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. BTN finds out more about the group’s unique collection of worldwide properties.
Thanks to a new strategic partnership with boutique hotel company Mantis Group, Preferred Hotel Group has become the largest international hotel brand in South Africa, bringing the total number of members on the continent to 30.
The Mantis Group is expanding its boutique portfolio to South American territories by partnering with explora, pioneers in experiential travel to South America’s most remote areas.
Following major refurbishments, two exquisite hotels have reopened in the beautiful city of Cape Town, voted “Africa’s Leading Destination” at the World Travel Awards. The Last Word properties, both part of the Mantis Collection, are The Long Beach in the fishing village of Kommetjie and the second it nearby The Franschhoek.
Breaking Travel News interviews Adrian Gardiner, Chairman of the Mantis Collection at World Travel Market 2007 about the growth of the collection beyond South Africa.