MHRA will not be used as a scapegoat for second wave of COVID-19

Following various reports in the media, press statements and personal attacks on its President, the MHRA Council states that it is wrong and deceitful to try and use the Association or its President as a scapegoat for what is happening on the Island. The Council of the MHRA, made up of 15 Members representing the…

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MHRA BOV Deloitte Webinar – Reigniting Tourism

At the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) webinar entitled ‘Reigniting Tourism’, Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Julia Farrugia Portelli said that during the COVID-19 pandemic the Ministry and all stakeholders worked tirelessly together as much as possible to mitigate the disruptions experienced by the tourism sector. The Minister referred to ongoing innovative marketing…

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MHRA – this is the moment of truth for AirMalta

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) refers to the unfortunate situation which is once again being dominated by disagreements between management and the pilots at Airmalta. In such difficult times for our economy, in particular for the tourism sector, MHRA appeals that all parties at AirMalta must align their efforts and energies towards one…

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MHRA welcomes decision to reignite the economy

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) welcomes the announcement by Prime Minister Robert Abela that restrictions on all flight destinations will be lifted on July 15, and that the public health emergency declared at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic will also be lifted in the coming hours. During the later part of May…

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Government stimulus package – well thought out and major boost for the Tourism Industry: MHRA

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) which, since the arrival of COVID-19 in Malta, has been meeting with government continuously welcomes the financial and business development support announced today by government. MHRA President Tony Zahra noted that, “the economic regeneration plan demonstrates that the Government has the right feel of the economic and social…

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MHRA, “Start working together to protect livelihoods”

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) commends the efforts being undertaken to date by the Government in addressing the unprecedented impacts on both public health and the economy in Malta caused by the global COVID 19 pandemic. MHRA recognises that over a very short period of time the global economy was brought to an…

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MHRA : Tourism will remain a Winner

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) refers to the article “Virus impact on tourism ‘could cost economy €3bn’” published today by The Times of Malta. MHRA states that the measures to mitigate the economic crises caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic announced this week by the Maltese Government in agreement with MHRA and social…

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