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Paul Gardiner, chief executive, Mantis Collection

Paul Gardiner, chief executive, Mantis Collection

6 November 2019 Videos

As the company prepares to unveil a new innovation hub for the eco-lodge sector, Breaking Travel News talks to Paul Gardiner, chief executive of Mantis Collection, at World Travel Market in London. He gives us the latest, while also granting us a sneak peak of a new franchise model being developed for launch next year.

Paul Gardiner, managing director, Bear Grylls Survival Academy

Paul Gardiner, managing director, Bear Grylls Survival Academy

2 May 2019 Videos

Having signed a partnership with the Rad al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority to bring the Bear Grylls Survival Academy to the United Arab Emirates, Paul Gardiner here explains the significance of the decision to Breaking Travel News during the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai.

Accor seeks to leverage portfolio for Africa growth

Accor seeks to leverage portfolio for Africa growth

26 April 2019 Hotel News

Accor is seeking to fast-track its development plans in Africa, leveraging its expanded portfolio to consolidate its leadership position in the north and west of the continent. The France-based group is taking a leading role in Africa’s evolving hospitality landscape.

Mantis Group adds first Serengeti experience

Mantis Group adds first Serengeti experience

17 April 2019 Hotel News

The Siringit Serengeti Camp is nestled in the heart of the Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania. Guests are accommodated in eight 45-square-metre canvas tents, as well as a two-bedroom family tent for up to six people.

Adrian Gardnier, founder, Mantis Collection

Adrian Gardnier, founder, Mantis Collection

11 April 2019 Videos

Having just signed for a new tented camp property in the mountains of Ras al Khaimah, Adrian Gardnier, founder of Mantis Collection, tells us more about the deal during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference. Also on the agenda is a recent deal with Accor and the global ambitions it has given the company.

John Hanna, managing director, UK, Mantis Group

John Hanna, managing director, UK, Mantis Group

10 March 2019 Videos

Having announced an exciting new tented camp project in Ras al Khaimah, Breaking Travel News catches up with Mantis Group UK managing director, John Hanna, to find out more. He tells us how important the tourism sector is to the rapidly growing emirate and his ambitions for the new project.

Philippe Baretaud and Adrian Gardiner, Mantis Collection

Philippe Baretaud and Adrian Gardiner, Mantis Collection

17 October 2018 Videos

Mantis Collection chairman Adrian Gardiner speaks to Breaking Travel News as the company is recognised with the title of Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel Brand at the World Travel Awards. With Accor having recently taken a 50 per cent stake in the company, newly installed chief executive, Philippe Baretaud, also tells us how the integration of the two organisations is progressing.