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MALTA


Cradle of the Mediterranean

Senglea, from Valletta Malta has often been referred to as the island of sunshine and history. And with good reason. For throughout your stay in Malta you will find a plenty of both. In fact, this tiny country consistst of three main islands; Malta, Gozo and Comino, at the centre of the Mediterranean Sea.

The Islands' strategic importance throughout a millenial history, placed Malta at the focal point of all major cultural and political forces prevalent at any given time in the region.

Malta's rich heritage in art and custom is a reflection of this colorful history. This, together with an excellent climate, a crystal clear blue sea and the proverbial hospitality of the people, are available to visitors all year round.

You will soon realize that you are not the first to land in these delightful Mediterranean islands. You are only following a tradition that started some 6000 years ago. Throughout recorded history, Malta has been at the heart of world events. This tiny island has been haven, battleground, home and refuge to a host of famous figures through various episodes of European history. The people of Malta have absorbed and learned from all of these experiences - it is an essence of history which has helped forge the unique Maltese character.

With this long and colourful history, the Maltese have shown a character, adaptability and resilience which is quite unique. It is this ability to accept change, to work quickly and flexibly and to take pride in the hospitality extended to visitors which makes the islands of Malta a superb choice for your holidays, conferences and meetings.


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