Infrasructure & Design

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 22, 2022
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The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) presents the Carrying Capacity Study for Tourism in the Maltese Islands by Deloitte Malta. A study commissioned by the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) and conducted by Deloitte Malta, clearly shows that once all bed stock that has regulatory approval comes on line, that together with the […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 15, 2022
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3min125
In view of the expiry of Mr Hunkin’s contract as CEO of the Bank in November this year, the Board of Directors has identified Mr Kenneth Farrugia as the successor to the role. This followed an extensive process which has utilised national and international channels in order to identify the executive with the best possible […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 12, 2022
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11min277
The proposed revision to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is part of the European Commission’s 2nd Fit for 55 package released in December 2021. The aim of the Fit for 55 packages is to translate the European Green Deal’s vision for a climate neutral Europe by 2050 into policy terms, specifically focusing on […]

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2min531
The parent company acknowledged the hotel’s customer service and for ensuring its guests are ‘safe, secure, and welcomed’ Malta Marriott Hotel & Spa has been recognised by parent company Marriott International for its customer service delivery through a distinction for its Intent to Recommend score for July 2022, it announced on Monday. Marriott International was […]

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The certification is awarded by Airports Council International to airports that demonstrate progress in managing carbon dioxide emissions. Malta International Airport plc (MIA) has retained its place at level two of Airports Council International’s (ACI) Airport Carbon Accreditation Programme after satisfying all the necessary requirements, it announced on Friday. Comprised of six different stages to […]

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Leading at a time of inevitable exposure to disruption requires a will to embrace continuous innovation as a way of life- as a philosophy of work. On June 14, 2022, as part of the Mediterranean Tourism Forum organized in Malta by the Mediterranean Tourism Foundation, the panel on disruption in the hospitality industry was one […]

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1min591
The French market grows by 41% 689,145 passengers travelled through Malta International Airport in July, marking a recovery of 86.3 per cent of pre-pandemic traffic. MIA said on Tuesday that seat capacity in July was at 85 per cent of 2019 levels, while the seat load factor (SLF) increased by 1.2 per cent. At 88.3 […]

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4min630
Bank of Valletta has built a long-term partnership with the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA). Through this alliance BOV supports MHRA and its members by sharing industry insights, analysing financial instruments and identifying how they can benefit MHRA’s members and their employees. During the latest Quarterly MHRA Seminar, held on 22nd July 2022, Claire […]

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Greece will be welcoming one million travelers every week this period of summer, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said. In July, travel arrivals exceeded 900,000 per week, he said, and added that nobody can doubt the excellent course of tourism in Greece so far. “This year, tourism proved to be Greece’s ‘heavy industry,’ which [is not […]

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7min332
Planned EU aviation tax is unjust for Maltese travellers and Maltese tourism The past two years have been the most challenging for the tourism sector since it started out as an economic activity. During the pandemic, stakeholders understood that public health must take priority and complied with the measures introduced by the health authorities when […]


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