The Valletta Cruise Port is one of Malta’s most picturesque areas with nineteen historic warehouses dating back to the 18th Century to the late Baroque period. Grandmaster Pinto saw the potential of this area and further developed it into an area where connections can be made a lot easier for trade. The area later saw the construction of the first Power Station, that serviced the island and ultimately pushed the area to become a prime spot.
As one of Malta’s most prolific retail entrepreneurs, Diane Izzo built the DIZZ Group from the ground up. Now, with her fashion empire secure in its success, she has set her sights on the food and beverage market too.
Mark Weingard, the businessman, philanthropist and entrepreneur, was kind enough to take some time from his exceptionally busy schedule so that I could pick his brains on everything from Iniala, his super luxury new hotel opening next year in Valletta, to his favourite eateries in Malta.