Travel

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 22, 2022
Malta_Comino-Island.jpg

5min690
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
10A12441-FEBA-4306-A9B9-D1B484042349.jpeg

3min265
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 14, 2022
Valletta-Musci.jpg

2min642
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 […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 13, 2022
airplane-g6427283d1_1920-1280x777.jpg

2min456
The European Commission launched a call for evidence together with a public consultation on the review of the Slot Regulation (Council Regulation (EEC) No 95/93), which was announced in the framework of the EU’s sustainable and smart mobility strategy at the end of 2020. With the revision, the Commission aims to ensure efficient management of […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 6, 2022
a644d4dd59e7d33e2a73ac29da9b4528756a4e4c-1661700796-90317652-1920x1280-1-1280x853.jpg

1min495
The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) refers to reports in the media that government is planning to freeze expenditure on several large infrastructural projects entirely funded by national funds. Whereas MHRA recognizes Government’s challenges to save on expenditure as it continues to subsidise electricity and fuel costs, it is important that investment in the […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 6, 2022
visa-g02ad4b132_1920-1280x787.jpg

4min386
Germany and France warned it would be counter-productive to ban ordinary Russians, a move advocated by Kyiv in response to Russia’s invasion and backed by some EU members, and the agreement’s suspension was a compromise that could be reached at the ministers’ two-day meeting in Prague. European Union foreign ministers are likely to agree to […]

pexels-eberhard-grossgasteiger-1743373-1280x1920.jpg

8min554
The European Commission published today the results of an external market study on the distribution practices of hotels in the EU. The market study was conducted in 2021 and covers the period between 2017 and 2021. It focused on a representative sample of six Member States (Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Poland, Spain and Sweden). The study […]

MLA_73693_Malta_Marriott_Hotel__Spa_1020_21.jpg

2min791
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 […]

International-airport-of-Malta-in-Luqa.jpg

2min692
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 […]

226843-1280x854.jpg

3min299
Foreign arrivals in Türkiye’s metropolis and a top tourist destination hit a 10-year monthly high this July, official data showed Wednesday. Istanbul welcomed nearly 1.76 million foreign tourists last month, according to the provincial culture and tourism directorate data. The figure surged 56% compared to 1.1 million who arrived in the same month a year […]


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