Mediterranean ObserverDecember 26, 2021

Pope Francis gave a message of dialogue in his Christmas message as the surging cases caused by the latest COVID-19 variant cast a shadow on celebrations across the world, including Bethlehem. An explosion in cases driven by the rise of the omicron variant has meant a Christmas season tainted by the pandemic for a second […]

Mediterranean ObserverDecember 14, 2021

Marj Ibn Amer (Jezreel Valley). Artwork by Ra’fat Asa’d. It is becoming very clear not only for us Palestinians but also for many observers of our country that our economic future lies in services led by the tourism sector and its related ancillary services. Palestine caters to a distinctive form of tourism that has proven […]

Mediterranean ObserverDecember 9, 2021

Starting on Dec. 18 and running until Jan. 3, the Bodrum Municipality will be hosting a sleigh ride full of events for 15 consecutive days to ring in 2022 right! That’s right, the southwestern coastal holiday town-turned metropolis is gearing up to host its biggest series of events to celebrate this holiday season. In fact, […]

Mediterranean ObserverDecember 7, 2021

World Culinary Awards – the global initiative to recognize and reward excellence in the culinary industry – has announced the winners of its 2021 programme, with Valletta’s Naan Bar crowned as Malta’s Best Restaurant 2021. The 2nd annual World Culinary Awards was recently concluded at an awards function held in Dubai at which Naan Bar […]

Mediterranean ObserverDecember 3, 2021

800,000 litres of water capacity restored through the restoration A restoration project on the underground reservoir in Vittoriosa’s Victory Square has given back over 800,000 litres of secondary water to be used in the locality for landscape irrigation and street cleaning among other uses. The rehabilitation of this 17th century reservoir forms part of the […]

Mediterranean ObserverNovember 20, 2021

Italy’s northern region of Lombardy has reached out to Germany amid its battle with a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections by offering much-needed ICU beds for German patients, the region’s vice president, Letizia Moratti, announced Friday. German hospitals are facing a dramatic emergency, with the intensive care units on the verge of collapse, Moratti wrote […]

Mediterranean ObserverNovember 20, 2021

Already boasting a strong health sector infrastructure, Turkey aims to rank first globally in health tourism, boosted by recently delivered health infrastructure investments and digitalization projects, according to the general manager of International Health Services (USHAŞ). Mehmet Ali Kılıçkaya was speaking during the “HIMSS Eurasia Health Informatics and Technologies Conference and Fair,” which was held […]

Mediterranean ObserverNovember 16, 2021

The next step for Greece is to incorporate the Greek wine experience into the overall travel experience and to enhance the country’s brand name, Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President Angela Gerekou said during the “Synergies of Wine Tourism with Other Thematic Forms of Tourism” event held in Amyntaio, northern Greece. The event took place […]

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