We are going to talk how important is the tourism in Malta according to publications about that theme. Firstly, it is important to say that the most people who travel to Malta are from Europe – most of them are English people –; the months with the most occupation range are among July and September. However, Malta is a country with a frenetic pace its 365 days per year.
It is normal if we think that the tourists come here by plane – most of them –, with AirMalta in first place and Ryanair like the second option. Furthermore, they are usually men, from 25 to 44 years old, being the first time they visit Malta. And… what is the reason which move all those people to visit Malta? Especially, they are recommended by their family or/and friends and then, thanks to the Internet.
In 2015, the total tourist expenditure was € 1,643.9 million. All the main indicators of inbound tourism to Malta have increased except the average length of stay. Talking about the accommodation, the most people stay in 4-star hotels close to the most popular beaches and locals – Sliema, St. Julian’s… –, and of course near Paceville, the best place in Malta to have fun at night. On the other hand, excluding accommodation, people usually spend their money in food and drinks.
So… why the role of the cuisine plays a crucial part in the tourists overall holiday experience? It is easy: because it is part of the country’s tradition and culture. Well, pay attention to its typical cuisine!