Turkish airports serve 11.6M passengers in April

Turkish airports hosted about 11.6 million passengers in April, up 88.1% from last year, the country’s air travel authority announced. Some 5.4 million passengers took domestic flights last month, with 6.2 million traveling on international flights, the State Airports Authority General Directorate (DHMI) said Sunday in a statement. The figure was 73% of the pre-virus […]
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Mother’s Day origins: More than a commercial holiday

There is a sad story behind the Mother’s Day we know today, one that starts with a mother’s campaign to prevent premature deaths and ends with regret Mother’s Day, perhaps the most precious of days, will be celebrated on Sunday, May 8, this year. In addition to our own mothers, Mother’s Day is also a […]
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Malta to scrap dark red travel list from Monday

Malta will from Monday scrap its red and dark red travel lists, Health Minister Chris Fearne announced on Friday. Speaking in a comment to state broadcaster TVM, Fearne said that as from Monday travellers coming from any country will no longer require a period of quarantine. As things stood, those coming from a country on […]
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Malta’s tourist arrivals jump sevenfold, still far off pre-COVID levels

Tourists spent €167 million while on holiday in first quarter of the year Malta received more than 235,000 tourists in the first three months of 2022, more than seven times as many as the same period last year, but still far off pre-pandemic levels. Tourists spent more than €167 million while on holiday in the […]
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As inflation runs riot, European retailers seek price ‘shields’

As shoppers pay more for anything from coffee to ketchup, some retailers have started to cut or cap the price of hundreds of products as they compete for customers and set themselves up to do battle in negotiations with major packaged food makers. Eurostat said on Friday that eurozone inflation for food, alcohol and tobacco […]
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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 […]

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