Boutique Hotel and Resort and Game Reserve Collection.

Mantis is a family run collection of award winning, privately owned, five star properties located around the World. Divided into five distinct groups, its specialist areas include Boutique Hotels, Game Reserves, Eco Lodges, Ski Lodges and Chalets and Yachts. All of the properties represent the finest example of its kind and celebrate the culture, gastronomy, architecture and nature of the locations in which they are found to offer guests a truly authentic experience. Officially founded by Adrian Gardiner in 2000, Mantis is committed to the spirit of conservation and restoration, and each property is sensitive to its surroundings in respect of the building, environment and local community.

The diverse portfolio of handpicked properties link up to create journeys, which offer guests the ultimate life experience and the opportunity to experience the essence of the location. Whilst every property is unique, being part of the collection ensures that the quality of the facilities, service and overall experience is consistently 5 star and guests can always expect personal, friendly service.

The entrepreneurial spirit of the family underpins that of the group allowing them to be dynamic in the growth of the portfolio, responding quickly to consumer demand. Mantis offers member properties the ideal sales, marketing and management solution for their boutique business to ensure successful growth and drive long term brand development. The company also offers consultancy services in other disciplines including conservation, education and hotel development.

Hilton Hotels and Resorts

Hilton Hotels and Resorts (formely known as Hilton Hotels) is and international chain of full service hotels and resorts and the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide. As of 2010, there were over 530 Hilton branded hotels across the world in 78 countries across six continents. Hilton hotels are either owned by, managed by, or franchised to independent operators by Hilton Worldwide

Tsogo Sun, Country wide and UAE

With 45 years of experience, Tsogo Sun is the leading hotel group in Africa, providing world-class accommodation, restaurants and entertainment across all market segments, with unequalled levels of service to both the local and international traveller. With a portfolio of over 90 hotels, from the luxurious to the select, you can expect a wide selection of hotels in various destinations.

Southern Sun Hotel Group

Southern Sun Hotel Group is South Africa’s largest hotel chain and an operator of InterContinental Hotels – branded hotels in South Africa. It was founded in 1969. Today Southern Sun has 90nhotels in South Africa, Kenya, Zambia, Seychelles, Tanzania and Mozambique. Their stable of 90 hotels, approximately totaling 14 316 rooms, combine local favourites with their own hotel brands.


Extrabold is a South African based independent hotel management company that expertly manages and operates hotels and resorts under a variety of different international and local hotel brands.


GuestRevu is the hospitality industry’s premier cloud-based tool to collect, monitor, manage and report on all your guest feedback. With offices in the United Kingdom and South Africa, GuestRevu was born out of an awerness for the need for an easy, effective and inexpensive guest management solution for the hospitality industry worldwide.


Olery’s comprehensive products and tools translate online reviews and social media feedback into actionable business intelligence, and have quickly become an indispensable tool for reputation management on the internet.

The One and Only, Cape Town. (Sun International)

One&Only Cape Town, unprecedented luxury and style in one of the world’s most vibrant and fascinating cities. The hospitality business is built on creating an environment where people can feel at home. One&Only Cape Town creates a welcoming atmosphere for all visitors. From our world-famous restaurants and beautiful bar to our extraordinary spa facilities, we invite you to experience One&Only Cape Town, its warmth, hospitality and generosity as she was designed to be enjoyed.

Central to exciting nightlife and entertainment, One&Only Cape Town serves as a gateway to the unique adventures of South Africa such as tours to Robben Island, wildlife safaris, wine country excursions and more.

Prana Lodge Private Beach Estate and Spa, Chintza East

Experience a 5 star small luxury hotel & spa on a 21km unspoilt stretch of unspoilt beach

Luxury accommodation in Chintsa East, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

• 7 luxury executive suites each with a private garden and plunge pool

• Located on a 17 acre private beach estate within an indigenous dune forest with direct beach access

• Exclusive gourmet dining with world class wines

• Authentic Thai Spa and Wellness Centre including treatments, yoga and meditation

• Central infinity pool and lounge/bar area

• Activities include surfing, hiking, horse riding, tennis, golf, fishing and bird watching.

• 40 minutes from East London Airport

The Taj Hotel, Cape Town.

Taj Cape Town is a combination of rich history and elegant contemporary architecture. Originally home to the South African Reserve Bank and Temple Chambers, later the Board of Executors (BOE), it successfully combines the heritage of the old with the luxury of the new. This five-star hotel is ideally located in the centre of historic Cape Town at the entrance to the famous pedestrian precinct, St George’s Mall. Its prime location ensures that Taj Cape Town is perfectly situated for those looking to discover authentic Cape Town; and its blend of fascinating history, exotic culture, soulful art, lively entertainment and delectable cuisine. Taj Cape Town is perfectly placed to impart an exceptional and unforgettable “Mother City” experience.

International Council on Hotel, Restuarant, and Institutional Education

The International Council on Hotel, Restuarant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE), is a non-profit professional association, which provides programs and services to continually improve the quality of global education, research, service and business operations in the hospitality and tourism industry.

ICHRIE is an inclusive, collegial association, which values creative, ethical and progressive action and improvement of global hospitality and tourism education and research.

I Work in Hotels

I Work in Hotels is a website that caters for the hospitality industry. One can find internships and jobs in top hotels, review hotels, find hotel schools and read the blog.