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Resting On The Rock – InterContinental Hotel Malta

by Continental Club on August 27, 2011  |  Leave a comment

With a population of 400,000, the Mediterranean island of Malta is barely bigger than Bristol.

And yet, in less than thirty years, this dusty rock between Sicily and North Africa has gone from being something of a premium hotel no-go zone, to offering choices from a fairly extraordinary range of major global chains.

Today, Starwood present their Westin and Le Meridien properties, and now Radisson BLU, Corinthia, Hilton, Kempinski, Golden Tulip, Maritim, RIU and even Relais & Chateaux are also to be found clinging to the cliffs of this largely beach-bereft former British colony.

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Midnight To The Mediterranean – Air Malta Economy

by Continental Club on June 2, 2011  |  2 comments

To be honest it has got midlife crisis written all over it.

For in the past few months, Continental Club seems to have been reprising travels of yore with some regularity.

On this occasion then, our mind is cast back to the middle of a sultry 1981 night; a night further laden with excitement and expectation, as CC took to the skies for the very first time.

Destination: Malta. Airline: Air Malta. ETD: 02:00hrs.

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