Banyan Tree Samui, a stunning private pool villa resort overlooking Thailand’s Lamai Bay, has introduced two new exclusive detox and dietary programmes in partnership with leading wellness provider, Amrita. The retreat only uses natural and local elements and marks the first time that Banyan Tree Samui will host a wellness sanctuary at the resort.
Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts is set to open its first Cassia residences in Phuket, Thailand, in October. Cassia is a new brand that will feature luxury serviced apartments.
Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts has launched a new global meetings and events concept, Meaningful Connections, combining business with the rejuvenation of mind, body and soul. With the continued growth of the meetings and events market around the world, Meaningful Connections has been developed to cater to the needs of event planners and organisations as they seek new destinations and different experiences.
This summer, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts will launch a new property in beautiful Yangshuo in Guangxi, southern China. The new resort, Banyan Tree Yangshuo, is situated in the ‘diamond waterway’, located in Fuli Town along the lower reach of the Li River.
Representatives from Banyan Tree resorts around the world have called in at the exclusive Corinthia Hotel in London as part of a global tour to promote the brand. Handpicked agents from across the UK were on hand to greet the hoteliers, as they discussed the latest offerings from Banyan Tree properties.
Tareq Bagaeen, director of sales & marketing, Banyan Tree Bangkok, at the World Travel Awards Asia, Australasia and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2012
Luxury hospitality operator Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts is debuting its urban resort concept in mainland China with the launch of Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund. The 130-room city hotel boasts generous interiors and oversized windows with views that open out onto the broad Bund thoroughfare and Huangpu River beyond.
Located just twenty minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport, award-winning Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru reopened on 1 September 2012 after a full renovation which now features private dipping pools adjacent to jet pools in each of the resort’s 48 villas.
The founder of Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts, Ho Kwon Ping, speaking at the Opening Forum of ILTM Asia 2012, says that the future of high end travel will be driven by the emergence of ‘rainbow tourism’ made up of people of multicultural origins from mature markets and from the emerging BRIC nations.
Banyan Tree Holdings has announced the appointment of Abid Butt as chief executive of Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts. BTHR is the wholly-owned hotel management and development subsidiary of Singapore-listed Banyan Tree Holdings. Banyan Tree is considered Asia’s Leading Resort Brand by the World Travel Awards.
Lumayan Indah Sdn Bhd and Banyan Tree have signed an agreement to open a hotel-plus-residence property. Banyan Tree is considered Asia’s Leading Resort Brand by the prestigious World Travel Awards.