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Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022

Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association welcomes lifting of Restrictions

*The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) welcomes the announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health Dr Chris Fearne that most of the measures that came in force on the 1...

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Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022

Rare snowfall hits Turkey’s Mediterranean cities Antalya, Muğla

As the winter set in across Turkey, Antalya and Muğla in the south had their share of snowfall as well on Monday and Tuesday. Though most of the other provinces in the northern, central and eastern re...

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Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022

Malta | Vaccine certificate rules relaxed for Restaurants from 7 February, Bars from 14 February

*Malta’s vaccine certificate rules will be relaxed in the first half of February for a number of establishments, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health Dr Chris Fearne announced in Parliament on...

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Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022

Libya does not need another long transitional period: UN Envoy

*Libya does not need another transitional period, the U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Libya said Monday.* After meeting with the President of the High Council of States, Khalid al-Mishri i...

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Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022

Snowstorm blankets Greece's Athens as Thousands Rescued from Motorway

*Rescue crews, including the army, worked through the night to evacuate thousands of people stranded in their cars on an Athens motorway after a severe snowstorm swept across Greece on Monday, blanket...

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Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022

You Want It, You Got It: COVID Vaccine Symptoms and 'Nocebo Effect'

*The list of potential side effects from COVID-19 vaccines is long. But scientists now say many of the adverse reactions people have been feeling could be caused not by the vaccines themselves, but by...

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Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022

István Ujhelyi re-elected as First Vice-Chair of European Parliament's Transport and Tourism Committee

*Hungarian Socialist MEP István Ujhelyi, who is also a Senator of the Mediterranean Tourism Foundation, was elected as the first vice-chair of the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee...

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Monday, Jan 24, 2022

UK PM confirms testing for vaccinated arrivals to be removed

*The UK Prime Minister has confirmed that the requirement for Covid-19 tests for fully vaccinated international travellers arriving in England will be removed.* Boris Johnson updated broadcasters on t...

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Monday, Jan 24, 2022

Omicron restrictions held back Corporate Travel Recovery

*UK Government reaction to the Omicron wave of Covid-19 and resulting uncertainty about restrictions has set back the corporate travel recovery, according to the Global Business Travel Association (GB...

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Monday, Jan 24, 2022

Industry attention shifts to validity duration of Covid Certificates

*The government is poised to confirm the removal of all Covid tests on arrival for fully vaccinated travellers, if not by the end of January then in time for the February half-term.* However, attentio...

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Monday, Jan 24, 2022

Airline Chiefs demand return to ‘Restriction-Free’ International Travel

*Restriction-free international travel should be immediately restored “at the very least” for the fully vaccinated, UK airline bosses have urged the government today (Monday).* In a letter to health s...

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Saturday, Jan 22, 2022

Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association welcomes news that restrictions will be lifted shortly.

*The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) welcomes the announcement made earlier today by Health Minister Chris Fearne that an "exit roadmap" to unwind existing COVID-19 health restrictions...

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