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Latest figures about the number of tourists who visited Malta during November show an increase of 8.3% when compared to November of last year.
Figures released by the National Statistics Office show that over 191,000 tourists visited Malta during November, of which 24,000 came over for business.
Nights spent by visitors in Malta increased by 9%, and just over half of the visitors stayed in hotels. According to NSO figures, tourists spent 136 million euro in Malta during November, 10% more than in November 2018.
During the first eleven months of last year, Malta welcomed over 2.6 million visitors, an increase of 5.3% when compared to the same period in 2018.
Visitors spent 814 euro per capita during their Malta holiday, a marginal 0.4% reduction when compared to 2018.
The 17-year-old Maltese youth who had knocked down and killed a Polish cyclist in June 0f 2018 has had his sentence reduced by the Warsaw Court following an appeal.
The youth, who was only referred to as Piero C by the Polish media, had lost control of his vehicle and hit the 77-year-old cyclist when he was driving along a narrow street in Warsaw. The youth was driving at twice the speed limit, did not have a licence, and was reported to have been under the effects of cannabis.
The youth had originally been handed down a four-year jail sentence as well as a driving ban for life. Following the appeal, the sentence was reduced to three and a half years, and the driving ban was reduced to ten years.
This after the Magistrate noted that the Maltese youth had used cannabis, but had not been under its influence.