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Thursday, Aug 11, 2022

Era of €10 plane tickets is over, says Ryanair boss O'Leary

/Average air ticket will probably rise to €50 over next five years, CEO says/ *Ryanair will not be offering flights at rock bottom prices anymore thanks to the soaring cost of fuel, the budget airline...

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Thursday, Aug 11, 2022

UK restaurant lets customers know carbon footprint of their meals

* * *The menu at The Canteen in southwest England doesn't just let diners know how much a dish costs. They can also check its carbon footprint. The carrot and beetroot pakoras with yogurt sauce are re...

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Thursday, Aug 11, 2022

Malta airport's July traffic recovers to 86.3% of pre-pandemic levels

/The French market grows by 41%/ *689,145 passengers travelled through Malta International Airport in July, marking a recovery of 86.3 per cent of pre-pandemic traffic.* MIA said on Tuesday that sea...

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Thursday, Aug 11, 2022

Malta | Bank of Valletta puts workplace pensions on agenda at MHRA quarterly seminar

* * *Bank of Valletta has built a long-term partnership with the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA). Through this alliance BOV supports MHRA and its members by sharing industry insights, ...

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Tuesday, Aug 09, 2022

Turkey's Antalya hosts 7.7M air passengers in Jan-Aug

* * *Some 7.7 million tourists came to Turkey’s Mediterranean touristic hot spot of Antalya by air between Jan. 1 and Aug. 5, according to data released by the city’s governorate.* The number of for...

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Tuesday, Aug 09, 2022

Greece Travel Αrrivals Reach One Million Per Week In August

* * *Greece will be welcoming one million travelers every week this period of summer, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said.* In July, travel arrivals exceeded 900,000 per week, he said, and added t...

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Tuesday, Aug 09, 2022

Another tourism storm is brewing on Malta’s horizon – Tony Zahra

/Planned EU aviation tax is unjust for Maltese travellers and Maltese tourism/ *The past two years have been the most challenging for the tourism sector since it started out as an economic activity.* ...

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Thursday, Aug 04, 2022

Malta | June tourist arrivals recover to 87.7% of 2019 levels

/Fastest recovery was among younger tourists/ *Tourism arrivals in June reached 243,956, which was 87.7 per cent of the arrivals in June 2019, before COVID-19 struck, the National Statistics Office sa...

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Wednesday, Aug 03, 2022

Aviation fuel tax will raise costs and undermine the economy, Air Malta warns

/Malta, Cyprus and Ireland are resisting the EU's proposal/ *Air Malta warned on Wednesday that a plan to impose a tax on aviation fuel, currently being considered by the EU, will not bring about a mo...

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Friday, Jul 29, 2022

Istanbul Airport is Europe's busiest in June with 6M passengers

* * *Istanbul Airport saw the most passenger traffic in all of Europe in June, welcoming just shy of 6 million passengers, according to data released by a European airport trade association on Wednesd...

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Friday, Jul 29, 2022

Western Mediterranean hit by 'exceptional' heat wave: Experts

* * *An "exceptional" marine heat wave is gripping the western Mediterranean with surface temperatures up to 5 degrees Celsius (41 degrees Fahrenheit) hotter than average, according to experts contac...

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Thursday, Jul 28, 2022

Morocco | Tangier welcomes the FIJET Academy For Young Journalists

* * *The FIJET Academy For Young Journalists was officially opened on Monday in Tangier, Morocco, under the theme "The challenges of tourism in the post-pandemic world", with the participation of Moro...

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