February 6, 2023 Mediterranean Observer

France I Commission approves €1.5 billion French scheme to support protection against the insolvency of travel organisers

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €1.5 billion French scheme to support insurers that cover travel organisers’ insolvency. The aim of the scheme is to preserve the protection of travellers in the event of insolvency of a travel organiser. The French measure France notified to the Commission its plans to […]
6min 34
February 1, 2023 Mediterranean Observer

MHRA, “Strong recovery in 2022 but profits below 2019”

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) presented the BOV-Deloitte Hotels’ Quarterly Performance Review for the overall and forth quarter results of year 2022. Raphael Aloisio, Deloitte Financial Advisory Leader, stated that after a difficult first quarter, tourist arrivals gained momentum in the last 3 quarters of the year. On a cumulative basis, tourist arrivals […]
6min 170
January 27, 2023 Mediterranean Observer

Consumer protection: Google commits to give consumers clearer and more accurate information to comply with EU rules

Following a dialogue with Consumer Protection Cooperation Network (CPC) which includes EU Member States authorities responsible for consumer law, Google agreed to introduce certain changes in Google Store, Google Play Store, Google Hotels and Google Flights in order to ensure compliance with EU consumer law. The action was coordinated by the European Commission. Have you […]
7min 144
January 19, 2023 Mediterranean Observer

Malta | More companies in hospitality sector investing in sustainable operations

Schemes operated by Malta Enterprise and the Energy and Water Agency (EWA) are supporting more companies as they invest in sustainable operations. Minister for the Environment, Energy and Enterprise Miriam Dalli highlighted the positive impacts of this Government support to businesses during a visit to Paradise Bay Hotel, one of many businesses benefitting from these […]
5min 435
January 18, 2023 Mediterranean Observer

Malta | MHRA,“Drugs are a curse to a healthy society and economy.”

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) refers to the tragedy being reported in the news of a 30-year-old Turkish woman who was killed in Gżira in the early hours of Wednesday after being run over by a car, also causing considerable damage to a restaurant nearby. The MHRA is, to state the least, shocked […]
2min 271


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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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