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  • Air Malta launches Catania-Vienna flight

    Air Malta launches Catania-Vienna flight

    Air Malta inaugurated a twice-weekly scheduled service between Catania and Vienna airport during a press conference held at Catania airport. Present at the conference were Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi, regional councillor Sandro Pappalardo, Air...

  • Emirates offers special fares to Dubai

    One’s dream holiday to Dubai can become a reality with the launch of a special offer from Malta to Dubai with Emirates airlines. The special fare of €665 will apply to customers booking their holiday or business trip between January 22 and...

  • Emirates' special €665 fares to Dubai

    Emirates' special €665 fares to Dubai

    Emirates has launched a special offer from Malta to Dubai. The special fare of €665 will apply to all customers booking their holiday or business trip between January 22 and February 28 and travelling to Dubai from January 22 up to December 15,...

  • Pick your own ginseng

    Pick your own ginseng

    My lumbar region told me to take it easy. Not to strain. To be patient. And don’t overdo it. Feet splayed and legs akimbo in the orthodox ergonomic stance, I twisted and yanked. My face twisted into a wide grimace of excruciating pain; it needed...

  • Ryanair announces plans to double capacity in France

    Ryanair announces plans to double capacity in France

    Ryanair plans to double its capacity in France over the next four years to around 20 million passengers per year following its December decision to recognise unions for the first time, a senior executive said on Wednesday. The Irish airline, which...

  • Sicily’s hidden gems: The town between the dragon’s teeth 

    Sicily’s hidden gems: The town between the dragon’s   teeth 

    Caltabellotta is a little known Sicilian town of exceptional beauty, only an hour away from Palermo. The locals say that it lies between the dragon’s teeth – as it is situated against the cliff face of a mountain which has two high, protruding...

  • Spain international tourism breaks records for fifth straight year

    Spain international tourism breaks records for fifth straight year

    The number of international tourists visiting Spain broke records for a fifth straight year in 2017, despite Islamist militant attacks in Catalonia and political uncertainty over its independence movement, government statistics showed. Spain,...

  • Stripping in Las Vegas

    Stripping in Las Vegas

    What happens in Las Vegas, stays in Las Vegas, at least that is what they say. Still, I am sure those who visit are likely to be keen in recounting their experiences, adventures and exploits – with a big dose of exaggeration, no doubt – on their...

  • Peaceful amid the piquant and robust aromas of west India

    Peaceful amid the piquant and robust aromas of west India

    Could Aikya be the next Prosecco? Or the new Cava? Will we attain spiritual harmony at Christmas and soon be seeing every New Year with Indian sparkling wine? Made by Birmingham-based Soul Tree Wine, owned by former Oxford University graduates...

  • Ice sculpture artists cut their finest at international design contest

    Ice sculpture artists cut their finest at international design contest

    Over 60 participants from 14 different countries competed in an international ice sculpture contest on Sunday in the northern Chinese province of Harbin. It's a race against time. The artists are only given three days to finish their designs,...

  • MIA's La Valette Lounge listed among top

    MIA's La Valette Lounge listed among top

    La Valette Lounge at Malta International Airport was one of 16 airport lounges to receive a prestigious highly commended rating in the Priority Pass Lounge of the Year Awards 2017. The Priority Pass programme boasts a network of over 1,000 VIP...

  • A different kind of Christmas

    A different kind of Christmas

    During the Christmas season, I find myself sticking to tradition. I decorate the tree at the beginning of December, bopping around to carols. I cozy up on the sofa, hot drink in hand, watching a good old Christmas movie. I wear my Christmas...

  • Coffee, tea or bikini? VietJet stands by racy calendar in face of criticism

    Coffee, tea or bikini? VietJet stands by racy calendar in face of criticism

    Vietnam's VietJet Aviation said on Thursday it was standing by a controversial "bikini" calendar, a marketing ploy featuring scantily clad female models that has prompted criticism in conservative Southeast Asia and beyond. The annual calendar,...

  • Travellers' turmoil as dozens of Stansted flights shelved

    Travellers' turmoil as dozens of Stansted flights shelved

    Passengers have voiced their anger after having to spend the night at Stansted Airport after snow and ice forced dozens of Ryanair and easyJet flights to be cancelled or delayed. Up to 300 passengers were waiting in the terminal on Wednesday...

  • Air Malta launches seat sale

    Air Malta launches seat sale

    Air Malta has announced a seat sale on its Go Smart fares, with discounts of up to 70 per cent. The fare includes 23kg free baggage. The discount is applicable on most Air Malta destinations and is valid for travel  between January 15 and March...

  • Tourists celebrate Christmas Eve in Bethlehem

    Tourists celebrate Christmas Eve in Bethlehem

    People and Christian pilgrims from around the world arrived at the square outside Bethlehem's Church of Nativity on Sunday , ahead of Christmas Eve celebrations in the site believed to be Jesus' place of birth. Earlier in the day, the acting Latin...

  • Emirates’ Hello 2018 welcomes the new year with attractive fares

    Emirates has launched its Hello 2018 fare sale, offering special deals on Economy Class flights to popular destinations. For those looking to take their dream holiday or visit their loved ones, these attractive fares can be booked between January ...

  • Ryanair hit with first ever pilots strike

    Ryanair hit with first ever pilots strike

    Ryanair failed to avert its first ever pilots strike on Friday as pilots in Germany held a four-hour walkout although airports and the Irish budget carrier said there had been little impact on flights. Ryanair had sought to avert a series of...

  • How to make your holiday better for the environment

    How to make your holiday better for the environment

    Sun, sea, sand and tower blocks in Benidorm, Spain. shutterstock Recently surfaced before and after shots of Benidorm – a seaside resort on the eastern coast of Spain – capture the physical transformations that have taken place in the region in...

  • Scents from around the world

    Scents from around the world

    After much experimentation in his laboratory on a smallholding in west Wales, a chartered civil engineer working in the nuclear industry has produced the country’s first bacon-scented air freshener. Haitham Al-Ubaidi and his wife Denise (Dee) run...

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