Malta has another reason to smile today.
It has been ranked as one of the most 'touristy' nations in the world.
The island comes seventh in a new league table of holiday destinations 'where you're likely to be surrounded by tourists'.
The figures were compiled by the New York-based statistics website FiveThirtyEight to find out which countries have the highest percentage of holidaymakers.
The rankings were calculated by dividing the average number of tourists by the resident population, meaning that smaller countries - such as Malta - were favoured by the list.
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