Malta has decided to offer free payments to peoples who will choose their Country as their holiday destinations. Such individual stands the chance of earning up to £173 each this summer and its one of the measures initiated by the country's authorities to encourage tourists to return.
Popular holiday destinations have suffered adversely during the pandemic due to restrictions on travels resulting in closed borders and bans on trips abroad.
Malta will pay tourists to return this summer – and you could get £173 eachCredit: Alamy
Meanwhile, Malta, which saw more than 2.7million visitors in 2019, experienced 80 percent in reduction of visitors numbers in 2020 – but are very optimistic that the new scheme instituted could encourage as many as 35,000 tourists to return.
Malta, the tiny island is launching the new scheme, giving tourists up to €200 (£173) if they book at least two nights at a local hotel, the tourism minister has assured.
However, how much a tourist earns depends on the hotel he books – a five-star property would attracts you an amount of €200 while €150 goes for persons who book a four-star hotel and €100 for a three-star hotel .
Meanwhile , if you book a hotel on Gozo, an island in Malta , you earn an extra 10 per cent in addition.
According to the tourism Minister, Clayton Bartolo who confirmed this said: “The scheme is targeted at putting Malta’s hotels in a very competitive position as international tourism restarts.”
The new scheme will pay holidaymakers to return this summerCredit: Alamy
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