Part of the European Union since 2004 / EURO currency since 2008
Reasons to choose Malta
10 reasons to host your meetings & events in Malta
32,000 available beds in 108 hotels on Malta and Gozo ranging between 2 and 5 Star.
Most hotels have in-house conference facilities which can seat up to 700 people. For larger events. Malta has 4 major conference centres that can accommodate up to 10,000 delegates
Over 300 days of sunshine with a mild Mediterranean climate all year around
Official Languages: Maltese and English
Short transit times
Malta is up for EU Presidency in 2017
Malta’s Capital City, Valletta is to be European Capital of Culture in 2018
Malta offers good value with a high level of quality at a fair price
The local VAT is reimbursable on conferences
Situated in the heart of the Mediterranean, the three main islands Malta, Gozo and Comino are small, beautiful and unique. Bursting with history and culture, friendly locals, sunshine, ongoing events and the magnificent Valletta – which is to be the European Capital of Culture in 2018. Malta is the ideal location to discover in a short period of time with an average 15-minute transfer time and easily-accessible with a 3-hour direct flight from all major European airports.
The Maltese Islands
The three main islands Malta, Gozo & Comino are situated in the heart of the Mediterranean. They are small beautiful and unique. With an area of just 316 sq km, they allow visitors to discover the islands in a short period of time and the average transfer time is only 15 minutes.
The flight time is approximately 3 hours from mainland Europe and most major European Cities are served by the Malta International Airport. There is also a regular ferry to Sicily.
The islands boast an all-year-round mild climate and enjoy an average of 5 hours of sunshine per day in the winter months and up to 12 hours per day in the summer months.
The Maltese are a friendly population and Malta is considered to be one of the safest countries in Europe. Maltese is the official language yet English is the 2nd official language, spoken by the majority of the population.
7,000-year of intense and unique history has made Malta what it is today. From Pre-Historic temples which are older than the Pyramids to the World Heritage City, Valletta, which is to be European Capital of Culture in 2018.