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July 11, 2021

Reaction to Government’s Latest COVID Plans

    Added: 11 July, 2021 Reaction of the Malta Hotels & Restaurants Association (MHRA)   MHRA recognizes the spirit of new measure, but better notice was expected.     The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) consistently reiterates the need for a balanced approach towards safeguarding public health and keeping the economy operational. Prudence must be exercised on all fronts, all the times.   MHRA has been working closely with the decision makers namely the health and the tourism authorities to ensure that hotels and restaurants can reactivate their operations in a sustainable and safe manner during this summer […]
July 23, 2021

Malta Tourism Authority Signs Agreement with VeriFLY

    Added: 23 July, 2021 On Friday 23rd July, 2021, the Malta Tourism Authority has signed an agreement with Verifly aimed at offering a hassle-free solution for tourists from the USA, travelling to Malta. VeriFLY’s privacy-centric design ensures the user’s data is secured and only used for the purpose and period of time required to satisfy travel requirements. Moreover, VeriFLY users will maintain strict controls over how, when and with whom their information is shared.   As to what regards passengers traveling to Malta, these will have the opportunity to verify their wellness and provide other documentation, as required […]
July 24, 2021

A New Economic Model in Tourism – ADPD / The Green Party

Added: 24 July, 2021   At a press conference in Floriana today, ADPD Chairperson Carmel Cacopardo and spokesperson and Deputy Secretary General Sandra Gauci spoke about the effects of the pandemic, and climate change on the tourism industry.   Sandra Gauci noted that it is a shame that the hoteliers’ association is once again demanding special treatment, when they themselves have caused their own problems. “The MHRA has called for the exemption of workers in the tourism sector from income tax on overtime. But they forget to tell us the real reasons why some of their workers chose to leave […]
August 9, 2021

Hospitality Investor Confidence Keeps On Rising

Added: 9 August, 2021 Source:  Hospitality Insights   Investor confidence in the hospitality sector has continued its rise on the back of a gradual improvement in the global economic outlook.   With the Delta variant causing concerns across much of the world, Covid-19 remains very much a fixture of the conversation but that hasn’t curbed levels of optimism.   According to the Hospitality Insights Investor Sentiment Assessment for the second quarter of 2021 in partnership with ABP Invest, the proportion of investors who are “strongly positive” on the hospitality sector for the following 12 months has increased by more than […]