Economy and Tourism


Minister of Tourism David Collado along with 15 more ministers and vice ministers of tourism of the Americas established partnership agreements and procedures for relaunching tourism in the region in a meeting called by the World Tourism Organization and led in its inauguration by Luis Abinader, President of Dominican Republic. Tourism leaders in the Americas […]


The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) is surprised that Malta is not on the UK government’s ‘Green List’ for travel. MHRA states that objectively Malta is meeting the COVID-19 related safety requirements to the point that leading British media have for the past days been quoting Malta to be a favourite destination to be […]


Israel is embarking on an advertising campaign to ensure it is the tourism ‘destination of choice’ in 2021. The global push comes as the country prepares to reopen to vaccinated tourists from May 23. The tagline ‘2020: Holy Moses, 2021: Holy Land’ draws a contrast between the turbulent year of 2020 and the excitement and […]


The Paros Municipality is looking into ways to turn the island’s upgraded airport into an international gateway for travellers from Schengen and non-Schengen countries including Israel. During a recent meeting with Paros Mayor Markos Koveos, Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis assured that necessary procedures would proceed for Paros to become a hub for international travellers. […]


The tourism, travel, and hospitality online talk show, MHRA REPORTS will have as next guest speaker, MEP Josianne Cutajar. The host of the programme, MHRA CEO Mr Andrew Agius Muscat, will engage with MEP Cutajar about the importance of the Digital Green Certificates and other travel measures in view of the upcoming summer season, the EU Transport and Tourism Committee, and current key […]

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