At the same time we are talking about the prospects of turning Gozo into an ecological island thus creating sustainable jobs and quality tourism infrastructure, the MEPA which falls under the direct order of our Prime Minister is to decide on the further developments at the former Ulysses Lodge site by the legendary
The MEPA’s Appeals Board (which, mind you, falls under the direct responsibility of Gonzi) will decide this coming Friday, the 11th of July, the proposed development at the former Ulysses’ Lodge site, in Ramla Bay.
If the government truly believes that Gozo deserves to be a distinct tourist destination, investing in buying the property and turn it to its original state would be a long term solution for such controversies. The same way the Malta government invested in spending millions of Euros to buy ‘Dar Malta’ in Brussles, the same should be dedicated in the creating a tourism infrastructure at Ramla l-Hamra combining its geomorphologic features, Roman archaeological remains and the endangered fauna, flora and sand dunes. All these provide a future of niche market tourism where all Gozitans in general would benefit from.”
And a last word to those greedy ones: