12 August 2013

See the islands through ‘My Maltese Guide’

There's a new App available for the dedicated traveller of the Maltese islands. Business Weekly had a look at it, and I, too.

This App is primarily audio. Not bad. It suggests a number of tours that are narrated (in English only). The onetime charge is minimal, and it is certainly suitable for the first time visitor. Here's what Business Weekly found:" Travellers are constantly on the look out for new, exciting and cost-effective ways to see the places they visit. As a result, in-app travel guides that can be downloaded to mobile phones or tablets quickly and easily have soared in popularity.

Launching Malta’s most dynamic travel app to-date, Stephen Place, the entrepreneur behind the successful My Irish Guide app that launched last year, explains that My Maltese Guide is a perfect fit for tourists to our islands.

“The ethos behind our guides is that they need to be great fun and very useful,” he says. “I have been living in Malta for around eight months now and have become very familiar with it.

“So, when I saw how many people were enjoying the innovative mix of audio and text on My Irish Guide in Ireland, my team worked on a niche concept for Malta. The results are hugely promising and we’ve already seen a surge in downloads from people around the world.”

Between research and development, it took around three months to put the app together. The team chose to take an innovative and light-hearted approach, with snappy audio walk-throughs, easy-to-read...read on."