European Best Destination 2015

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Valletta nominated for the title of European Best Destination 2015

The Malta Tourism Authority is pleased to announce that Valletta has been shortlisted amongst the 20 nominees for the title of European Best Destination 2015. Public voting will be open for 3 weeks, between Tuesday 20th January and Tuesday 10th February on
European Best Destinations (EBD) is a European organization based in Brussels to promote tourism in Europe. EBD works with numerous tourism offices in Europe to promote a better understanding of the wealth, diversity and quality of European destinations. The coveted title of European Best Destination has become synonymous with European excellence.
The city to receive most votes will be awarded the title of ‘European Best Destination 2015’. Aside from this, the remaining destinations, which make up the top 10, will be promoted on various social networks and websites as being one of the best European destinations to visit in 2015.
Moreover, the destination which receives most votes will be authorized to use the title and logo of ‘European Best Destination’ on all its communications, adverts, website and photos. The remaining destinations that place in the top 10 will be able to use a logo to show that they were chosen as one of the ten best destinations to visit in Europe.
In 2014, Porto won the award of ‘European Best Destination’ and an independent study showed that by winning this title, Porto benefitted from over 10 million euros of free publicity across Europe.
Commenting on Valletta’s nomination for the title of European Best Destination 2015, MTA CEO Mr Paul Bugeja said: “The nomination of Valletta as European Best Destination is a great honour for Malta, in particular for our great capital, which has already been declared as the European Capital of Culture for 2018.  It is truly a unique city within an Island that can provide something for everyone, from culture to leisure, from history to prehistory, from meetings to reunions, from weddings to special events - and this all year round”. Mr Bugeja concluded by encouraging everyone to vote for Valletta as the European Best Destination.
To vote for Valletta as European Best Destination 2015, kindly visit