Hotels

332155407_760528595299365_2658845735269559958_n-1280x678.jpg

6min3824
We need to Master New Opportunities To Succeed Responsibly. Every story has its beginning. Ours started in 1958. It was a year of turbulence and uncertainty for British Colony Malta. As the winds of change started to blow and the ordinarily placid Maltese life got disturbed some reassured themselves that by assuming continuity Malta would […]

296031017_3226892577566533_6526540357334831126_n-1024x651-1.jpg

6min4537
The aim is to boost online bookings for restaurants in Malta and beyond Tableo, a sister platform to Bookia, is a restaurant reservation management system that has partnered up with Michelin Guide to allow restaurants from the Michelin Guide’s selection to boost their online bookings. This is a prestigious accomplishment for this local start-up as […]

building.jpeg

5min14691
Parliament adopted draft measures to increase the rate of renovations and reduce energy consumption and greenhouse-gas emissions on Tuesday. The proposed revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive aims to substantially reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy consumption in the EU building sector by 2030, and make it climate neutral by 2050. It […]

Photo-2-1280x853.jpeg

6min2999
Yesterday, the 13th of March the Malta Business Bureau in collaboration with the European Parliament Liaison Office (EPLO) held a Business Session on the EU Short-Term Rentals Initiative (STR) at Dar l-Ewropa in Valletta, with special guest MEP Josianne Cutajar who is Rapporteur for the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee. Short-term accommodation rental services […]

house-gfec5cd6a9_1920-1280x853.jpg

7min2580
Background The Short-Term Rental (STR) regulation establishes a framework that will protect and benefit consumers, residents, local communities, and the entire EU tourism ecosystem. Short-term accommodation rental services have existed for several years alongside hotels, hostels, or bed and breakfasts. With their increase in popularity, along with the positive opportunities created for the tourism industry, […]

Mediterranean ObserverFebruary 18, 2023
IMG_6320-1280x720.jpg

8min4315
The Feeding Knowledge Pilot Study, which was officially launched by Hon Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli, is spearheaded by Dr Bernice Sant, alongside Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA), with the intention to be extremely helpful for health-conscious people, to dine in restaurants and any other places offering catering services, to include the Macro-nutrient details, namely […]

Mediterranean ObserverFebruary 1, 2023
IMG_5750.jpg

6min3268
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 […]

Mediterranean ObserverJanuary 27, 2023
google-g48c5ab878_1280.png

7min3140
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 […]

Mediterranean ObserverJanuary 19, 2023
pr230082a-1280x886.jpeg

5min3577
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 […]

Mediterranean ObserverJanuary 18, 2023
house-gbed6f5436_1920-1280x853.jpg

6min3637
Background The Short Term Rental (STR) initiative was announced by the Commission on 7th November 2022. The proposed regulation aims to level the playing field amongst all accommodation providers and establishes a framework that will protect and benefit consumers, residents, local communities, and the entire EU tourism ecosystem. Short-term accommodation rental services have existed for […]


About the Mediterranean Observer

The Mediterranean Observer is a news portal dedicated to travel tourism, and hospitality in the Mediterranean region. This portal is managed by the Mediterranean Tourism Foundation, based in the Mediterranean country of Malta.


CONTACT US




Newsletter