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Now RMS is part of Mantis ’boutique cruise’ fleet

The RMS St Helena is to feature as one of the “boutique cruises” promoted by the Mantis Collection, according to the UK-based Travel Mole website. The site says Mantis has recently signed a deal with St Helena Government to turn … Continue reading

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Stop grumbling and embrace the future, say Merrill and Kirsty

Gloomy attitudes to tourist growth on St Helena have been criticised by development staff Kirsty Yon and Merrill Joshua, after a visit to South Africa. The Enterprise St Helena pair express their frustration in a report on a trip as … Continue reading

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Simplicity makes Ladder Hill life so beautiful, writes Doreen

People living in Ladder Hill Fort have been warned they may have to move out in two years, to make way for a hotel. Writer DOREEN GATIEN, now living in California, cherishes her memories of a barracks childhood. Click here … Continue reading

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Hotel plan means ‘better homes’ for Ladder Hill Fort tenants

People whose sub-standard homes could be taken over by tourists have been promised new and better housing. HARDEEP KAUR reports. Families will have to move out of their homes at Ladder Hill Fort to make way for a luxury hotel … Continue reading

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Hoteliers fall for island’s cliff-top fortress

Ladder Hill Fort has been chosen by visiting hoteliers as the ideal site for them to create luxury tourist accommodation. Adrian Gardiner, founder of the Mantis Collection, said: “I think it’s one of the most exceptional sites I have seen in the world.” … Continue reading

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‘World’s best’ boutique hotel group explores island

The heads of a hotel group that won five awards in the tourism “Oscars” have arrived on St Helena to investigate its potential. The Mantis Collection was named World’s Leading Luxury Boutique Hotels Collection in the World Travel Awards 2012. It also … Continue reading

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Profile: luxury tourism pioneer with an eye on St Helena

Adrian Gardiner, founder of the Mantis Collection of hotels and “eco-escapes”, including private wildlife reserves, has travelled to St Helena after years of cajoling by island tourism bosses. But who is he? In an article reproduced on the Mantis Collection’s website, … Continue reading

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