‘We need to re-start tourism on an international level’ – Maltese MEP Josianne Cutajar

The European Union is sending a strong message with its vaccination and digital Covid certificates campaign. Once this infrastructure is in place, it is paramount to focus on pushing forward tourism on an international level, Maltese MEP Josianne Cutajar said. She was addressing the Global Tourism Forum in Bodrum, Turkey. The Maltese MEP added that […]
3min 33

Tourism sector will not recover until single travel system developed: Dr Taleb Rifai

The worldwide tourism sector won’t be able to open till the world is prepared for journey underneath a single system, the pinnacle of the World Tourism Group (WTO) stated Friday. For that to occur, world leaders need to come back collectively. “Counting on vaccination methods alone won’t be sufficient,” stated Taleb Rifai. “We have to […]
4min 36

Croatia talks up Safety Credentials at Virtual Conference

The Croatian National Tourist Board talked up the country’s safety credentials ahead of the summer tourism season at a virtual conference held for representatives from 10 countries. The sessions covered entry conditions for Croatia, the current epidemiological situation, testing, medical support, the tourist board’s project ‘Safe Stay In Croatia’ and campaign ‘Trust me, I’ve been […]
2min 31

Portugal allows Visitors to use lateral flow COVID-19 Tests

Visitors to Portugal from the UK, EU and Schengen area will no longer need to take a mandatory PCR test on arrival. Algarve Tourism announced that travellers can now use lateral flow tests – which the UK government offers free of charge to UK citizens – as proof that they don’t have Covid-19. Lateral flow […]
2min 31

EC affirms July 1 Reopening for International Travel

The European Commission is committed to a resumption of international travel within the EU from July 1, airline leaders have been told. But a full restart between Europe and the US could take longer, European Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders told an Airlines for Europe (A4E) virtual summit. Reynders said: “We’re trying to implement a lifting […]
4min 32


Cafes – Food & Cuisine – Hotels – Restaurants

Coming Soon
Do you think that the Government Voucher Scheme should be re-introduced?
Do you think that the Government Voucher Scheme should be re-introduced?
Do you think that the Government Voucher Scheme should be re-introduced?


What’s On

21 March 2021 – Good France

The 6th edition of the event “Goût de France/Good France” has been postponed until spring 2021, following the measures taken to fight the COVID-19 health crisis. Though delayed, will still be the beloved opportunity for professionals of French gastronomy to share their know-how and their passion for this cuisine, as it is every year. Scheduled […]

Blogger 1

Blogger 2

Blogger 3

Blogger 4

Mediterranean.Observer Channel

About the Mediterranean Observer

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