Busy Year Ahead for Banyan Tree as Group Prepares to Open 8 Hotels

(11 Feb 2021)
Banyan Tree has an exciting year planned, with eight
hotels scheduled to open by year-end.

The company signed 20 hotel management agreements
in 2020, adding to its already impressive pipeline of 35
properties slated to open within the next 3 years.

This year, Banyan Tree will
be entering new forays in 3 regions across 8 destinations
globally. In addition to openings in Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia and
China), the group will fly its first flags in the Middle East
(Qatar), Europe (Greece) and Africa (Mozambique).

March 2021: Asia (China) – Dhawa Quzhou

Come March 2021,
Banyan Tree Group will be the first international hotel brand to
develop an integrated resort comprising Banyan Tree, Angsana and Dhawa in Quzhou of Zhejiang Province – the scholarly hometown of
Chinese philosopher Confucius in Southern China.

operations, Dhawa Quzhou will feature views of Qu River and the famous Deer Park
Peninsula. The 191-key hotel fuses casual and contemporary
full-service hotel concept, comfort and imaginative design.

April 2021:
Europe (Greece) – Angsana Corfu

Following next, in April
2021, Banyan Tree Group will plant its first flagship property in
Europe – Angsana Corfu in Greece.

Located south of Corfu Town and
close to the picturesque Benitses village, the resort is perched
on a hill overlooking the Ionian Sea.

Steeped in culture, it is
near the UNESCO World Heritage site of Corfu Old Town, Old and New
Fortresses and Achilleion Palace.

The 196-key resort includes
contemporary pool villas with sea or countryside views, a spa, a
yoga deck and water sports.

May 2021: Asia
(Indonesia) – Angsana Saranam, Bali

Angsana Saranam, Bali
and the group’s upcoming new brand extension Banyan Tree Escape
are set to open in Indonesia.

Angsana Saranam, Bali is a 82-key wellbeing
resort that will feature an Angsana
Spa and wellbeing facilities with a multifunctional Activity
Centre, Movement Space and Vitality Pool for hydrotherapy and aqua
activities. An organic farm will also feature harvest-to-dish

July 2021: Asia (Indonesia) – Banyan
Tree Escape

The group’s
first Banyan Tree Escape will debut in the heart of Ubud, Bali,
featuring its signature “no walls, no doors” experience concept.
Distinct indoor-outdoor living offers a sanctuary for urban detox,
self-introspection and emotional awareness in privacy.

Q3 2021: Asia (China) – Banyan Tree
Nanjing Garden Expo

Banyan Tree Nanjing Garden
Expo, the first Banyan Tree resort in Tangshan of Jiangsu
province, China, will open in Q3 2021.

Known for its hot springs
and as a part of Nanjing – the 2,500-year capital of six dynasties,
the resort is built in a mine valley, hidden by a cascading
cliff-top waterfall.

Positioned to be a leading hot spring and
wellbeing sanctuary, it will feature 115 rooms with scenic valley
and cliff views each with a hot spring pool, a
Banyan Tree Spa, an indoor swimming pool with panoramic views and
three dining venues that support local ingredients. In addition,
the resort will comprise modern meeting and wedding facilities for social

Q4 2021: Middle East (Qatar) – Banyan
Tree Doha At La Cigale Mushaireb

The group’s first urban luxury resort in Qatar and the Middle East –
Banyan Tree Doha At La Cigale Mushaireb is also the first
property developed under the Banyan Tree-Accor strategic

Located in the heart of Mushaireb, the resort sits
within the Doha Oasis project, a premier city destination
comprising a luxury department store, an indoor experiential theme
park and a cineplex.

The 341-key property is in close proximity to
the capital’s commercial district and cultural attractions, such
as the Museum of Islamic Art and Souq Waqif “standing market”.

will feature the signature Banyan Tree Spa with a Rainforest
hydrotherapy facility, Saffron fine-dining Thai restaurant and
Vertigo, a 28-storey rooftop bar overlooking Doha’s panoramic city

October 2021: Asia (Cambodia) – Angsana Siem Reap
(pictured above)

Opening in October 2021 and inspired by the rich
culture of the ancient Khmer Empire, Angsana Siem Reap, Cambodia
will feature tropical gardens, reflective ponds and contemporary
design blending classic Khmer style.

The resort offers 158 keys
including 19 villas with private pools, innovative restaurant
concepts, and modern event spaces.

A 10-minute drive from Siem
Reap International Airport, it is situated near to Cambodia
Cultural Villa and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre including
Angkor Wat, an important archaeological site in Southeast Asia.

December 2021: Africa (Mozambique) – Banyan Tree Ilha Caldeira

group’s very first flag in the Africa continent, Banyan Tree Ilha
Caldeira in Mozambique (situated on the private Island of Ilha
Caldeira), is set to open in December 2021.

Amidst pristine beach
and reefs, the luxury resort will feature 40 private pool villas
with views of the Indian Ocean, signature Thai restaurant Saffron
and Banyan Tree Spa.

Located 10km off the mainland, the island is
part of Primeiras and Segundas Archipelago, Africa’s largest
marine reserve – home to Mozambique’s intact living corals.

Mr Ho Kwon Ping, Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree
Holdings, said, “Our robust momentum in business development and
pipeline of new openings this year will continue to accelerate
Banyan Tree Group’s international presence as we chart and connect
guests to new awe-inspiring destinations. As a global independent
hospitality company, we remain positive and resilient. As an
evolving multi-branded ecosystem with Wellbeing and Sustainability
at our core, we set our eyes on the global front to strategically
grow our brands to global reach and range, amidst the extended
travel recovery.”

See also:

How’s Business in Cambodia? Exclusive HD Video Interview with MD
of Dara Hotels, Richard Dusome

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