Tag: Association of Catering Establishments

A quarter of restaurants risk closure, survey suggests

A survey carried out by the Association of Catering Establishments suggests that over a quarter of local restaurants are considering closing their establishment in the face of a drop of sales and unsustainable costs.

Lack of tourists keep restaurants mostly empty

Restaurateurs primarily blamed a lack of tourists and the requirement to implement social distancing between tables for the financial problems they are facing in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, a survey conducted by the Association of Catering Establishments shows.

Tourism industry welcomes ‘mini-budget’

The economic package announced by the government on Monday night was welcomed by representatives of Malta’s tourism industry, who generally agreed that the measures would provide a timely boost to an industry which has been battered by the Covid-19 pandemic.