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Behind the Publication

About us

Horeca Magazine is an essential resource for all professionals involved in the Hospitality industry.

The publication presents a fresh, authoritative look at the industry through topical features, operator interviews, case studies and exclusive regular opinions from leading figures. Horeca Magazine is a great read and an incredibly useful resource for all professionals involved in the hospitality market.

Key decision-makers are able to keep ahead of the curve with dynamic editorial covering the latest product innovations, technology and food and beverage trends. Horeca Magazine is an essential resource for those wanting to thrive in this lucrative market.

The Editor

Terence Mirabelli

With a long and established career in journalism and publishing, Terence Mirabelli brings a wealth of experience to the Horeca Editorial team. His first post was that of Sub-Editor with The Times of Malta in 1970 and was subsequently transferred to The Sunday Times of Malta a year later.

Terence went freelance in 1973 and was Libya stringer for The Sunday Times (of London) and Le Figaro.

Mirabelli has also written for The Financial Times, ITN, CBS News, History Today and Interavia, among other notable titles.

Click here to see Terence's full bio.

The Contributors

Tonio Schembri

The editor for the first three editions of Horeca magazine, Tonio has over 20 years experience in Consumer ans Business Marketing, PR Scripting and Project Management.

Joseph Galea

Joseph Galea has over 30 years’ experience in Destination Marketing for the Maltese Islands, representing Malta in many of the markets in Europe and beyond.

Josef Bonello

Anointed by the god Bacchus himself as one of his most loyal prophets, Joséf was entrusted with the sacred mission of bringing wine to people very early on in his adult life.

Jo Caruana

Jo is a journalist, editor, business owner, and actress. She runs – a full-service content agency that puts together the words for print and online media.

Kristina Cassar Dowling

Kristina is a journalist, blogger and writer who focuses on food culture, the arts and sustainable lifestyles. Kristina is a freelance writer who also focuses on human stories, business and other niches.

Mark Camilleri

Mark has had a successful career in the hospitality industry. After studying Food Preparation and Production at the Institute of Tourism Studies, he worked as a private chef for several years.

Joe Vella

Joe Vella's career has seen him progress from a humble beginning with his family’s bakery in Qormi to a top-level career as Executive Chef at some of Malta’s foremost dining destinations.


Horeca is a publication owned, compiled, published and distributed by Mailbox Services Limited C 38659
(A company incorporated under the Companies Act since 10 May 2006)