How Much Do You Think The Average Maltese Person Spends On Holiday?

17th May 2018

Almost twice as many people in Malta visited non-EU countries in the first quarter of the 2018 as they did in the same quarter of 2017.

Tourists flying out of Malta between January and March spent an average €750 per trip, according to the National Statistics Office (NSO).

Outbound trips increased by 11.2 per cent over the same quarter of 2017, with their outlay standing at €103.3 million, the statistics office said.

Total outbound tourists for the first quarter in 2018 were estimated at 137,730, an increase of 19.5 per cent over the corresponding quarter of 2017.

During the first quarter of 2018, outbound tourist trips towards non-EU countries increased by 45 per cent over the same quarter in 2017. Italy and the United Kingdom remained the most popular destinations, with a joint share of 55.9 per cent of total tourist trips.

Total nights spent by outbound tourists increased by 18.6 per cent, amounting to 836,813 nights. The majority of guest nights (59.4 per cent) were spent in rented accommodation establishments.

18th May 2018

“At a time when countries around the world are expressing ambivalence about сгурtоcurrencies, if not cracking down on them, Malta is writing rules that should give exchange owners and users certainty about the future,” the report said.

17th May 2018

In Malta, around 6,000 users had their Facebook data harvested by Cambridge Analytica.

17th May 2018

HSBC Malta’s Head of Liquidity and Cash Management, Steve Zarb, says the introduction of Face ID means business customers can now enjoy even faster and more secure access to mobile banking.

16th May 2018

Residential property prices are still going up, but at a slower pace than that seen at the end of 2015.