The Waterfront Hotel in Sliema was honoured to welcome Hon. Clayton Bartolo, Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection, and Mr. Johann Buttigieg the CEO of the Malta Tourism Authority, on the 15th of June. During this visit, the Managing Director Mr. Brian Mizzi, CEO Ms. Maria Micallef, and General Manager Ms. Charmaine Camilleri showed Hon. Bartolo and Mr. Buttigieg the recently renovated rooms, suites, and luxury facilities. The Waterfront Hotel is a 4-star hotel with an estate of 165 rooms and belongs to the Mizzi Family. It has been in operation since the year 2000.
During the hotel tour, Ms. Camilleri discussed the various measures and incentives the Waterfront Hotel team took to strengthen the business of the hotel post-pandemic and the ability to retain all staff members, also thanks to the assistance provided by the Government.
Mr. Mizzi and Ms. Micallef highlighted the investment of 9 million euros in 2019 which resulted in the addition of 49 new rooms and 11 new suites as well as the investment of 2 million Euros in the construction of a new Lido in partnership with 115 the Strand Hotel and Bayview Hotel. These investments reflect the company’s vision to elevate the tourist experience by creating a modern and comfortable space for accommodation and leisure.
Ms. Micallef thanked the Minister for the initiatives taken by the Government which significantly helped the HoReCa sector during the pandemic as well as the new measures aimed at boosting the tourism sector for this summer. Thanks to these measures and the hard work of all the staff, Ms. Micallef said that she is optimistic that the Waterfront Hotel will have a successful summer.