Posts Tagged ‘ Malta ’

Travelling to France, Malta or the Netherlands?

Aug 15th, 2020 | By

The key thing is to talk to whoever is supplying what you bought.

Is 30 hours enough?

Aug 14th, 2020 | By

The government argument is that when there is sufficient evidence to remove a destination from the green list it should be done speedily

Tit-for-tat quarantines

May 26th, 2020 | By
Shipwrech beach in Zakynthos

After the UK announced that they would impose a 14-day quarantine period on people entering the countries, France and Greece have announced similar restrictions.

Follow the Maltese film trail

Nov 20th, 2018 | By

Malta has created a new film trail to capitalise on the country’s increasingly scenic locations.

Saturday snippets: 13th October 2018

Oct 13th, 2018 | By
the Acropolis at night

Destinations are pointing out what a good summer it has been for them. But a VAT increase in Ireland may deter UK tourists from visiting the Republic.

Saturday snippets: 28th of July 2018

Jul 28th, 2018 | By

A new scanning system at Heathrow, Great Bridlington and Doors Open attract Adrian’s attention this week.

Where we are holidaying this summer

Jul 16th, 2018 | By

It will surprise no one that Spain and its islands are once again the most popular destination for summer holidays this year. After all, it’s been the same for decades.

Saturday snippets: 14th of July 2018

Jul 14th, 2018 | By

Even if the weather didn’t tell us, summer is here now the Proms, the Liverpool Biennale, the Ekhof Festival and striking travel staff tell us it is.

Saturday snippets: 7th of July 2018

Jul 7th, 2018 | By

Yorkshire is a small town north of London. That is one of many things that Adrian learnt this week The phrase was used on a TV show so it must be right!

What’s hot: May 2017

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world, right now

What’s hot: February 2018

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot – and what’s not – in the travel world, right now…

Where the experts holiday: Peter Vella, Director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By

Peter Vella is the director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority and holds a dual nationality with Malta and the UK. Here he shares his favourite destinations and forthcoming trips with Just About Travel readers and reveals why you should visit Malta

Saturday snippets: 7th October 2017

Oct 7th, 2017 | By

If you had a fear of flying would a Navigator Buddy help to soothe you? Just one thought that Adrian has this week as the winner of the Family Friendly Museum award is announced.

Saturday snippets: 11th March 2017

Mar 11th, 2017 | By
Trabant bearing the words I love Berlin

I am back from Berlin. Just. I managed to get out just before the airport security staff strike began. here’s a round-up of some of the week’s happenings

Exploring Valletta

Mar 4th, 2016 | By

Reza follows up his previous story on Malta by leaving Sliema and seeing more of the island.

Honey-sweet Malta

Oct 16th, 2015 | By

Malta’s mild climate and peacefulness has made it a small secluded spot in the Mediterranean sea, an island concealed by layers and layers of history spanning from antiquity to modern times.

Lighting up Malta

May 28th, 2015 | By

The skies of the small Island of Malta are accustomed to lighting up with fireworks throughout the year.

What’s hot: April 2014

Apr 1st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This April, all eyes are on London, Los Angeles and Austin…

Best value winter hotspots for British holidaymakers heading overseas

Dec 14th, 2012 | By

Save as they samba: British Pound 17 per cent stronger vs Brazilian Real compared to 12 months ago; that’s an extra £86.78 in holidaymakers’ pockets for every £500 spent

Going Gozo

Nov 5th, 2012 | By

Judith heads to Joy, the island better known as Gozo which nestles next to its bigger sister, Malta

Commonwealth holidays a royal treat as four in 10 beat inflation

Apr 11th, 2012 | By

Trips to Malta, Cyprus, South Africa and Canada beat UK inflation

Malta & Gozo: part two

Mar 19th, 2012 | By

Dr. Jill Nash makes for Malta and Gozo and finds them to be an excellent destination for a family holiday

Malta & Gozo

Mar 18th, 2012 | By

With a sunny climate, a short flight from the UK, wonderful food and affordable accommodation, Malta & Gozo make excellent destinations for a family holiday, says Dr. Jill Nash

The Holiday Booking Rush Begins

Jul 12th, 2011 | By

It looks as though those of us who haven’t booked holidays are finally getting around to it. Over the weekend, travel agents that we’ve spoken to saw more customers than they expected. Last minute bookings seem to be the theme this year again.

Air Passenger Duty

Mar 13th, 2011 | By

With the budget less than a fortnight away the travel trade is boosting its attack on how high APD is and how damaging it could be for jobs and the economy if it stays at its high level. They have been boosted in that one of the few countries in Western Europe to retain such a tax has got rid of it. Ireland has removed it because it was seeing reduced tourism coming into Ireland and fewer air passengers both of which meant the tax was not raising net money but costing the economy instead. Will George Osborne, the Chancellor, take heed?

The Album: September

Sep 23rd, 2010 | By

CD Traveller reader, Rachel Xereb, talks us through her favorite holiday destinations

Creating the Malta Story

Apr 5th, 2010 | By

Malta is still one of the most popular destinations for British tourists. Just two weeks ago wandering around the capital, Valetta, you could almost hear more English accents than Maltese ones although this is the quiet season.
Now it is about to launch a new campaign to persuade us to book our holidays there this year. But instead of the glitzy advertising campaigns that are used to seeing this is a more thoughtful promotion and one that trades on the history of Malta. Called “Creating the Malta Story…