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  • Ebejer, John (Allied Newspapers Limited, 2001-04-22)
    Valletta plays a central role in our overall tourism product offer. Valletta's tourism relevance is not limited to the various sites and museums which tourists can visit. It is the general ambiance of the city, its buildings, ...
  • Ebejer, John (2002-04-14)
    Tourism is one of the mainstays of the Maltese economy. Over the years it has generated substantial revenue and created thousands of jobs, We are now operating in an increasingly competitive market with several other ...
  • Ebejer, John (Haymarket Publishing Ltd., 2002)
    The article looks at the first years of a radically new planning system that was introduced in Malta in 1992. It considers aspects relating to legislation, development control, policy planning, public consultation and ...
  • Ebejer, John (Allied Newspapers Limited, 2003-09-14)
    Over these past few weeks, there has been debate on the need to improve our tourism product. The discussion was triggered by a proposal made by Frank Salt (as chairman of the Product Planning and Development Directorate ...
  • Ebejer, John (Standard Publications, 2018-05-20)
    The proposed development of the ITS site at St George’s Bay has raised the concerns of many and for good reason. People living in the area are worried that the development will have a negative effect on their quality of ...
  • Ebejer, John (Standard Publications, 2018-05-27)
    The proposed development of the ITS site at St George’s Bay has raised the concerns of many and for good reason. People living in the area are worried that the development will have a negative effect on their quality of ...
  • Ebejer, John (Allied Newspapers Limited, 2004-09-18)
    With a title like this, you might expect this article to be about a sharp increase in tourism arrivals or, possibly, the completion of a much needed tourism project. Neither is the case. This article is about a fairly ...
  • Ebejer, John (Allied Newspapers Limited, 2001-04-15)
    The coming four weekends will see renewed efforts to bring new life to ValIetta in the evenings. The Malta Tourism Authority has launched the Valletta evenings - A City Alive initiative which brings together a rich programme ...
  • Ebejer, John (Allied Newspapers Limited, 2004-07-18)
    It is finally a reality. The transformation of St George's Bay in St Julian's following sand replenishment is there for all to see. The process which has resulted in the makeover of this bay appears to be simple enough. ...
  • Ebejer, John (2004)
    The paper describes the beach replenishment project for St. Georges Bay carried out in 2004. This was the first beach replenishment for Malta. Apart from sand sourcing and placing, the project involved the creation of a ...
  • Ebejer, John (2016)
    The development of a project concept is often taken for granted. In most development projects, it is carried out intuitively by the architect or other experienced professional. Ill-advised project concept development may ...
  • Ebejer, John (Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, 2005)
    In this opinion piece, the writer considers characteristics of the Gozo tourism product. Based on the Island’s strengths and weaknesses, he proposes a tourism strategy using a Green Gozo brand. Together with similar articles ...
  • Ebejer, John (Allied Newspapers Ltd., 2019)
    An imagined email from a tourist visiting Malta in 2030. He describes his impressions of the urban environment impacted by a series of towers, many of them unfinished or empty. The writer also decries the loss of a scenic ...
  • Ebejer, John (Allied Newspapers Limited, 2005-02-06)
    What makes for an attractive destination? What are those factors which will provide for an unforgivable experience? Tourism is a complex activity. The tourist experience is largely determined by the choices made tourist ...
  • Ebejer, John (Standard Publications Ltd., 2015-11-29)
    Dr. Ebejer argues that there are three principles underpinning Malta’s planning system namely autonomy, transparency and better informed decisions. He comments about the Development Planning Bill published for public ...
  • Ebejer, John (University of Malta. Institute for Tourism, Travel and Culture, 2017)
    The presentation ‘Funding and project development of a historic site: Fort St Elmo as a case study’ first gives a brief overview of European Regional Development Funding procedures. It then describes the process of project ...
  • Ebejer, John (Allied Newspapers Limited, 2000-12-17)
    From a tourism point of view, there are two overriding objectives for our heritage sites. Firstly, we need to protect and preserve the cultural site in accordance with sustainability principles. Secondly, we should strive ...
  • Ebejer, John (Foundation for International Studies. Islands and Small States Institute, 1996-05)
    This paper looks at the impacts of tourism on small island economies. It focuses on impacts on national economies and considers the role of national government in tourism.
  • Ebejer, John (Allied Newspapers Limited, 2003-03-31)
    Institution building is a difficult task. It requires a proper understanding of the issues, a sense of direction and above all perseverance. The current set-up and operations of the Malta and Environment Planning Authority ...
  • Ebejer, John (Allied Newspapers Limited, 2009-11)
    The Mepa audit officer is of the opinion that meetings between the chairmen of the Development Control Commission and applicants are illegal (November 2). He " ... argues that the planning law clearly lays down that all ...