The Future of Travel in the Covid-19 Era

What You Need To Know We may not know much about when it will be safe to resume traveling internationally, or how soon after that countries will begin to lift travel restrictions. What we do know is that travel will be fundamentally different on the other side. Airlines, airports, cruise lines, and hotels will all […]

Over 7 million passengers passed through this Mediterranean airport in 2019 alone

Malta International Airport recorded 7,310,289 passenger movements in 2019, therefore marking the tenth year of traffic growth for one of the Mediterranean’s competitive airports. This also meant an increase of 7.4% over passenger traffic in 2018. The MIA said in a statement that this record growth also goes hand-in-hand with a 7.3% increase in seat […]

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Five travel hacks for the perfect 2020 getaway

Jetting off for a few days, weeks, or months, has become easier with so many low-cost airlines offering travel packages for all occasions. The challenge for any travel lover is to adapt ‘travel hacks’ to ease the experience. Whether knowing which websites to scour for the best offers, or mastering packing your suitcase for long […]

WATCH: Santa has landed in the Mediterranean!

Looks like the Mediterranean was one of Santa’s first stops this year. Malta’s famous Triton Fountain has transformed into the Mediterranean’s very own Winter Wonderland thanks to Fairyland in the City.

How the Mediterranean celebrates Christmas

The Holiday Season is all about tradition. Traditional food, traditional songs, traditional ways to spend your Christmas Day. The Mediterranean goes beyond the classic ‘elf on a shelf’ or the much anticipated Turkey dinner, and we’ve scoured the region for Christmas traditions or beliefs that might be the quirk you crave for your next trip!

Where to shop in the Mediterranean

Christmas brings out the shopaholic in anyone, and come January, the world’s major cities will transform into retail heaven with special offers, sales and fresh Spring/ Summer stocks. These five Mediterranean cities are sure to lead you to some of the season’s top products and prices, all while offering the ideal cheery atmosphere to accompany […]

About the Mediterranean Observer

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.