Mantis Awards

2022 Prix Villegiature “Best Sustainability Policy for Hotels” nomination: Origins Lodge by Mantis

2022 Prix Villegiature 'Grand Prix Best Resort in the World' nomination: Origins Lodge by Mantis

Mantis Collection - Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel Brand 2020

Africa's Best Day Spa 2021: Vivari Spa at Vivari Hotel and Spa by Mantis (South Africa)

South Africa's Best Day Spa 2021: Vivari Spa at Vivari Hotel and Spa by Mantis

Mantis Chobe Princess - Africa's Leading River Cruise Company 2020

Mantis Zambezi Queen - Africa's Leading River Cruise Company 2020

Mantis Zambezi Queen - World's Leading Boutique Cruise 2020

Mantis EPIC Hotel and Suites - Travelers’ Choice Award 2020

Mantis Akagera Game Lodge - Travelers’ Choice Award 2020

Mantis Founders Lodge - Travelers’ Choice Award 2020

Mantis St Helena- Travelers’ Choice Award 2020

Mantis EPIC Hotel & Suites - Booking.com Traveller Review Award 2021

''Outstanding Accommodation Group'' - Africa Tourism Leadership Awards 2019

Adrian Gardiner, Chairman of Mantis, First Runner Up in “Destination Africa – Lifetime Award”

Mantis Second Runner Up for “Championing Sustainability” - Africa Tourism Leadership Awards 2019

Hotels.com ''Loved by Guests'' award for 2021

Mantis EPIC Hotel and Suites - Travelers’ Choice Award 2021

Mantis Collection - Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel Brand 2021

Mantis EPIC Hotel & Suites - Booking.com Traveller Review Award 2022

Mantis Founders Lodge - Travellers’ Choice award 2022

   

Mantis News

Drift Travel
11 August 2022

Mantis St Helena Hotel Set To Reopen from October

The Australian
04 August 2022

3 hotels embracing the glamour of train travel

Le Figaro
15 July 2022

Five exceptional African lodges where you can learn the art of living in the bush

Evening Standard
21 July 2022

In the wild: a close encounter with mountain gorillas and lions in Rwanda

Herald LIVE
27 June 2022

Artists tell story of Eastern Cape through their work

Travel Weekly
27 June 2022

A different perspective on safaris from Zambezi Queen

Qantas Magazine
22 June 2022

Mantis St Helena - Hotel Review

Luxury Abode
29 May 2022

Vivari Hotel Exudes Superlative Luxury

Euro News
12 May 2022

South Africa’s newest safari suite is a vintage train carriage - take a look inside

West London Living
10 May 2022

Katherine Brook takes a pitstop at Pearl Valley Hotel, Paarl

Go And Do Good
27 April 2022

Mantis EPIC Hotel

Go And Do Good
26 April 2022

Mantis Founders Lodge

Mantis Founders Lodge

Business Traveller
22 April 2022

Smart Traveller: donating hotel points to charity

The Travel Daily
22 April 2022

In Honour of Earth Day 2022 Accor & Mantis Encourage Members of ALL To Convert Travel Reward Points Into Donations

Luxury Safari Magazine
13 April 2022

The Four Corners Of Africa...

Conde Nast Traveller
12 April 2022

Costa Rica hotels: the 7 best eco-friendly stays

Travel Awaits
31 March 2022

8 Luxurious Resorts You’ll Want To Experience On Zanzibar

Vale Magazine
14 April 2022

Stay In A Repurposed Vintage Train Car In Eastern Cape

Stay In A Repurposed Vintage Train Car In Eastern Cape

EQ Magazine
10 March 2022

Your Next Luxury Eco-Tourism Destination

Travel Weekly
27 February 2022

South Africa's Mantis Lodge invites guests to stay in its vintage rail car

Euro News
25 February 2022

8 best travel experiences of 2022

Travel & Leisure
14 February 2022

You Can Now Sleep in a Restored Vintage Train Car on Your Next Safari — and It Comes With Its Own Pool, Too

Business Insider South Africa
09 February 2022

TAKE A LOOK | This train carriage belonged to a hotel mogul – it’s now a 5-star stay in SA

A Luxury Travel Blog
08 February 2022

Messing about in boats… a safari with a difference

Lux expose
08 February 2022

Intimate Experience Onboard the Railway Carriage at Mantis Founders Lodge

ABC News
07 February 2022

Monday Night Travel: Saint Helena. ABC Nightlife interview on St Helena Island

LUTE Magazine
07 February 2022

The Safari Station Sleepover: Mantis reveals the Founders Railway Carriage train hotel

Tourism Update
07 February 2022

Restored railway carriage offers luxury accommodation

Euro News
22 January 2022

Want to be more present this year? Gift yourself a stay at Origins Lodge in Costa Rica

Robb Report
03 January 2022

The 45 Best New Luxury Hotels to Visit in 2022

Travel & Leisure
31 December 2021

I Checked Out a New Jungle Lodge in Costa Rica — and Found the Perfect Winter Escape

