Mediterranean ObserverOctober 20, 2021

Morocco is halting flights to and from Britain, Germany and the Netherlands due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 in those countries, official sources in the North African kingdom said Wednesday. Flights will stop from 11:59 p.m. (10:59 p.m. GMT) Wednesday “until further notice,”,the national airports office (ONDA) said on Twitter. National carrier Royal […]

Mediterranean ObserverOctober 17, 2021

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 […]

Mediterranean ObserverOctober 17, 2021

Fully vaccinated travellers will be exempt from the need to have a negative PCR Covid-19 test to enter to Tunisia, from Saturday October 16. Currently, before they travel, all visitors must fill in a health monitoring form and have a negative PCR test result, taken within 72 hours of boarding a flight to Tunisia. Children […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 18, 2021

A cross-agency recruitment campaign seeks to encourage citizens of other countries to visit Egypt for treatment. Egypt hopes to use its improving health sector to promote medical tourism, encouraging citizens of other African nations to visit Egypt for treatment. This topic was discussed at a Sept 2. meeting between Dr. Ahmed El-Sobky, President of the […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 14, 2021

“The Blue City Crisis” is a documentary detailing how Covid-19 hijacked the tourism industry in Chefchaouen, the most picturesque city in Morocco. A few decades ago, the Kingdom of Morocco made the strategic decision to take advantage of its favorable weather and location by developing its tourism sector. Over the years, the revenues attained from […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 7, 2021

15 destinations, 65 weekly scheduled services Approximately 500,000 seats on sale Berlin, Dusseldorf, and Lyon extended throughout Winter Air Malta will start operating its Winter flight schedule on the 31st October with a planned 67 return direct weekly scheduled services to 15 major European Airports. London and Paris will be served with an average of […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 1, 2021

The reopening ceremony of Rams Road in Luxor will be a magnet for tourism, especially one-day trips, which represent 80% of the current tourist traffic in the city, according to Mohamed Osman, Head of the Cultural Tourism Promotion Committee in Luxor. Osman pointed out that Luxor owns a third of the world’s antiquities, and narrates […]


The National Tourism Confederation of Morocco, adopted a new road map, the formation of priority governing bodies, and a work plan for 2021-2024 during the inaugural Governing Body of its new office. According to a Confederate communiqué, the road map highlighted three goals for the period between July and December 2021, taking into consideration the […]


Egypt, Jordan and Israel are busy preparing for the future, investing significant funds and efforts into improving important religious and heritage sites. Despite the cautious optimism expressed by many countries’ tourism ministries and tour operators throughout the region during the summer, COVID-19 remains, and the tourism sector in all of the Middle East is bleeding. […]

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