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Monday, Jan 25, 2021

Top 7 Hotel Industry Trends in 2021

*The Covid-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the hotel industry. It has set new standards in the sector and has led to faster changes than ever seen before. Besides the obvious negative e...

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Monday, Jan 25, 2021

Minister launches Tourism Strategy 2021-2030, emphasises recovery and improving quality

The tourism sector’s success in the coming ten years is not solely based on recovery from the pandemic, but also on increasing the quality of the islands’ tourism product and services,  *Tourism Minis...

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Monday, Jan 25, 2021

Urgent coordination needed to ensure travel and tourism drive recovery

*NET welcomes the decision of EU heads of state or government to coordinate their response to the COVID-19 pandemic as regards travel restrictions, testing and vaccinations to stem the spread of the v...

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Monday, Jan 25, 2021

Fly Dubai will start flights to Malta on 12 May

*Fly Dubai will operate four weekly flights to Malta via Catania from 12 May, becoming the first airline to link the island to the Persian Gulf since the pandemic* * Fly Dubai [1] *has announced that ...

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Sunday, Jan 24, 2021

Microsoft Deals Blow To Chrome With A Bunch Of Exciting New Edge Features

*Microsoft has dealt a sudden blow to Google Chrome with a bunch of exciting new features for its Edge browser.* Microsoft is wasting no time this year trying to catch up with its biggest browser riva...

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Sunday, Jan 24, 2021

The New Architecture Of Tech Innovation Looks Very Much Like This

The last year has accelerated the tech innovation cycle, unlike anything before it. Over the past eight months, as professionals across the globe transitioned into working from home, technologists and...

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Saturday, Jan 23, 2021

Stressed out? Blame bad technology

*There is no question that we are all more dependent on technology than ever. So what happens when that tech does not work?* In the past, Emily Dreyfuss used an old-school strategy: She yelled. When A...

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Saturday, Jan 23, 2021

What 'vaccine passports' mean for your summer vacation

The words "*vaccine passport*" have a reassuring ring to them, perhaps conjuring up the image of a sleek, embossed document with watermarked pages and official stamps of approval. Flourished at border...

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Friday, Jan 22, 2021

Enforcement Not Curfews - MHRA

*The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA*) asserts that curfews are draconian, unnecessary, and counterproductive if enforcement is adequately applied to all the industry. Curfews will kil...

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Thursday, Jan 21, 2021

Vaccine passport not a quick fix to normality – Tony Zahra

*While a vaccine certificate will help resume confidence in people to travel, it’s only one aspect of a highly multifaced issue in regaining the steps to normality and opening borders. *Tony Zahra, Pr...

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Thursday, Jan 21, 2021

Global Tourism Crisis Committee Meets Again to Explore Safe Travel in Age of Vaccines

* The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has met for the first time in 2021. Organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the cross-sector body met in Madrid during the 113th session of the UNWTO...

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Thursday, Jan 21, 2021

Blockchain – What Is It and What Is It For? Everything You Need to Know

You surely have heard about the word. A revolutionary idea in the tech world. A technology that brought with itself some other innovations like Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The fundamental laye...

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