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Paradise Bay Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Paradise Bay Celebrates 50th Anniversary
May 20 2024 Share

Gabriel Curmi took to Facebook to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Paradise Bay Hotel, sharing nostalgic photos and reflecting on the hotel’s rich history.

In his heartfelt post, he recounted how the hotel began as a modest 40-room retreat envisioned by Moses Fenech.

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Over the years, Moses’s son, Ferdinand, transformed and expanded the establishment into a modern 274-room hotel renowned for its exceptional hospitality. Now, Ferdinand’s children continue the family legacy, blending the hotel’s timeless charm with contemporary amenities.

 

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Gabriel expressed his deep commitment to upholding this legacy, ensuring Paradise Bay Hotel remains a symbol of hospitality for future generations.

He attributed the hotel’s success to the unwavering dedication of its employees, both past and present, whose hard work has been instrumental in reaching this remarkable milestone.

‘Grazzi Buż Nannu’, concluded Gabriel. ‘To 50 more years.’

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More Than 78,000 Foreign Students Learned English In Malta 2023

More Than 78,000 Foreign Students Learned English In Malta 2023
May 20 2024 Share

In 2023, foreign students attending English language courses at licensed English Language Teaching (ELT) schools in Malta totaled 78,567, an increase of 21,892 from 2022. The majority were from Italy (27.8 %), followed by Germany (10.4 %) and France (9.0 %). EU countries accounted for 73.9 % of these students.

The largest age group was 15 and under, representing 28.3 % of students. Those aged 50 and over were the minority, numbering 6,080. Female students outnumbered males, making up 61.9 % of the total.

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July was the busiest month for ELT schools, with 17.1 % of annual attendance, followed by August (13.4 %) and March (10.5 %). The most popular course was ‘General English: Standard’, chosen by 73.1% of students, followed by ‘Intensive English’ courses at 16.5%.

Foreign students accounted for 273,131 student weeks, with 99.0% of courses held in person and only 1.0% online. The average course duration was 3.5 weeks, down 0.9 weeks from the previous year.

Colombian students had the highest average course duration at 14.7 weeks, followed by Chilean and South Korean students at 13.3 and 10.7 weeks, respectively.

In 2023, ELT schools employed 620 teaching staff, with 25% aged 55 and over, and 70.3% were female. Non-teaching staff numbered 603, with 69.2% employed full-time.

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Source: National Statistics Office (NSO Malta)

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A Closer Look At First Bombshell Edward Tortell

A Closer Look At First Bombshell Edward Tortell
May 20 2024 Share

Here’s a closer look at who our Love Island Malta Season 2 bombshell is – Edward Tortell.

Edward graduated from the University of Malta back in 2021, is an avid arsenal supporter, and is an ex-rugby player.

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He’s also a bit of a gym freak, with a recent video posted to his social media explaining why he sought out this healthy lifestyle after being, what he termed, ‘at rock bottom.’

 

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He said that he wants to join Love Island to reach out to people and encourage others who are going through such hardships that they can apply the changes they want and live a healthier and more fulfilling life.

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Inter Win 20th Scudetto And 2nd Star

Inter Win 20th Scudetto And 2nd Star
May 20 2024 Share

Inter Milan has won the 2023-24 Serie A title, marking their 20th league championship, the second-most in Italy after Juventus. Under the guidance of Simone Inzaghi, the Nerazzurri led the league from start to finish, securing the Scudetto in a dominant season.

 

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Inter Milan received the trophy for winning the 2023-24 Serie A title after their match against Lazio.

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The Nerazzurri had already secured the title in the derby against AC Milan the previous month.

 

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However, the official trophy presentation took place after their final home match of the season at the San Siro against the Biancocelesti.

This gave Inter another opportunity to celebrate the season’s triumph with their fans and lift the trophy for the first time.

 

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This victory allows Inter to add a second star to their jerseys, a distinction for clubs with at least twenty Serie A titles.

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