November 17, 2019

The Malta Young Sailors Club and Yachting Malta are hosting this year’s Middlesea Mapfre Euromed International Regatta, which this year celebrates two decades since its inception. In 2018, the annual Optimist Dinghy Regatta attracted more than 200 international sailors from 22 different countries to sail the Mediterranean during the Festive Season. The championship will be […]

November 16, 2019

The festive season is back, and with it, plans on how to bid farewell to 2019 and welcome 2020. Many would agree there is no better way to welcome a new year than in a foreign country with your nearest and dearest. While the London Fireworks and the Times Square Countdown are worldwide highlights every […]

November 16, 2019

‘Staff party month’ is only weeks away and all eyes are on Malta’s top hotels, restaurants and event venues. The local hospitality industry has long been preparing special festive menus and creating the perfect atmosphere for a yearly Christmas gathering with one’s colleagues, and no doubt the more enthusiastic employees have already pitched in venue […]

November 13, 2019

Over 100 Christmas activities are expected to make your stay in Gozo all the more magical this Christmas, thanks to the sixth ambitious edition of Christmas in Gozo. Hotels, restaurants, private firms and NGOs have all come together to once again turn Gozo into the Mediterranean’s very own winter wonderland this year.   View this post on […]

November 11, 2019

Valletta is about to have a festive makeover this month as the famous Christmas lights will make a grand return to Malta’s Capital.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Deb Bowater (@debbowater) on Nov 22, 2017 at 1:04am PST The Christmas lights in Republic Street and beyond have long been […]

November 7, 2019

Malta is currently hosting Europe’s largest ever event for blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and emerging tech sectors. Keynote speakers from Government and the industry will address Europe’s largest crowd to discuss how technology can help other sectors such as tourism grow. SiGMA Group Malta has been in charge of organizing the two-day summit, and has made […]

November 5, 2019

The tourism and travelling industries are all about experiences. It has long stopped being about just the destination, but the modern traveller also has an eye for details such as the destination’s history, language, day-to-day life, and its weather or climate. ‘Seasonality’ is main drive in tourism, determining ‘highs and lows’ for each destination according […]

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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.