Horeca Malta

May 19, 2021

Think Tank formed to make Malta a ‘Centre of Touristic Excellence’

Added: 18 May 2021   Acknowledging the importance of the UK market for the tourism sector, Tourism Minister Clayton Bartolo has claimed the authorities are doing their utmost so that Malta makes the green list when the next review is made.   Speaking during the launch of a think tank to help make the island a “centre of touristic excellence”, Bartolo said the authorities are in contact with the British High Commission and the UK government to pass on all the necessary information and health indicators about the COVID-19 situation.   Asked how positive he is about the prospect of being […]
May 12, 2021

Viking Expands Restart of Cruising with Two More Ships from Valletta

Added: 12 May 2021   Viking announced today that it will restart operations in the Mediterranean with new ocean voyages for vaccinated guests beginning this summer, according to a press release.   The Viking Venus and Viking Sea will homeport in Valletta and sail two different 11-day roundtrip itineraries in the Mediterranean.   Guests on the new Malta & Adriatic Jewels itinerary will overnight in Valletta and then sail to Montenegro and Croatia, calling in Kotor, Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Šibenik, before returning to the Maltese archipelago, with a stop in Gozo and finally back to Valletta. Guests on the […]
May 10, 2021

MHRA Express Relief for the Re-Opening of Restaurants

Added: 10 May 2021   The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) expresses relief for the re-opening today of restaurants, a cornerstone of the tourism sector and a critical facility for hotel operations.   MHRA Restaurants’ Council Representatives Isabella Debattista, Rosie Grech, Claudienne Harb and Richard Cleland state that, “Today is an important step towards kick starting the economy and protecting people’s livelihoods in this sector. Our businesses have suffered terribly and now deserve to succeed having been extremely responsible and patient during this difficult time.” The re-opening of restaurants is a major relief also for hotels which so far […]
May 9, 2021

Pushing Profit Beyond the Guest Room in 2021

Added: 9 May 2021   Hoteliers are under unforeseen pressure to make magic happen in the new year and get their profitability back on track. Three words: “Total Profit Optimisation.” You’ve likely heard them spoken before in hushed whispers. It’s the ever-elusive and seemingly unattainable holy grail of hotel revenue leadership.   Maximising Your Business Revenues by Total Profit Optimisation Total profit optimisation considers costs associated with acquiring and servicing every hotel reservation and the profit of each revenue stream associated with the reservation or onsite spend. Instead of just seeing hotel revenue through a narrow guest-room view, this holistic […]