As expected in Q1, all categories of hotels in Malta and Gozo had a very difficult time when compared to the record year of 2019. The Pandemic restrictions were more or less still in full force and the appetite for travelers to get on a plane and visit another country was very subdued.
HORECA speaks to Tony Zahra, President of the MHRA, about life after COVID in Malta. Taking a look at the biggest changes that the Hotel, Restaurant and Catering Industry adapted to and the ways of the future for Malta’s Tourism Industry.
The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) states that some of the hospitality industry could suffer irreparable damage if wage subsidies that support thousands of workers and which are in place till end 2021 are stopped by Government, and are not extended till at least March 2022.
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 […]