Several of Heritage Malta’s attractions have recently received awards from TripAdvisor and TripExpert, following the positive worldwide reviews about the Agency’s museums and sites.
Nine attractions – Fort St Angelo, Fort St Elmo and the National War Museum, the National Museum of Archaeology, the Grand Master’s Palace, St Paul’s Catacombs, Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, and the prehistoric temples of Ħaġar Qim, Mnajdra and Ġgantija have received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, the 2019 Experts’ Choice Award by TripExpert, and the TripExpert’s Best of Malta Award.
On the other hand, Ta’ Kola Windmill received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, whereas the sites of Għar Dalam, Tarxien Temples and the Inquisitor’s Palace were awarded the 2019 Experts’ Choice Award and TripExpert’s Best of Malta Award.
The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence rewards consistent great service. This designation is presented to approximately 10% of the total businesses on TripAdvisor which have consistently achieved great reviews over the past year.
Now in its fourth year, Experts’ Choice recognizes endorsements by leading publications, such as travel guides, magazines and newspapers. This year’s awards were based on 1.5 million reviews written by travel professionals. Fewer than 2% of attractions worldwide have received an Experts’ Choice Award.
Three attractions – Ħaġar Qim Temples, St Paul’s Catacombs and the National Museum of Archaeology – were honoured further by TripAdvisor with a Certificate of Excellence – Hall of Fame, since they received a Certificate of Excellence in the past five consecutive years.