The STAR Service Awards are an important initiative through which the Malta Tourism Authority is able to give public recognition to all those who work directly or indirectly in the tourism industry.

The process is completely tourist-driven and as an incentive for tourists to participate the MTA offers a free holiday back to Malta to one lucky winner.
For full details on the nomination process please view the Frequently Asked Questions.

STAR Service Awards

The Special Thanks And Recognition (STAR) Awards ceremony organised by the Malta Tourism Authority have been running since 2005. This initiative sees to recognise outstanding employees working in the tourism industry.

Hotel Worker of the Year

Hotel Management can nominate one employee for the Hotel Worker of the Year. This application is available to be submitted online. 


For Industry Operators

Companies are encouraged to participate in this scheme with the aim to acknowledging the importance of maintaining high standards of service across this dynamic industry. Complimentary nomination forms can be ordered from the Malta Tourism Authority. Free delivery upon request. For more information on the STAR Awards contact the Industry HR Development Directorate on 22915726 or


Using your Vouchers

After submitting an online nomination, guests will be directed to choose a voucher. A confirmation letter with the voucher details will be sent to the email address used by the guests to submit the nomination form. Vouchers need to be presented upon entrance and are subject to terms and conditions. Only one voucher per nomination can be selected.


10% discount on entrance ticket to the museum and 10% discount on purchasing the guide book.

Palazzo Falson is one of the oldest medieval buildings in the ancient capital city of Mdina. It houses a collection of art and antiques brought together by its last resident, Olof Frederick Gollcher (...

10% Discount On Purchased Products From Savina Outlets

At the turn of the 20th century Pjazza Savina in Rabat was not just the geographic heart of Gozo, it was also the centre of everyday trading. The Savina open market provided everything from delicious ...

10% Discount On Entrance Fee

Popeye Village Malta has grown from its days as a Film Set of the 1980 Musical Production 'Popeye' into one of the major tourist attractions on the Maltese Islands filled with a number of colorful fun...

10% Discount On Entry Fee PLUS 10% discount on items purchased from Esplora Shop

Esplora, Malta’s National Interactive Science Centre and Planetarium is situated in the southern coastal village of Kalkara, with breath-taking views of the natural Grand Harbour of Valletta. At ...

€3 Discount On The Adult Entry Ticket Of Aquarium

The Malta National Aquarium is one of the leading visitor attractions in Malta. Besides the tanks housing an impressive collection of fish species, the Malta National Aquarium comprises also the Cafe ...

15% Discount On The Purchase Of An Adult Ticket

With its beautiful imagery and atmospheric sound, The Malta Experience will enrich your appreciation of the country's places and people. It will give you a deeper understanding of the history to be fo...

Special Entry Ticket

Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday 10am – 4pm Friday to Sunday & Public Holidays 10am – 6pm...

5% Discount on both Parasailing and Private Charters

Fly Time Events Malta will make you experience the beautiful Maltese islands in the middle of the Mediterranean in Style. A new spacious 36 foot (11 metre), unique, stylish motor yacht fully equipp...

30% Discount On Adult Ticket

The Wignacourt Collegiate Museum at Rabat Malta was formerly the baroque residence of the Chaplains of the Knights of St. John. Initially located outside the former Roman City of Melite, the Wignacour...

€2 Discount On Entrance Fee

Explore the history & culture of the Maltese islands with amazing 3D film, moving seats, water spray, scent, air blasts and leg ticklers. Daily shows in central Valletta every 30mins....

10% Discount on Entrance Fee

Casa Rocca Piccola is open from 10am to 5pm every day except Sundays and Public Holidays with tours taking place on the hour. Last tour starts at 4pm. Admission after hours is also possible by appoint...

10% discount on Heritage Malta shops and Online Store

As guardians of over 8,000 years of history, Heritage Malta is the national agency for museums, conservation practice and cultural heritage. With a portfolio that encompasses archaeological sites,...

€3 Off An Adult Ticket

The Shipwreck is a docudrama about the encounter of Saint Paul the Apostle and the island of Malta. It tells the story of the last trip of the Apostle towards Rome in 60AD, towards the sentence of hi...

10% Discount On Entrance Fees

The Malta Classic Car Collection boasts over 70 real Classic Cars & Motorcycles surrounded by 1000s of classic memorabilia. The Museum has a car related Cinema and an amazing Sicilian Cafeteria. ...
  • Are you delighted with the hospitality that your host family is offering you? Say thank you by nominating them for the Special Thanks and Recognition Award

    The Malta Tourism Authority gives public recognition to people who offer excellent service by honouring them with a STAR Award

    Submit your Nomination

  • Have you been served well? Say thank you by nominating your favourite staff member at the restaurant.

    The Malta Tourism Authority gives public recognition to people who offer excellent service by honouring them with a STAR Award

    Submit your Nomination