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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

PN launches Tourism Recovery Policy Document

    Added: 23 April 2021   The Nationalist Party has launched a Policy Document with measures aiming to reignite the Tourism sector in Malta.   The 78 page document, entitled, “2+8: A Way Forward to Tourism Recovery”, outlines the long-term vision which also addresses the short term needs, details of measures aiming to attract one million tourists a year, starting from the first year of recovery, two million in the second year and as from the following third year, the country would aim to host as many tourists as before the pandemic.   See full document here:  http://bit.ly/TourismProposals   […]
April 24, 2021

MHRA calls for Hospitality Employees Vaccination

    Added: 25 April 2021 Re-open restaurants on Monday 26 April. Vaccinate all hospitality employees before 1 June.   The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) is urging the Government to reopen restaurants including restaurants in hotels that are not even permitted to serve breakfast, on Monday 26th April – same as non-essential shops.   Restaurants have been amongst the worst economic victims of the COVID-19 pandemic and after a very long tough year the MHRA is asking for the reopening of the restaurants on the 26 April and the tourism market on 1st June 2021.   The association […]
April 24, 2021

GBTA poll finds positive momentum for Business Travel

  Nine percent of poll respondents say their company already has resumed nonessential business travel. Source: hotelmanagement.net; Photo credit: andresr/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images   Added: 26 April 2021 The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has issued the findings from its 18th COVID-19 poll assessing the impact of the pandemic and the road to recovery for the business travel industry.   Nearly a quarter of poll respondents report that their company has resumed nonessential business travel, or that the company has in place a plan to resume travel. This latest poll shows multiple positive signs for business travel recovery, including an […]