Practical information

In this section you will find information related to venue and accommodation arrangements. Please keep in mind that travel and accommodation costs are at the expense of the participants.

We suggest that you book your flights and hotel as soon as possible after receiving a confirmation email from us.

Malta

“Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast. It's a nation known for historic sites related to a succession of rulers including the Romans, Moors, Knights of Saint John, French and British.” -wikipedia-

The city of Valletta

Valletta, is the capital city of Malta, it is the administrative and commercial heart of the Islands."It may be small, but it's packed full of sights; when Unesco named Valletta a World Heritage Site, it described it as 'one of the most concentrated historic areas in the world." -Lonely planet-               

Read more about Valletta: http://www.visitmalta.com/en/valletta

Venue

Mediterranean Conference centre Malta
Address: Mediterranean Street, Valletta, Malta
Phone number: +356 2559 5215
Fax number: +356 2124 5900
Website: www.mcc.com.mt

The 16th century building is the former "Sacra Imfermeria" of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, now popularly known as the Mediterranean Conference Centre has long been one of Valletta's most remarkable landmarks. Located towards the tip of Valletta peninsula, the MCC stands for distinction with magnificent views across the Grand Harbour.

How to get there? 

From the airport 

  • By bus: Line X4, Every 30 minutes (see on the metro map below) . Bus from the airport is about 30 min to the gate of Valetta. Walking distance to Mediterranean Conference centre Malta : about 15 min
  • By taxi : Arrival from Malta International Airport is about 20 min drive to the venue (see on the map below)

Bus ticket price: €1.50 more info

Find all information about public transport in Malta here.

From St Julians' and Sliema

We have arranged buses for participants staying in Sliema and St Julians'. The buses run between the towns and the venue twice a day on both event days.

Please note that the free shuttles are for those participants who filled in the bus registration and received a confirmation email. For the others, we cannot guarantee a free seat.

Please remember to arrive shortly before the departure to allow hostess to check your booking. Buses won’t be waiting more than 10 minutes at the meeting points out of respect to the other participants.

Bus routes and timetables

Meeting point are marked also on this map.

Bus 1: St Julians' - MCC - St Julians'

Wednesday 22 March

7:45 Corinthia Marina Hotel (meeting point A)
7:55 Hilton R/about (adjacent to Diamonds international) (meeting point B)

The bus will leave back to St Julians' after the cocktail.

Thursday 23 March

7:45 Corinthia Marina Hotel (meeting point A)
7:55 Hilton R/about (adjacent to Diamonds international) (meeting point B)

The bus will leave back to St Julians' after the lunch.

Bus 2: Sliema - MCC - Sliema

Wednesday 22 March

7:45 Marks & Spencer Sliema (meeting point A)
7:55 In front of Diplomat Hotel (meeting point B)

The bus will leave back to Sliema after the cocktail.

Thursday 23 March

8:15 Marks & Spencer Sliema (meeting point A)
8:25 In front of Diplomat Hotel (meeting point B)

The bus will leave back to Sliema after the lunch.

Accommodation

Please note that during the presidency period, Malta is a very busy place, and hotel capacity could be limited. We suggest that you book your hotel as soon as possible.

We prepared a list of hotels with special offers for our participants. There are only few hotels in Valletta itself, but you can stay either in Sliema or in St Julian’s.

See on the map

In Valletta:

Grand Hotel Excelsior

Great Siege Road, Floriana, FRN 1810, Malta
+356 21250520
info@excelsior.com.mt 
http://www.excelsior.com.mt 

Price: From €165 per night ( breakfast incl)
Other information: Please fill this booking form and send it back to Grand Hotel Excelsior
Please find here the form for the booking 

 

In Sliema:

Le Meridien St Julians Hotel and Spa

Balluta Bay St Julians
+35623110000
reslmsj@lemeridien.com 
www.lemeridienmalta.com  

Price: From €125 per night ( breakfast incl)
Other information: bookings are on a first come first serve basis, require a credit card to guarantee and are subject to 100% cancellation within 7 days of arrival
Bookings can be made on the above email address or by phone with the reservations department.


Hotel Kennedy Nova

116, The Strand, Gzira, GZR 1027
+356 22608812
reservations@kennedynova.com
www.kennedynova.com

Price: From € 40.00 per night ( breakfast incl)
Other information: Conditions for reservation. We would require 50% deposit on reservation and the remaining balance to be settled on arrival.
NOTE: reservation code: Interreg. When placing the booking code Interreg should be mentioned.
Deadline for booking: Confirmation of booking is subject to the Hotel availability

 

In St Julian's:

Corinthia Hotel St George’s bay, St Julians

St. George's Bay, St. Julian’s, STJ 3301, Malta
+356 2370 2629
glen.micallef@corinthia.com 
www.corinthia.com 

Price: from €135 per night ( breakfast incl)
Other information: Rates applicable for minimum 2 nights stay.
Please find here the form for the booking 
 
Intercontinental Malta St Julians

St George’s Bay , St Julian’s, STJ 3310, Malta
+356 2376 5768
malta@intercontinental.com.mt
www.malta.intercontinental.com 

Price: From €130 per night ( breakfast incl)
Other information: One night non refundable deposit.
Deadline for booking: Until 20 February 2017
Please find here the link for the booking
 
 
Radisson Blu Resort St Julians

St. George’s Bay, St. Julian’s
+356 2137 4894
ilona.busuttil@radissonblu.com 
www.radissonblu.com/en/stjuliansresort-malta 

Price: From €135.00 per night ( breakfast incl)
Other information: Conditions for reservation.
Once booking is made, we will withdraw one night payment which is non-refundable as means of guarantee.
http://bit.ly/2iTjw2w

The Westin Dragonara Resort, St Julians

Dragonara Road, St. Julian’s, STJ3143
00356 2138 1000
sales.dragonara@westin.com
http://www.westinmalta.com/ 

Price: From €150 per night ( breakfast incl)
Other information: Deposit: 1 night non-refundable at time of booking
100% of entire stay 7 days prior to arrival 6pm.
Deadline for booking: Rate will be committed to until arrival date. Rooms will be offered on a first come first served basis.
Please find here the link for the booking
 

Golden Tulip 

Dragonara Road, St. Julian’s, STJ 06, Malta
+356 21378100
sales@goldentulipvivaldi.com 
http://www.goldentulipvivaldi.com 

Price: From € 70.00 per night ( breakfast incl)
Other information: 50c per person to be paid at front desk as eco contribution as from 1st June 2016

Be.Hotel

Bay Street, St George's Bay, St. Julian’s, STJ 3311, Malta
+356 21384422
info@behotelmalta.com 
www.behotelmalta.com 

Price:  From € 65.00 per night (breakfast incl)
Other information: 50% deposit (non-refundable). Remainder to be paid 14 days prior to arrival. Full charges to apply for any cancellations done 14 days prior to arrival
€0.50 per person per night will be collected at Front Desk as Environmental Contribution.

Please keep in mind that travel and accommodation coasts are at the expense of the participants.

Many other hotels can be booked also via www.booking.com.

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