Author: Editor

EditorFebruary 23, 2021

Malta’s iconic Caffe Cordina is officially here to stay, the Cordina family have confirmed with This newsroom reached out to the beloved café following unsubstantiated reports that it was up for sale. “No, it is absolutely not,” say the Cordina family in a categorical and straightforward reply. The coffee shop, located in an old […]

EditorFebruary 22, 2021

HILTON is confident that its “resilient business model, spirit of innovation” and “a clear purpose” will tide it through this challenging period. “Ultimately, we believe that will be this swift, responsive and adaptive innovation that will help us progress towards the travel and tourism sector’s eventual recovery,” said Hilton’s vice president, operations in Southeast Asia, Paul […]

EditorFebruary 22, 2021

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA), with the support of Bank of Valletta and Deloitte, hosted the first edition of MHRA REPORTS, which is a series of online discussion programmes discussing the tourism, travel & hospitality sector. During the webinar, Minister for Tourism and Consumer Production, Clayton Bartolo said that if need be, the wage supplement will be extended beyond March 2021. “Government has […]

Megan Rose DickeyFebruary 22, 2021

You’ve landed on the web version of the weekly Human Capital newsletter. Sign up here to get this in your inbox every Friday at 1 p.m. Welcome back to Human Capital. A lot happened this week pertaining to on-demand companies like Uber, Postmates, DoorDash and Instacart, and their respective gig workforces. Meanwhile, New York’s attorney general […]

Steve GillmorFebruary 22, 2021

It turns out the most important decision made was not the vote to choose (and remove) in the election but Twitter’s permanent banning of the former President from the social network. Suddenly the temperature cooled, the new administration engaged with the details of vaccine rollout, and the second impeachment trial ended with an expected outcome. […]

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The  Mediterranean Observer is a news portal dedicated to travel and tourism in the Mediterranean region. This portal is managed by the Mediterranean Tourism Foundation, based in the Mediterranean country of Malta.