Prime Minister Robert Abela and his wife Dr Lydia Abela have officially inaugurated the Iniala Harbor House & Residences boutique hotel located near Sur Santa Barbara in Valletta. They were accompanied by Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli.
With an investment of € 20 million, this hotel offers spectacular views of the Grand Harbor andaims to bring quality tourists to the country. The hotel will offer a wonderful experience to residents who choose to spend their holiday in the heart of the capital Valletta which in recent years has transformed itself into a wonderful city with top public and private projects and investments. quality.
Equipped with 23 state-of-the-art rooms and distinct suites, the aesthetics are unique and the facilities that residents find in the rooms are among the first of their kind in our country. The design of the rooms is inspired by the Maltese identity: with limestone roofs and the Triton Fountain image printed on the wall of one of the luxury rooms.
At the inauguration, Prime Minister Robert Abela and Ms Lydia Abela congratulated entrepreneur and founder of the Iniala Group Mark Weingard who through this investment has created 40 new jobs with the number of workers expected to rise to 60 people.
Mark Weingard said that the group is excited to open the doors of this hotel to the residents who will have the chance to see how the designers managed to marry the Maltese history with the innovation that the place itself offers. A few steps away from the hotel, is “The Works” – a luxury mini gym that will be available to residents and members.
He added that his and the team’s ambition is to open the doors of the country to a new class of international travelers: individuals who seek unique experiences in their travels and who choose to stay in the best accommodation. “We hope that with this project, Malta will be a luxury destination and that it will meet the wishes of those who visit this island that has so much to offer,” said Mr Weingard.
Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Julia Farrugia Portelli expressed her satisfaction that another high-end hotel has opened its doors in the capital. She said that this is another example of how Malta is attracting top-level investments which it links hand in hand with the Maltese Government’s strategy to focus on a tourism product of excellence.
“We are doing this on a par with the National Strategy that will be launched in the next few weeks to continue to attract sustainable and quality tourism,” said Farrugia Portelli. The experiences that the owner of this hotel went through in his personal life managed to inspire him to expand its operations even in our country. “We are excited to have the first tourists to experience this hotel with wonderful scenery and views and I congratulate the Iniala team as it aspires to be among the top 10 hotels in European cities over the coming year. , “stated Minister Farrugia Portelli.