Hotelier Winston Zahra Jr yesterday launched a scathing attack on the Malta Tourism Authority’s performance during 2005 by outlining a list of missed targets and deadlines for which ultimately the tourism minister must carry the can.
The parliamentary secretary for finance is not bothered by criticism made by various economists over the growth statistics published last week, yesterday insisting there is no discrepancy between overall growth and a drop in exports of goods and services.
During an emergency meeting held on Monday the Malta Tourism Authority sought to persuade a major tour operator from pulling out of the Maltese islands, a move, which could deliver a devastating blow to the four and three star hotels.
The board of directors of Plaza plc, yesterday approved and issued their preliminary profit statement for the financial year 2005 showing a marginal increase of just Lm9,000 in profits before tax over the previous years.
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