Malta: Mass unemployment looms for tourism industry unless airport is reopened, MHRA boss warns

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The tourism industry risks facing a situation of mass unemployment unless Malta’s borders are re-opened for tourists, Tony Zahra has warned.

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association president said operators in sector will let go of workers if there is no summer tourist season.

While acknowledging the great importance of safeguarding lives, Zahra said it was equally important to start protecting livelihoods, as he urged the government to get tourism going again.

Source: MaltaToday

Updated 14:30

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