Malta Tourism Authority has teamed up with OTT to create a brand-new on-line coaching programme, learnlgbtmalta.org, to tell and educate journey brokers in regards to the archipelago’s robust LGBTQ+ journey credentials.
Having retained for a 3rd consecutive 12 months the highest spot on the European Rainbow Index 2018, the brand new coaching web site supplies in-depth details about Malta’s path to changing into an inclusive LGBTQ+ vacation spot.
Brokers may also be educated in regards to the plethora of lodging, actions and locations to go to.
Peter Vella, director UK & Eire, Malta Tourism Authority, commented: “We satisfaction ourselves on being a welcoming, protected vacation spot for all travellers and journey brokers are key to spreading consciousness and the message amongst the UK viewers.
“It’s vital for the commerce to be outfitted with the best info about LGBTQ+ journey to assist travellers make an knowledgeable resolution.
“We’re excited to launch the brand new coaching programme to have interaction brokers in a goal market that’s near our hearts.”
For the third 12 months operating ILGA Europe ranked Malta because the primary journey vacation spot on the European Rainbow Index 2018.
The index screens the optimistic and unfavorable impacts of European nations on the LGBTIQ group and provides a rating out of 100 per cent.
Malta achieved 94.04% on the size, which is 15.28 per cent increased than the second ranked nation, owing to their respect for human rights and full equality in society.
Different latest milestones embody the legalisation of identical intercourse marriage in 2017 and introduction of gender-neutral passports earlier this 12 months.
Malta, Gozo and Comino even have a thriving nightlife scene and every September Malta Satisfaction brings Valletta’s streets alive with performers and vibrant floats that commemorate love and variety.