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Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 27, 2023

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Today, the Commission has published the Special Eurobarometer on digitalisation of travel documents and facilitation of travel. The report explores EU citizens’ views and perceptions of travel policies, as well as the introduction and possible use of digital travel credentials. According to the survey, 68% of Europeans consider that digitalisation of travel documents is an […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 14, 2023
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The contract welcomes Swissport’s return to one of the world’s busiest airports. Swissport will supply a comprehensive range of Ground Handling services including check-in, boarding, ramp and baggage from September 1st, with cleaning services being added from October. Swissport already offers ground handling services within Terminal Two as well as cleaning services to a wide […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 14, 2023
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The HOTREC Executive Committee met in Athens to discuss top priorities for the European hospitality and tourism industry. Staff shortages, reflections on the 2023 Summer season and the green and digital transitions: these were the most urgent topics on the table during HOTREC’s last Executive Committee meeting, reuniting industry leaders from across Europe. Participants emphasized […]

Mediterranean ObserverSeptember 13, 2023
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Just under 100 miles from Sicily’s southern city of Pozzallo is a small Mediterranean island nation. Best known for its renowned coastlines, beautiful caves, surrounding sea, and its historical and cultural significance is Malta. Malta is easy to miss, with its size only being one-tenth of the US’s smallest state, Rhode Island. Small it might […]

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Air Malta is pleased to announce the expansion of its Milan operation with the addition of three weekly services to and from Milan Malpensa Airport. Effective October 29, 2023, Air Malta will operate ten weekly services between Malta and Milan for the Winter season 23/24. The Milan Linate service will continue to operate as a […]

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The European Commission is pleased to invite you to the next Together for EU Tourism stakeholder event to be held on 11 September 2023, from 09:00 to 13:00. This will be a hybrid event, taking place in Brussels and online. The event will be hosted by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship […]

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The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) presented the Deloitte -BOV Quarter 2 – 2023 Performance Review for Hotels observing that based on the data collected from hotels, and other stakeholders, the number of tourist arrivals for year 2023 promises to surpass the previous 2019 record. Michael Zarb, Deloitte Director, Economic and Policy Advisory, stated […]

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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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The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) calls upon Government to take urgent action and address various difficulties which currently are impacting the tourism industry, risking to seriously damage the identity and reputation of Malta being a truly beautiful and authentic Mediterranean destination. The Ministry of Tourism and the Malta Tourism Authority have been investing […]

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The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) refers to a work to rule order issued by the Airline Pilots Association to its members leading to disruptions of Air Malta flight schedules. Now that the travel, tourism, and hospitality sector in Malta is recovering over the major losses suffered during two years of economic hardship resulting […]


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