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April 24, 2021

Tourism should be adequately recognized at EU level

    Added: 17 April 2021   Tourism should be adequately recognized at EU level – MEP Josianne Cutajar meets Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association.   MHRA President Tony Zahra, along with MHRA Council members, held an online meeting with Maltese MEP Josianne Cutajar, who is a member of EU Committee for Transport and Tourism (TRAN) and part of the Tourism Taskforce within the same committee.   At the beginning of the meeting, MEP Cutajar expressed her gratitude for this opportunity to meet the MHRA, who is the leading association representing the hotels and restaurants in Malta. She continued by […]
April 24, 2021

Malta International Airport Marks New Milestone

    Added: 22 April 2021 MALTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MARKS A NEW MILESTONE IN ITS JOURNEY TOWARDS CARBON NEUTRALITY   Airport’s environmental spend totalled around €5 million between 2016-2020 MIA’s 2019 emissions intensity/passenger was half the average intensity of European airports Airport PV systems generated over 2,100,000 kWh of clean energy in 2020   Malta International Airport is celebrating a new environmental milestone as it joins 40 European counterparts at Level 2 of Airports Council International’s Airport Carbon Accreditation Programme.   Malta International Airport was welcomed to the Reduction Level of the tiered programme, which is endorsed by the United […]
April 15, 2021

MaltaAir announces new Malta routes to Italy and Greece

    Added: 15 April 2021   MaltaAir announced five new Malta routes to Brindisi, Cagliari, Genoa and Trapani in Italy and Chania in Greece, all operating twice weekly as part of Malta’s summer 2021 schedule. Apart from that, for the upcoming summer season, RyanAir will be having 6 Malta-based aircraft, 57 routes and 155 weekly flights.   This was announced by Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Clayton Bartolo in a joint press conference with MaltaAir Chief Executive Officer David O’Brien.   “Being an island in the heart of the Mediterranean, it is crucial that we continue strengthening our […]
April 12, 2021

5 Steps to Enhancing Hotel Housekeeping & Guest Satisfaction in a Downturn

  For hoteliers, the well-being and health of guests and staff are of the utmost importance. In the wake of COVID-19 and rising hygienic concerns, what additional precautionary measures should hotels take to protect the health integrity of its environment?   Step 1: Assess your Current Plan of Action and Cleaning Regimen Hospitality professionals pride themselves on high attention to detail. Proactively ensuring proper sanitation throughout the property to prevent the spread of concerning germs and viruses is no exception. Thorough planning and execution across all departments will not only maximize efficiency, but will ensure a united, connected culture during […]