Following Lonely Planet’s choice as one of the countries to visit in 2018, Malta is being chosen for the second time in one week as one of the main destinations of 2018. Malta has been mentioned in another respectable magazine, Architectural Digest. The AD Magazine follows the most attractive destinations to visit to explore culture, national heritage and natural beauty, has yet again chosen Malta as one of the places to visit in 2018. Architectural Design Magazine, stated the following:
“Named the 2018 European Capital of Culture, Valletta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its 16th-century fortifications created by the Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. The festivities planned will extend far beyond Malta’s capital, with some 400 events and 140 projects by 1,000 local and international artists, curators, performers, writers, designers, and filmmakers.”
AD also referred to the sunny and welcoming islands of Malta as “one of the most emerging and exciting destinations”. Malta’s Minister for Tourism, noted, that such positive feedback and recognition of Malta only proves once again that it is crucial to safeguard and preserve Malta’s heritage, traditions and culture. Consequently, MTA and the Ministry for Tourism will keep working together to ensure that Malta continues to stand out as one of the most culturally attractive destinations for travel.