International Media Reviews

A Guide to Malta: Southern Europe’s Best Kept Secret (Part I)

“Although it’s simple to rent a car to get around the islands, I opted for a private guide and would happily recommend the cheerful and extremely knowledgable Clive Cortis of Malta Private Guide.”

National Geographic – I Heart My City: Clive’s Valletta (Malta)

“Clive Cortis has spent the past 40 years in Malta and doesn’t “regret one single year.” He spends his days as a certified tour guide, showing off the things he loves about the island’s capital city of Valletta.”

The Telegraph – History, adventure and Game of Thrones – is Malta the perfect island for families with teenagers?

“Clive, our guide, immediately saw his opportunity and took me by my own elbow (which was mercifully unscathed) to point out a group of limestone buildings rising golden in the sun.”

Hilton Malta Review – A great hotel for families in Malta

“We began our five-day trip with a tour of some of the highlights with guide Clive Cortis, like the island that is his home, was completely charming, entertaining and informative, he walked us through the city’s streets […]”

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Time Travel in the Mediterranean

“The lively commentary kept us entertained, as Clive Cortis, a licensed tourist guide, passionately shared the historical importance of Malta during our visit”[..]

Travel review: A trip of wonder, awe and a few hairy moments in Malta

“Throughout our stay we’re looked after by possibly the greatest guide in all the lands – a fella called Clive Cortis – and our holiday is punctuated with awe, wonder, some incredible food”

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Breaking Travel News Investigate: Tourism in Malta

“For generations we Maltese have grown used to welcoming outsiders, giving them the hospitality,” explains local tourism expert Clive Cortis.”

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Travel: Malta has so much to offer visitors

“With the help of our enthusiastic guide Clive Cortis we saw that Malta can definitely do the ‘wow’ landscapes”

Hello Magazine – Family holidays in Malta and Gozo : A favourite destination for Hollywood – and the Queen

“Our lovely guide Clive Cortis ( revealed he was one of hundreds of Maltese who spent a week as an extra on Gladiator with his thumb down shouting, “Kill him!”[..]

TRAVEL: A taste of the high life

“Then our group’s guide, Clive Cortis, enthusiastically gave us a whistle-stop tour of World Heritage Site, Valletta, described by Unesco as “one of the most concentrated historic areas in the world”.

Greeenock Telegraph – Travel: A holiday Med in heaven

“Our charming and knowledgeable tour guide, Malta Tourist Board’s Clive Cortis, oozed passion and enthusiasm as he walked us around the bustling capital city of Valletta, which is nothing short of an open-air museum.”

Exploring Historic Malta in One Day: 7 Places You Can’t Miss

“We did this through the local expertise of a private guide, Clive Cortis, and a chauffeur for the day. If you are attempting to see all the best of Malta in just one day then it is actually possible”

Malta: Středověk uprostřed Středozemního moře

Jsou tu pozůstatky od Féničanů, Kartáginců, Římanů, Arabů až po baroko. Slovo mdina pochází z arabského medina, což znamená město,“ řekl průvodce Clive Cortis.


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Magical Malta

The cream-coloured townhouses, built from the indig- enous Globigerina limestone, are like miniature summer palaces with their arched doorways, enclosed wooden balconies and verdant cacti.