April 18, 2021 Mediterranean ObserverMediterranean Observer

Restoration of Hagia Sophia sets example for world

Istanbul’s landmark Hagia Sophia Mosque underwent restoration using the most advanced techniques setting an example for the world, said the provincial director of culture and tourism. Dr. Coşkun Yılmaz stated that Hagia Sophia has a history of 1,500 years, and the political, social, cultural and natural disasters experienced in this process also left its traces […]
3min 33
April 14, 2021 Mediterranean ObserverMediterranean Observer

Best Diet for Energy: 10 Foods that Help Beat Fatigue

Many people experience fatigue here and there. This overwhelming sense of tiredness minimizes productivity and can make the easiest of tasks seem impossible. The foods we eat have a direct correlation to how our bodies perform. ‘Fueling‘ ourselves with the right type of foods can help increase our energy levels and maintain your alertness and […]
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April 14, 2021 AvatarMediterranean Observer

Visit 12 Countries In 80 Days On This Trip Around The World—No Flying Required

Launching in 2023 in honor of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Jules Verne’ Around the World in 80 Days, this epic trip journey across Europe, Central Asia and North America takes just under three months and requires no flying. Specialist travel providers Undiscovered Destinations have just opened bookings for its 2023 Around the World in 80 Days private tour, […]
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April 14, 2021 Mediterranean ObserverMediterranean Observer

UNWTO, ONCE Foundation and ENAT – Delivering Accessible Tourism for All

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will continue to build on its successful partnership with the Spanish ONCE Foundation and the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT). The three parties have agreed to extend their partnership agreement for a further four years to ensure that their work to improve accessibility, in every part of the tourism […]
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April 13, 2021 Mediterranean ObserverMediterranean Observer

WHO, UNEP and OIE call for suspension of trade in live wild Annimals in Food Markets

We have certainly all heard of WHO in these times of COVID-19 pandemic, and of UNEP in these challenging times of Climate Change. However, some may not be so familiar with OIE, although, in the context of the issue of viruses from wild animals affecting humans, perhaps the OIE is the more important. OIE stands […]
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April 13, 2021 Mediterranean ObserverMediterranean Observer

Food Wastage requires greater attention in Travel and Tourism post-pandemic

This increase in awareness around food wastage will increase pressure on companies operating in the travel and tourism sector. Reducing or recycling food waste is a priority because of the COVID-19 pandemic The initiatives currently in place to combat food wastage from tourism is not enough Removing large-scale buffets in hotels would go a long […]
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April 12, 2021 Mediterranean ObserverMediterranean Observer

Thessaloniki to Become First Colorblind-friendly Destination in Greece

Thessaloniki is set to become the first city in Greece to adopt the ColorADD system for people with color blindness, aiming to ensure equal access to tourism activities and everyday life for all its residents and visitors. During a press conference that took place online on Tuesday, the President of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization (TTO) […]
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April 12, 2021 Mediterranean ObserverMediterranean Observer

How Long Should You Avoid Drinking Alcohol When Getting Your Coronavirus Vaccine

Experts from around the world are offering varying opinions on how long you should avoid drinking alcohol for when getting your coronavirus vaccine, but they do agree that alcohol should not be consumed near to being vaccinated. According to Diario Sur, drinking alcohol along with having a coronavirus vaccine can be compared to the famous […]
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April 10, 2021 Mediterranean ObserverMediterranean Observer

Saudi Arabia: AlUla moves into high gear

The Royal Commission for AlUla has just announced its new plan for the development of the region. An ambitious strategy, in line with the kingdom’s expectations for what is undeniably one of its major assets in terms of attractiveness of the territory. Already considered the “crown jewel” of tourism in Saudi Arabia, recently opened to […]
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