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If you are the type of traveller who likes to learn and experience the local feel of a country while on vacation, Malta and Gozo should be your next destination.

If you are a travel director of like-minded groups such as Alumni Associations, Cultural Associations, Museums, Churches, or Special Interest groups; or you are in charge of faculty-led programmes for your College or University and organise educational tours; or a tour operator who is in touch with educated travellers, we are confident that DISCERN GROUP can offer you all the services to make your visit a unique experience. You will be impressed by the high quality and outstanding value you will enjoy.

Recognising Your Needs

Since we understand that every programme is different, we will work closely with you to design a programme that is right for you.

Our experience and local networks of academic lecturers, guides and other professionals will surely be of benefit to you as we make sure we have the best onboard. Simply let us know your ideas and we will do the rest from planning your programme to handling your land logistics and accommodation.

At your request we will provide you with different options and personalised quotes according to your needs and budget.
Below, you’ll find examples of programs:

FOR EXECUTIVES in the areas of:
General English
Intensive English
Business English
Busines English for Lawyers
English in the Media
English for Tourism
General Mangement
Risk Mangement
Insurance for the Business Manager

SHORT COURSES in the areas of:

History and Culture of Malta
Archeology and the people of the Temples
Art History
Art and Architecture
Mediterranean Environment

About Malta
The history of Malta is a long and colourful one dating back to the dawn of civilisation. The Maltese Islands went through a golden Neolithic period, the remains of which are the mysterious temples dedicated to the goddess of fertility. Later on, the Phoenicians, the Carthaginians, the Romans and the Byzantines, all left their traces on the Islands.
Malta is located in the Mediterranean Sea, just south of Sicily; the Maltese archipelago basically consists of three islands: Malta, Għawdex (Gozo) and Kemmuna (Comino). Their total population is almost 400,000. The largest island of the group is Malta, from which the archipelago takes its name. In 2005, it had a population of just over 404,000. Valletta, the capital, is the cultural, administrative and commercial centre of the archipelago. Malta is well served with harbours, chief of which is the Valletta Grand Harbour (Il-Port il-Kbir). Malta’s international airport is situated five kilometres from the capital. The distance between Malta and the nearest point in Sicily is 93 km. The distance from the nearest point on the North African mainland (Tunisia) is 288 km. Gibraltar is 1,826 km to the west and Alexandria is 1,510 km to the east.

About Gozo
Historically, the island has always been distinct from mainland Malta; different milestones, traditions, happenings and topography have distinguished the island both on a national scale and as a travel destination. A lower population density and the slower process of urbanisation have contributed to conserving the island’s characteristic aura, which wins over the traveller who is looking to slow down.
Gozo is the island where time stood still and where you can still enjoy the same views that the prehistoric people used to enjoy. Fortunately, most of the island is still unspoilt by modern development. It is the second largest island in the Maltese Archipelago with a population of about 30,000 persons. It shares the same history and culture like that of Malta, but its real small size and small population makes Gozo a more tranquil island where the villages still hold their identity and diversity. Besides, all villages in Gozo are separated by farmland and this makes the island a healthier one to live in as the air is still very pure and unpolluted. The large spaces between the villages create a sense of freedom and relaxation. Some of the villages are like old hamlets dominated by the village church which is always the centre of attraction of every village.

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