VENUE UPDATE: Mantra expands in Tassie

The Mantra Group is set to expand its presence in Tasmania with the acquisition of two properties – the Hotel Collins in Hobart and the Hotel Charles in Launceston. Mantra Group negotiated an off-market opportunity to secure the leaseholds from Tasmanian businessman Lyndon Jago, who currently markets the hotels under the Stay Tasmania brand. Mantra Group will now operate the hotels under a lease agreement with owners Sultan Holdings Pty Ltd in Hobart and Joseph Chromy in Launceston. Mantra Group CEO Bob East said the new […]

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VENUE UPDATE: Luxury hotel for Hobart

Tasmanian firm the Vos Group and tourism operator, Federal Group, are teaming up again to build a premium hotel development on Hobart’s waterfront, set to open in 2015. The Macquarie Wharf No. 1 redevelopment project will involve building a luxury hotel together with 3000 sqm of retail space incorporating restaurants, cafes, provedores and galleries. The Vos Group recently announced an agreement with Federal Group to operate the new 113 suite luxury hotel and will soon be seeking expressions of interest for the lease of the ground floor […]

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