Malta is situated just 95 kms south of Sicily and 290 kms from the North African coast, Malta is well placed for international business – strategically placed at the centre of the Mediterranean sea, at the crossroads of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Malta’s climate is strongly influenced by the sea is typical of the Mediterranean, with sunny and hot summers while winters are mild with temperatures in the region of 12 degrees Celsius.
It takes a mere 2 to 3 hours to get to Malta by air from most European cities, and frequent flights also operate from North Africa and the Middle East. As an EU country, Malta's requirements on visas fall in line with EU policy. Malta also forms part of the Schengen travel area. Malta’s national currency is Euro (Since 1st January 2004).