arriving in Malta in December 2019 was just under 18% more than the same month in the previous year.

Cruise ship passengers increase by over a third

Total cruise passenger traffic in Malta during the third quarter of 2019 increased by over a third (36.1%) when compared to the...

‘People took videos while we struggled for our lives’ – woman...

A married couple that was vacationing in Malta said that although they believed that their lives were over, many bystanders reacted by taking videos.John...

Japanese Peace Boat docks in Malta

The Japanese NGO, Peace Boat docked in Malta today as part of its world tour.The cruise liner has been visiting Malta since it started...

Update (3): Photos: Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt’s Giza...

An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close...

Update: At least 12 people injured in Egypt blast targeting tourist...

An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt...