• Why Malta?

    Thanks to its geographical, economical and political strength, Malta offers a lot of advantages that might be attractive, to you, who are looking for a destination for the next event.

    • It is situated within 3 hours flying range from Europe’s main capitals.

    • Part of Schengen Zone

    • Together with the Maltese language, English is an official language and the majority of the population also speaks Italian due to our proximity.

    Euro is the national currency

    • Malta has a Mediterranean Climate with mild winters and warm to hot summers, which prolongs the events seasonality with the possibility of having out door events most of the year. 300 days of sunshine, just in case that wasn’t enough!

    International Hotel chains of high standards having a high percentage of sea view rooms.

    Distances in Malta being very short, gives us the possibility to increase the versatility in the program.

    • A wide spectrum of venues ranging Palaces to historical buildings that can be used for any type of events being it a conference or a dinner.

    Glorious Food is served by our restaurants and caterers who are always eager to step up to the plate.

    Gozo, Malta’s sister island, is that type of place where you feel home and loved the second you step foot off the ferry. The captivating landscaping, the hospitality offered by the locals, the authentic farmhouses and the luxurious 5-star properties are just the tip of the iceberg when defining the beauty of such a hidden gem.

    Reclamation of local VAT
    The Maltese Government imposes VAT at a rate of 7% on accommodation and 18% on all other services, however, among the beneficiaries entitled for VAT refunds are foreign traders who organize ‘business-related’ conferences and seminars in Malta.
    Following is a brief summary of the elements the Maltese Government is ready to consider refunds on VAT to companies holding their events in Malta:

    • Accommodation
    • Transfers airport/hotel/airport and hotel/conference venue/hotel
    • Food and drink in hotels which form part of an accommodation package
    • Food and drink during a conference such as coffee breaks, mineral water and lunches. Alcoholic beverages are only allowed in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Commissioner of VAT.
    • Hire of meeting/syndicate rooms
    • Hire of audio-visual or technical equipment related to the conference element of the program.
    • Security services in hotel/ conference venue.
    • Telephone and internet services
    • Electricity supply provided it is connected with the lighting of the conference venue.
    • Gifts and room drops with a value not exceeding € 45.00 per delegate for the duration of the vent at the discretion of the Commissioner of VAT.
    • Day delegate packages – if integrated in one package consisting of items mentioned above but excluding non-refundable items such as dinners.

    Expenditure consisting of entertainment, receptions, hospitality, food and beverage relating to hotel banqueting, outside catering, dinners, Gala evenings, activities, tours, guides etc is considered as ineligible for VAT refund.

    • Last but not least… there is us, your team of Petite Events, who supported by our group of professional and experienced suppliers, are ready to help you any time with any needs your event might require.