NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2013) - Mantis, a family run collection of award-winning, five-star properties around the world, and JG Black Book, an integrated communications and branding agency specializing in the luxury travel sector have formed a strategic alliance. The alliance names JG Black Book as Mantis' preferred supplier for travel trade representation in North America, the UK, and Latin America, and Public Relations in Latin America. Mantis will in turn serve as JG Black Book's management services and consumer marketing referral agency.
Mantis' collection is located across all seven continents, and includes Boutique Hotels, Game Reserves, Eco Lodges, Ski Lodges and Chalets and Boutique Cruise, offering in-the-know travelers the most exceptional properties and authentic experiences imaginable. Officially founded by entrepreneur and hotelier Adrian Gardiner in 2000, Mantis is committed to the spirit of conservation and restoration, and each property is sensitive to its surroundings and local community. 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.
Adrian Gardiner, Founder and Chairman of Mantis, said, "We have been inspired by what JG Black Book has achieved over the years and feel privileged to be aligned with this dynamic group."
JG Black Book specializes in helping independent brands, destinations and travel suppliers with representation, marketing, branding and public relations in North America, the U.K., and Latin America. The firm provides expert council, development and creative services, helping travel companies gain traction against larger, more well-known competitors. As a global travel consultancy, JG Black Book uses strategic thinking and a boutique approach in designing award-winning marketing programs, branding strategies and results-driven public relations campaigns as well as maintaining exclusive relationships with trade professionals in each market.
"We are thrilled to be partnering with Mantis, promoting their dynamic services. We admire their commitment to travel sustainability and support of companies and destinations that offer meaningful and authentic journeys, and know that they will bring the same care to their work with the members of our Collection," states Jena Gardner, President and Chief Executive Officer of JG Black Book.
For more information about Mantis, please visit www.mantiscollection.com, and for JG Black Book, please visit www.jgblackbook.com.