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Published on : Saturday, August 12, 2017
Malta is on the verge of setting example to the rest of Europe for acting as a modern and forward thinking country. It was second time in a row that Malta was named as Europe’s most LGBTQ-friendly travel destination.
On the Rainbow Europe Index the country ranked in the top most position out of the 49 destinations. The Rainbow Europe Index is known to examine issues related to family rights, gender recognition among LGTBQ groups.
Malta made a score of 88% for laws and policies concerning and impacting LGBTQ people. Norway scored 78% , UK third with 76% and Belgium was fourth with 72%.
Malta has become the 15th EU state to introduce same-sex marriages under its new marriage equality act.
The official expressed their delight that Malta was well recognized among the travellers.
Peter Vella, Malta Tourism Authority UK and Ireland director stated that as modern and forward-thinking country is setting example to the rest of the Europe.
The Maltese people are known for warmly welcome the LGBTQ community with hospitality.
A gay “ Festa” was held this year in Malta between July 21-23. DJs from the UK and across the world performed in some of the island’s best clubbing venues.
The annual Malta Pride Week will take place between September 4-10.