Author: Mediterranean Observer

Mediterranean ObserverFebruary 28, 2024

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On 20 February, Tourism Ministers gathered in Louvain-la-Neuve to discuss priorities for the industry during the next European term. The central theme of the session was the green and digital transition to strengthen the resilience of the tourism ecosystem. The Tourism Ministers exchanged good practices of national and regional strategies aimed at the green and digital transition. […]

Mediterranean ObserverJanuary 24, 2024
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Get Hitched Inc Ltd, developers of Tableo, the award-winning restaurant reservations and management software, is proud to announce the receipt of a prestigious €35,000 grant dedicated to advancing the Tableo AI Assistant Project. The project is being financed by the Malta Council for Science & Technology, for and on behalf of the Foundation for Science […]

Mediterranean ObserverDecember 15, 2023
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As the EU strives towards its ambitious climate goals, the finalized Fit for 55 package is poised to bring significant changes to the way businesses operate. Understanding these changes is crucial for adapting your strategies and ensuring long-term sustainability. The MBB has compiled a comprehensive report outlining the key outcomes of the Fit for 55 negotiations, providing valuable […]

Mediterranean ObserverDecember 1, 2023
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As part of the ongoing efforts to promote a balanced tourism ecosystem within the EU, the Council and the European Parliament today reached a provisional agreement on a draft regulation on data collection and sharing for short-term accommodation rental services. Everybody wins with today’s deal. The new regulation creates a single and easy set of […]

Mediterranean ObserverNovember 29, 2023
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New proposals offer passengers improved rights and easier access to travel information Have you ever had your flight cancelled and not been compensated for it? Passenger rights will be reinforced, thanks to new Commission proposals. Right now, the European Union is the only area in the world which has a passenger rights framework in place for all […]

Mediterranean ObserverNovember 16, 2023
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As part of the ongoing efforts to promote a balanced tourism ecosystem within the EU, the Council and the European Parliament today reached a provisional agreement on a draft regulation on data collection and sharing for short-term accommodation rental services. Everybody wins with today’s deal. The new regulation creates a single and easy set of […]

Mediterranean ObserverNovember 15, 2023
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A new Eurobarometer survey released today finds that skills shortages are one of the most serious problems for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the EU. The challenge of skills shortages has grown over the years and now encompasses all EU Member States and all sectors of the economy. The survey is a useful tool in understanding […]

Mediterranean ObserverNovember 10, 2023
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The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) organized the BOV-Deloitte Hotel performance survey Q3 – 2023. Michael Zarb, Policy, and Economics Advisory Leader at Deloitte Malta reported that based on an estimate for September figures that is derived from data supplied by Malta International Airport (MIA), tourist arrivals for the third quarter of 2023 are […]


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