Record number of passengers crossed to Gozo in St Marija week
A record 70,196 people crossed from Malta to Gozo during the Santa Marija week, an increase of 4,652 passengers when compared with last year, when a total 65,444 people boarded the ferry.
The number of vehicles boarding the Gozo Channel ferry also increased when compared with the previous year as a total of 17,725 vehicles crossed, up by 1,243.
The Gozo channel made 242 trips across Malta and Gozo.
Commenting on the record figures, the Gozo Ministry praised the Gozo Channel workers and insited that the increasing passengers confirm Gozo’s potential as a touristic landmark for tourists.