Paul Bugeja is currently the Chairman and CEO of Malta Air Travel Ltd (K/A Malta Med Air), a Malta based AOC set up in 2018. Previous to this assignment, since September 2014, Paul held the post of the Chief Executive Officer of the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) mainly focusing on marketing, promoting and monitoring the Tourism Industry of our islands. The role at MTA, followed a 35 year career with the Malta owned, international hotel group, the Corinthia Group of Companies. Since joining the Group in 1979, Mr Bugeja worked in various locations, both locally and overseas taking up several key senior posts in management. Besides overseeing the operating company’s Administration and Finance functions of the entire group’s hotel operations, he was involved as part of the support team in all of major local and international developments in over 14 different countries. He subsequently also formed part of the Group’s Hotel Monitoring Board.
Mr Paul Bugeja was the President of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) from November 2013 until his appointment as Chief Executive of the Malta Tourism Authority. He was also a member of the Malta Tourism Authority’s Board of Directors during his tenure as MHRA President.
He obtained his CPA warrant in 1989 after acquiring the UK-FCCA and the Malta FIA certification.