Business Daily
08 December 2021

South Africa-based hospitality firm Mantis to open lodge in Mara

Hotels Mag
22 December 2021

Mantis CEO Gardiner Has Eco-Warrior Brand Visions

Lux Expose
19 November 2021

Experience a River Safari Aboard a Luxury Houseboat

Inside Travel Report
18 November 2021

The Zambezi Queen Collection by Mantis Offers Luxury Houseboat Charters

About Time Magazine
16 November 2021

Top 10: World’s Most Exciting Hotel Openings For 2022

Top 10: World’s Most Exciting Hotel Openings For 2022

NI Travel News
10 November 2021

Hot Properties: 10 of the World’s Most Exciting New Hotels for 2022

Traveller.com

Airline review: SA Airlink Embraer E190 economy class, Johannesburg to St Helena Island, St Helena Island

Conde Nast Traveller
17 August 2021

6 African Islands You Need To See To Believe

Forbes
14 June 2020

Could A Hotel Buyout Be The Safest Travel Option this Summer

Organic Spa Magazine
01 August 2020

THE GOOD EARTH: An Intimate Eco-Lodge Perched in Costa Rica's Rain Forest

Brides
02 March 2020

The 10 Best Honeymoon Eco-Resorts of 2020

Travel Awaits
22 November 2020

St Helena whale shark experience in Once-In-A-Lifetime Animal Experiences

Travel Awaits
04 September 2020

9 Reasons To Experience A Safari On The Luxurious ‘Zambezi Queen’

Departures Magazine
15 January 2021

The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild featuring Origins Lodge by Mantis – Departures Magazine

Bloomberg
15 January 2021

Best Places to Travel 2021

Best Places to Travel 2021– Featuring Origins Lodge by Mantis – Bloomberg

LuxeGetaways
07 August 2020

Interview with Adrian Gardiner on his insights on the travel industry in Africa

Interview with Adrian Gardiner by LuxeGetaways

Africa Geographic
19 July 2019

Exploring the Remote Atlantic Island of St Helena

Getaway Magazine
01 July 2019

St Helena Land and Sea

St Helena Land and Sea

Business Traveller Middle East
01 February 2021

Mantis launches rare rhino conservation experience

P.18 Mantis launches rare rhino conservation experience

Forbes
07 February 2021

Nature, Wellness, And Giving Back Are Trending for 2021 Travel

Travel Weekly
25 February 2021

Mantis is launching a 'floating hotel' in Rwanda

The Times UK
12 February 2021

The 30 sexiest hotel suites in the world

TTG - Luxury Travel News
08 February 2021

In Conversation With Paul Gardiner

TTG TV
16 February 2021

'This Was Nature's Red Flag To Humanity'

Fathom
12 February 2021

The World's Best Hotel Openings in 2021: 150 to Look Forward To!

Wanted
12 March 2021

Need a long-weekend escape? No5 by Mantis is a luxury oasis in Gqeberha.

Forbes
21 April 2021

The Hotels Embracing Earth Day Through Reforestation

New Big 5
15 May 2021

15 on the world's greatest wildlife experiences

Nerd Wallet
24 May 2021

The Guide to Origins Lodge Hotel in Costa Rica

IOL
08 May 2021

Honeybee Heroes Make A Sweet Deal

Travel Begins At 40
21 June 2021

Mantis Group: The Conscious Gardiner

Traveller.com

My Island Home Away From Home

Business Day Wanted
18 June 2021

Revel In Awe-Inspiring Vistas Where Indigenous Bush Touches The Ocean

The Independent
06 July 2021

When You Tire of London...

Lux Expose
03 September 2021

Mantis Bahrain Hawar Island Hotel & Resort Will Merge Luxury with Eco-Tourism

Forbes
28 September 2021

Getting Up Close With Rhinos At This South African Lodge

Travel Weekly
24 September 2021

Mantis launches an immersive rhino experience

UK Time News
28 September 2021

Get up close to rhinos at this South African lodge

Connecting Travel
20 October 2021

Interview: Mantis CEO Paul Gardiner on hospitality in the Serengeti

The hotel Property Team
11 October 2021

Accor and Edamah Introduce Mantis Brand to the Middle East with Mantis Bahrain Hawar Island

Trip Reporter
22 October 2021

Mantis Draycott Hotel, Kensington London

Elite Traveler
04 November 2021

Giftable Experiences

Euro News
06 November 2021

Get up close and personal with rhinos at this South African conservation lodge

London Begins at 40
07 November 2021

Mantis Draycott Hotel, Chelsea

Time to Wander

The Valley of Geraniums where Napoleon’s spirit lives on

Luxury Travel Magazine
09 November 2021

The World's Most Exciting New Hotels for 2022

Travel & Leisure
23 January 2021

You Can Buy Out This Incredible Safari Lodge in South Africa — and Get Unprecedented Access to Wildlife

Essence Magazine
02 March 2021

Heal, Pray, Love: How To Plan The Costa Rica Vacation Of Your Dreams

Fodor's Travel
30 March 2021

After a Year of Not Flying, I Traveled To Costa Rica

Bridal Guide

Holistic Retreats for Your Honeymoon

The Outdoor Journal
18 March 2020

The Four Corners of Africa: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia

Tourism Tattler
19 September 2019

AHIF 2019 Awards Adrian Gardiner of Mantis Group

Adrian Gardiner, Chairman of Mantis, First Runner Up in “Destination Africa – Lifetime Award”

Eureka Street
15 May 2020

No man is an island

Conde Nast Travler
14 March 2019

Want to Go Really Remote? Visit St. Helena Island

Tourism Tattler
12 May 2019

Accor and Mantis present CCFA Conservation Lab Award 2019