October 19, 2021 Mediterranean Observer

Hotels in Turkey almost full despite end of Tourism Season

Despite the upcoming winter period, the occupancy rate of hotels in Turkey is still high with tourists extending the delayed tourism season, chairperson of the Russian Union of Travel Industry (RST), Irina Tyurina said. Speaking to the Russian press, she said that the hotels in Turkey are almost full and some of them are not […]
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October 18, 2021 Mediterranean Observer

MBB | John A. Huber re-elected Director of EUROCHAMBRES

During the General Assembly held on 15th October, John A. Huber was re-elected to the Board of Directors of EUROCHAMBRES. He was also elected to the organisation’s Budgetary Committee. Established in 1958, EUROCHAMBRES represents over 20 million businesses in Europe employing over 120 million people, 93% of which are SMEs. The organisation has 46 members […]
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October 17, 2021 Mediterranean Observer

Malta | Some Hotels keeping Rooms empty due to Staff Shortages

Staff shortages is forcing some hotels to keep rooms empty, while at the same time facing demands for higher wages, President of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association Tony Zahra said. Zahra was contacted by The Malta Independent on Sunday after this media house received information that some hotels are struggling, for example, to find […]
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October 17, 2021 Mediterranean Observer

Nouvelair to restart Tunis flights in March

Nouvelair is to relaunch regular flights to Tunisia from Gatwick and Manchester from March 2022 following the easing of travel restrictions. The privately-owned Tunisian airline first started flights in July 2021, but they were suspended shortly afterwards due to UK government restrictions. The airline confirmed it would restart flights to Tunis on its fleet of […]
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October 17, 2021 Mediterranean Observer

MSC agrees €2.4m compensation for Venice Cruise Ship Collision

MSC Cruises has agreed €2.4 million in compensation after MSC Opera crashed into a Uniworld-operated river vessel in Venice. The collision in June 2019 put the smaller River Countess out of service for three months with the loss of 14 cruises. The incident happened as MSC Opera, built in 2004, was preparing to dock in […]
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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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