Mantis raises the bar

13th Jul 2010
Mantis raises the bar

South Africa’s Mantis Collection has consolidated its position as one of the world’s leading luxury hospitality brands by walking away with two top prizes at the World Travel Awards in Johannesburg.

The group was voted “Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel Brand” and “Africa’s Leading Game Reserve Brand” at a glittering gala ceremony hosted in the Sandton Convention Centre.

Adrian Gardiner, Mantis, CEO and Founder, said: “To be awarded Africa’s leading hotel and game reserve brand is an outstanding achievement. The Mantis team has set out to continuously elevate its guest experience at boutique hotels and game reserves, creating new benchmarks in delivering complete wildlife and hospitality offerings to our guests and travel industry colleagues.”

In addition to the brand awards, Mantis also picked up a host of awards for its individual properties and game lodges.

Shamwari Game Reserve won “Africa’s Leading Conservation Company” and “Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge” for its pioneering work in conservation. Meanwhile The Last Word Long Beach won “South Africa’s Leading Luxury Beach Hotel”.

Mantis consists of 43 destinations worldwide and includes the world’s finest private residences, boutique hotels, eco-experiences, game reserves and luxury yachts. 

Each Mantis destination is individually selected, inspired by its own unique location and recognizes the importance of nature, culture and beauty.

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