Malta: A Jewel In The Heart Of The Mediterranean
Our World | On 22, May 2013
Malta, the award winning destination located in the heart of the Mediterranean, has played host to countless events of all shapes and sizes, making the Maltese islands the perfect and sought after destination for Meetings, Incentive, Conferences and Events. Steeped in history and culture with beautiful natural landscapes, an array of outdoor activities, award-winning restaurants and a cosmopolitan nightlife accompanied by year-round sunshine, makes Malta is a quintessential location for the M.I.C.E. industry.
Valletta, the capital of Malta, has been nominated the European Capital of Culture 2018. The project dubbed V.18 celebrates the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site as a city and a monument of the past. Explore Valletta and take in Europe’s finest art works, churches and nightlife all from inside the historic and captivating city.
Easily accessible with direct flight connections from Air Malta, together with other Legacy and low cost carriers, Malta is less than 3 hours away, a great meeting hub for delegates from the UK, mainland Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, making Malta a flexible destination to fit into busy diaries. Once on the island, its geographical size plays to organisers’ advantage as short transfer distances leave more opportunities for quality programme time.
Small Island – huge choice
The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) awards their Quality Seal to expert Destination Management Companies (DMC’s). QA DMC Alpine Sterling offers forty years of experience and local knowledge, ensuring professionalism, excellence, quality control and the best events with competitive rates to suit all budgets.
Malta’s collection of four and five-star conference hotels are mostly within walking distance of each other, therefore easing accommodation logistics for large groups. The venues boast excellent in-house meeting spaces and dedicated staff, state of the art conference centres and ultra modern facilities all with the backdrop of the Mediterranean and good added value to your events. From new luxury hotels to those, which offer a unique experience, there is array of locations to suit every style of event. To truly spoil your guests a deluxe 5 star location includes the Radisson Blu, St Julians with views over the Mediterranean.
Take in the natural beauty and intricate Maltese history – including Lime stone heritage, Mediterranean Conference Centre or the Saluting Battery on Upper Barakka Gardens in Valletta, as your guests overlook the grand harbour from this outdoor venue.
Malta’s membership in the EU and Schengen agreement ensures ease of travel in and out of the country, while its Euro currency makes any transactions and payments simple. English is one of the official languages of Malta and travel operators are multilingual, meaning that communication, a necessity when organising an event, is clear and easy.
Malta offers year round sunshine, an easily accessible location, surprisingly affordable events packages and a solid reputation for exemplary customer service, making this compact island nation a perfect location to host your next event.
For further information go to www.visitmalta.com/business-travel
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