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124 Ruefa Reisen Branch Managers attend Gozo conference

The Malta Tourism Authority in co-operation with the Ministry for Gozo, Air Malta and Vacations Malta recently hosted around 124 Branch Managers from Ruefa Reisen as part of a familiarisation trip. During their stay Ruefa Reisen held their annual Sales Conference on the sister Island of Gozo. The group was led by members of Ruefa’s [...]
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MHRA’s tourism industry proposals for political manifesto

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) said that it firmly believes that Government has one clear mission – to ensure that Malta keeps winning. Over the past weeks MHRA has called upon the PL and the PN executives to understand that Governmen’s role must be the support for the engine of the economy, and [...]
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Industrial turnover increased by 2.9% in Q3 of 2012

Provisional seasonally adjusted data indicate that in the third quarter of 2012 industrial turnover increased by 2.9 per cent over the previous quarter. Over the corresponding quarter in 2011, working day adjusted industrial turnover increased by 7.6 per cent, the National Statistics Office said today. When comparing the third quarter last year to the previous [...]
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Priceless paintings to be restored in Ghajnsielem church

Important paintings in the former parish church in Ghajnsielem are being restored with the financial support of Bank of Valletta, helping to give this historic location more prominence. The church was built to house a statue to the Blessed Virgin of Loreto, sculpted by a local farmer called Anglu Grech after he saw a vision. [...]
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University of Malta led study finds Malta’s hidden landscape

Marine scientists have discovered an exceptionally well-preserved terrestrial landscape submerged in the coastal waters of the Maltese Islands, which reveals how the archipelago would have looked like 20,000 years ago. At this time, Europe was experiencing the Last Ice Age and sea level in the Mediterranean Sea was 130 metres lower than at present. Malta, [...]
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