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SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS FUN FOR FAMILIES
The summer school holidays are nearly upon us. With the kids away from school for nearly two months, it’s the perfect time to unplug from work and technology and reconnect with the family. More


MANTRA GROUP ANNOUNCES FIVE NEW HOTEL SIGNINGS
Leading Australian-based hotel and resort operator, Mantra Group, has secured five new hotel signings with a combined total of more than 900 additional rooms across Australia and New Zealand. More


MANTRA GROUP REGIONAL DIRECTOR WINS WOMEN IN TRAVEL AWARD
Mantra Group Regional Director of Sales and Marketing Megan Pechey is the 2016 Hotel category winner at Australia’s inaugural Women in Travel Awards, announced at a gala event in Sydney last night (17 November). More


MANTRA GROUP AGM CAPS OFF STRONG YEAR FOR AUSTRALIA’S FASTEST GROWING HOTEL GROUP
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for leading Australian hotel and resort operator, Mantra Group (MTR), was held in Brisbane at the Group’s Mantra on Queen hotel on 17 November 2016. More


PEPPERS INDULGENCE COMES TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA
A new level of hotel-sophistication has arrived in Perth with the grand opening of the boutique Peppers Kings Square Hotel. More


 LORD MAYOR OPENS FIRST PEPPERS HOTEL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Peppers Kings Square Hotel, a new $40 million 120-room hotel in Perth, was officially opened today by the Right Honourable, the Lord Mayor of Perth, Councillor Lisa Scaffidi, heralding the arrival of the stylish and contemporary Peppers brand in Western Australia. More


MANTRA GROUP ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mantra Group today announced the appointment of Stephen Hobson as Chief Financial Officer, who will join the Group in mid-February 2017. More


GRAND OPENING FOR MANTRA RICHMONT HOTEL IN BRISBANE
Mantra Richmont Hotel, a new $28 million 108-room boutique hotel at Spring Hill in Brisbane, was officially opened today by Queensland Minister for Tourism and Major Events the Honourable Kate Jones MP and the Right Honourable, the Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Councillor Graham Quirk. More


BRISBANE’S NEWEST RESTAURANT HAS “RESPECTABLE” PAST AND SOCIAL FUTURE
A historical boarding-house for “respectable gentlemen” is now home to one of Brisbane’s newest restaurants, Kennigo Social House, which has opened in the gardens of the new Mantra Richmont Hotel on Kennigo Street in Spring Hill. More


MANTRA GROUP SAYS ALOHA WITH RECORD GROWTH FOR THE ALA MOANA HOTEL
Leading Australian-based hotel and resort operator Mantra Group’s expansion into new international markets is yielding strong results. More


MANTRA 2 BOND STREET GETS A $4.5M NEW YORK LOFT STYLE MAKEOVER
Mantra 2 Bond Street, Sydney has received a multi-million dollar refurbishment which has transformed the hotel’s guest rooms into a contemporary urban oasis with lashings of New York loft-style charm. More


MANTRA LEGENDS HOTEL LAUNCHES NEW INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE FOR DELEGATES
Popular Gold Coast conferencing and function venue Mantra Legends Hotel, Surfers Paradise has launched a new and unique interactive meetings experience for conference delegates. More


SATURDAY LUNCHES AT SEASON ARE NOW SERVED LONG AND LAZY
The renowned Season restaurant, located at Peppers Salt Resort & Spa in the picturesque seaside village of Kingscliff, is easing diners into weekend mode with their new Lazy Long Lunch offering served every Saturday from 12.30pm. More


MANTRA HITS THE STAGE WITH QPAC PARTNERSHIP
Queensland’s premier centre for live performance, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), has teamed up with Mantra Hotels, Resorts and Apartments in a three-year deal which will see Mantra become QPAC’s ‘Preferred Accommodation Partner’. More


FROM THE CEO
I was pleased to recently release Mantra Group’s annual results, which exemplified the Group’s many outstanding achievements in FY16. The Group delivered total revenue of $606.1 million (a 21.5% increase on FY2015) and underlying EBITDAI of $89.8 million (up 23.0%). More


NEW HOTEL SIGNINGS
Following Mantra Group’s recent settlement of the 1,176 room Mantra Ala Moana Hotel in Hawaii, we announce further first quarter hotel signings and development progress. More


FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR of ACQUISITIONS
Welcome to ADVANCE, Mantra Group’s quarterly communique to the hotel investment community. This edition, we compare Mantra Group’s performance against market outcomes, reveal our latest hotel openings, and hear from our CEO, Bob East, following the release of Mantra Group’s FY16 results. More


Visit Sunshine Coast and Mantra Group partner to increase visitors to the Sunshine Coast
Visit Sunshine Coast (VSC) and Mantra Group have formed a 12 month business partnership agreement to attract more visitors to the region. More


APPLYING FOR A JOB AT MANTRA GROUP JUST WENT HOLLYWOOD
In an Australian accommodation industry first, Mantra Group has launched video job applications as an optional element for jobseekers applying for guest-facing roles through its online MyCareer recruitment platform. More


GOLD COAST’S ICONIC HATTED SEADUCTION RESTAURANT + BAR ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF
Seaduction Restaurant + Bar, located at Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, has appointed celebrated chef James Fiske, formerly of Michelin starred establishments across the UK and Europe and the Gold Coast’s Vanitas at Palazzo Versace, as Executive Chef. More