Lifestyle

Mediterranean ObserverOctober 26, 2023
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The latest findings are here! The third quarter of 2023 has yielded captivating revelations regarding restaurant reservations, shedding light on booking patterns, preferences, and the influence of digitalization. The landscape of dining out is evolving rapidly, with technology leading the way in facilitating online reservations, simplifying the process for both patrons and restaurant owners. Delving […]

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By Tony Zahra, President of Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) Over the past decades since the inception of tourism in Malta the narrative was based on growth. And growth we managed to achieve. Indeed, after two years of pandemic we have managed to recover, and we are set on seeing a record number of […]

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4min3610
The Council and the European Parliament reached today a provisional deal on the regulation for geographical indication protection for craft and industrial products. Once this regulation is finally approved, geographical indications (GIs), which up to now were used mainly for foods and beverages, will be enlarged to industrial products whose qualities are essentially linked to the […]

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2min3911
On Sunday 19th February 2023, it was the 50th anniversary since Ronnie Galea, one of the employees of Comtec Services Limited, started his employment with the company. For this occasion, the management of the company organized a surprise party to which all the employees who have ever worked with Ronnie during this half century with […]

Mediterranean ObserverFebruary 18, 2023
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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 ObserverJanuary 13, 2023
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5min3859
Let’s imagine that extraterrestrials landing in Tunisia, come to ask us to introduce them to the most representative of Tunisians today. For me it would be without hesitation: Tijani Haddad! He is intelligent, gifted, skilful, enterprising, persevering, laughing, generous, bon vivant, faithful in friendship, fundamentally local and resolutely universal, patriotic but never chauvinistic, successful entrepreneur […]

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Experts anticipate the value of the global luxury travel market will reach $1.5 billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 6.3% between 2018 and 2028. There is a correlation between luxury travel and unique, one-of-a-kind experiences and bespoke service. Increasing spending by well-off visitors motivated by a desire to see uncharted territory and engage […]

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In recent years, the Mediterranean diet has dominated the rankings for being full of good nutrition, easy to follow and having a colourful palette. There are a few diets that promote a healthy lifestyle, and the one that is widely acclaimed for its health benefits is the Mediterranean diet. According to the US News & […]

Mediterranean ObserverOctober 18, 2022
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The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) salutes the memory of Robert Arrigo, describing him as a “leading pioneer of the Maltese tourism sector, a champion of local sports, and a conviction politician.” MHRA President Tony Zahra states that significantly, “the Maltese tourism sector has today lost a committed entrepreneur who contributed to shaping up […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 14, 2022
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2min4551
The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) refers to misleading and inaccurate comments recently made by Valletta Mayor Alfred Zammit in the media about the impact of late night music in Valletta. Whereas MHRA supports the concept of having commercial activity in Valletta, the way it is currently being carried out is causing a lot […]


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