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  • Maltese Cross case is referred to police

    Maltese Cross case is referred to police

    The police are investigating the disappearance of possibly millions of euros invested with Maltese Cross Financial Services. The Malta Financial Services Authority is working with the police authorities to investigate the “material shortfall” in...

  • Carnival success for SMS Group

    Carnival success for SMS Group

    SMS International Shore Operations, part of the SMS Group, has won a three-year contract to handle the passengers for Carnival Cruises in Miami. The cruise company decided to outsource all passenger services from their arrival to their...

  • EC nominated for two awards

    EC nominated for two awards

    EC has again been shortlisted for the Study Travel Magazine Star Awards for the language travel industry. This year the language school chain was nominated in two categories: Star Junior Course for Under 18s for the range of young learner...

  • airX adds Boeings to its fleet

    airX, a Malta-based private air charter company, has expanded its fleet with the addition of two Boeing 737 airliners. The aircraft are configured for executive business charter of larger groups such as music tours, football clubs and government...

  • BOV supports The Today Public Policy Institute for next two years

    Bank of Valletta and The Today Public Policy Institute have officially entered into a two-year collaboration agreement to work together on research programmes intended to improve the design of public policies. “Bank of Valletta is delighted to...

  • EU to boost securitised debt market

    The EU will decide next year if legal changes are needed to boost the market for securitised debt, a sector seen as key to injecting funds into the economy and encouraging growth, an EU document showed. The document is another indicator that...

  • MSE at 16-month low

    MSE at 16-month low

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index ended the week at a 16-month low of 3,279.187 points, due to significant losses in the share prices of International Hotel Investment plc (IHI), Fimbank plc, and to a lesser extent, Lombard Bank Malta plc –...

  • Fed outlines path to higher interest rates

    The message from the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s July monetary policy meeting was that if the Fed keeps moving towards its goal, interest rates could rise sooner than expected. The committee members agreed that if progress in the labour...

  • Company briefs

    Company briefs

    For a limited time, Emirates is offering a 50 per cent discount on economy class tickets to Larnaca and Dubai, on condition that two passengers travel together. Business and leisure travellers can take advantage of this offer when booking and...

  • Librarians are educators too

    Librarians are educators too

    A number of ideas for reading for pleasure were listed in a recent article on The Guardian (How to teach… Reading for pleasure – http://bitly.com/1dm2SvX ). The article also promotes a forthcoming conference with the theme ‘Reading for pleasure’.

  • Safeguarding the acoustic and traditional when playing music

    Safeguarding the acoustic and traditional when playing music

    Newly-launched NGO, the Klezmorimalta Foundation, set up by Malta-based Dutch couple Ralph and Birgit Albrecht, is working towards the protection and appreciation of acoustic instruments, and the traditional ways of creating music. “Music has...

  • Perry launches mobile website

    Perry launches mobile website

    Perry Ltd has launched its new smartphone website, built in association with Alert eBusiness. This streamlined version of the agency’s main site is specifically designed for users logging on from their phones with easy-to-navigate, thumb-friendly...

  • Karibu Malta helps Kenyans in need

    Karibu Malta helps Kenyans in need

    Karibu Malta, a young organisation set up two years ago with the aim of carrying out fundraising activities, is being helped by GasanMamo, which is sponsoring its volunteers’ travel insurance. This year, the organisation will be building two...

  • The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux wins Best Leading Boutique Hotel

    The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux wins Best Leading Boutique Hotel

    The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux won the Best Leading Boutique Hotel in Malta Award by World Travel Awards, considered to be the Oscars of the travel industry. During the ceremony in Greece, World Travel Awards president Graham Cooke explained...

  • Weber barbecue sale

    Weber barbecue sale

    A variety of Weber barbecues are currently on sale at Fino’s showoom in Mriehel, ranging from family barbecues that can be easily carried around to others that are more equipped to serve larger numbers. There is a choice between gas and charcoal...

  • Bank introduces Yes 4 packages for students

    Following two busy weeks at the University of Malta and Mcast, HSBC Malta Yes 4 Students stands are being set up at G. Curmi Higher Secondary School during the first week of September. The stands offer students a fun and friendly way of learning...

  • Food & beverage director receives Starwood award

    Food & beverage director receives Starwood award

    Food and beverage director at the Westin Dragonara Resort, Jason Degiorgio, has been given the President’s Award by Starwood Hotels and Resorts for his outstanding performance during 2013. The award recognises employees’ exceptional or unique...

  • Developing a holistic approach to tourism

    Developing a holistic approach to tourism

    The Malta Tourism Society has thanked outgoing Malta Tourism Authority CEO Josef Formosa Gauci for his continuous efforts to improve the tourism activity in Malta and Gozo. Mr Formosa Gauci focused on the two primary factors for success in the...

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  • Dhalia partners with UK’s Gascoignes International

    Dhalia Real Estate Services signed a partnership agreement that will see it work with international property brand Gascoignes International. Headquartered in London, Gascoignes International has a reach that spans the UK with a large number of...