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Mantis to Develop New Hotel on Saint Helena, Island in South Atlantic

Mantis, a collection of privately owned boutique hotels and eco escapes around the world, announces its latest project will be the development of a five star hotel on the island of Saint Helena, a British overseas territory located in the South Atlantic Ocean.

 As one of the most remote places in the world, more than …

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The Column: is there a surreal world inside The Castle?

The idea of turning part of The Castle in Jamestown into a hotel takes an unreal turn in The Column. Did island philosopher Nick Thorpe really mean to suggest that inside The Castle is “a surreal world in which all your control patterns… begin to fall to pieces?” Plus: another idea for a potential new hotel (tortoises included), and St Helena’s …

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Do the maths, says economist: tourists equal millions (comments added)

The secret formula for St Helena’s future prosperity has been worked out by the island’s economist. And here it is: 30,000 x £150 x 7 = £31.5 million Owen James says the prospect of air travel from 2015 offers scope to improve living standards “on a scale unimaginable without an airport.” But he adds: “Until I …

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