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Malta Saw Double-Digit Visitor Growth in July

According to figures recently released by Malta’s National Statistics Office, the number of inbound tourists reached 256,509 in July, an increase of 11.7 percent compared to the same month in 2016.

Substantial growth was registered in non-package holidaymakers and in the number of first time visitors, up 20.6 percent and 15.1 percent, respectively.

Commenting on the positive figures, Paul Bugeja, CEO, Malta Tourism Authority, explained, “This is the result of intensive work with all stakeholders. We are happy to note positive trends in all indicators, including the increase in the per bed night spend from EUR119.04 (USD142.06) to EUR121.56 (USD145.07) per night.”