Tag: Tourism

MHRA says first COVID-19 vaccine instils hope for tourism industry

In a statement issued on Tuesday, MHRA mentioned how it has always maintained that there needs to be a medical solution for the start of a recovery in the hospitality industry and therefore this news can be taken to mean that they can now start forecasting a start to the recovery of the industry.

Malta added to Germany’s Covid-19 red list

Malta was added to Germany's list of high coronavirus risk regions on Friday.

Malta Chamber budget proposals focus on sustainable tourism

Sustainable tourism needs to be integrated within a holistic strategy.

Catering association proposes lowering of minimum distance between restaurant tables

The Association of Catering Establishments met with Prime Minister Robert Abela ahead of this month's budget. During the meeting, the association called on the government to consider lowering utilities rates as well as proposed a number of measures aimed at attracting more clients.

Photo of the week: Row, row, row your boat…

Tourists on a boat pass by a cave below the siege bell war memorial as they enter the Grand Harbour in Valletta.

30 scholarships for diploma in climate-friendly travel launched

These scholarships are for a new online diploma in climate-friendly travel and are piloted by the ITS and SUNx Malta. These are aimed mostly towards countries affected greatly by climate change.

Watch: National Insurance payments should be cancelled not postponed, says PN

The Nationalist Party will address a press conference on Tourism and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the sector.

PM more concerned about tourism than health – MAM

The Medical Association of Malta noted that while Prime Minister Robert Abela might be having a change of heart and is considering re-introducing restrictive measures to decrease the number of active coronavirus cases, he seems more concerned about the tourism lobby rather than public health.

UK to quarantine travellers from Spain – Sunday Times

Britain's health ministry had no immediate comment on the report.

Watch: First tourists since March reach Malta

Malta welcomed its first tourists since commercial flights were stopped last March, as restrictions introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic have been partially lifted.