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The Phoenicia Malta earns prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Award

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Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, spas and ocean cruises, today announced its 2023 Star Awards. We are thrilled to announce that The Phoenicia Malta earned a new Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star award and is showcased with other honorees on

The Phoenicia Malta is well-renowned for being one of the island’s finest hotels. From the moment it opened its doors in 1947, the hotel has provided guests with refined and luxurious experiences. Over recent years the owner has invested considerably despite the quiet Covid years… and as a result, guests can enjoy the beautiful Deep Nature Spa, relax in the rejuvenated gardens, sit back and enjoy the new look of the much-loved Club Bar, and not to mention the newly created Pegasus Junior Suites. All this, combined with the world-class service offered by The Phoenicia Malta team ensures that guests leave the hotel with beautiful memories and a desire to return.

Robyn Pratt, General Manager, says ‘I feel very proud to have achieved this recognition, as together with the team we have worked extremely hard over what has been some challenging times and it is always great to see hard work coming together. Together with our owner we are constantly developing new ideas where we can improve our guests’ experiences. Creating long-lasting and wonderful memories will continue to be our goal.’

Forbes Travel Guide is the world-renowned authority on excellence in hospitality, and The Phoenicia Malta is the latest addition to its illustrious annual Star Rating list.

“Travel is in an incredible position for continued growth, as people prioritize authentic, in-person experiences,” says Amanda Frasier, President of Ratings for Forbes Travel Guide. “The hotels, ocean cruises, restaurants and spas on our 2023 Star Rating list demonstrate an impressive commitment to creating memorable environments that nurture connection, joy and sense of place as we experience the world to its fullest.”

About The Phoenicia Malta:
The Phoenicia Malta is a luxury 5-star hotel grandly located on the doorstep of Malta’s Capital City of Valletta (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Set in 7 acres of landscaped gardens, it is a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World and boasts 132 rooms and suites, an infinity pool, the Deep Nature Spa as well as several dining options. The hotel offers a number of unique meetings and event spaces making it a coveted location for meetings and conferences, as well as weddings and events of any size.

The Phoenicia Malta is iconic and prides itself in delivering the highest level of warm and personalised guest experiences which is a reason why many of The Phoenicia Malta guests return year after year to their favourite Mediterranean hotel. For more information visit

About Forbes Travel Guide:
Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Our anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based hundreds of exacting standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travelers select the world’s best experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through our independent inspection process. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, please visit



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