Banyan Tree Group continues global expansion
by Jessica Pook
Banyan Tree Group will be adding properties across eight destinations globally, including its first in the Middle East, Europe and Africa.
The hotel brand, which is focused around wellbeing and sustainability, will be opening the eight hotels over the next three years, adding to its pipeline of 35 properties.
In addition to openings in Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia and China),the brand will fly its first flags in the Middle East (Qatar), Europe (Greece) and Africa (Mozambique).
In April 2021, Banyan Tree Group will plant its first flagship property in Europe - Angsana Corfu in Greece. The 196-key resort will includs contemporary pool villas with sea or countryside views, a spa, a yoga deck and water sports and is located south of Corfu Town.
In Q4 2021, Banyan Tree will launch its first urban luxury resort in Qatar in the Middle East – Banyan Tree Doha At La Cigale Mushaireb. Located in the heart of Mushaireb, the 341-room resort will sit within the Doha Oasis project. It 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 skyline.
Banyan Tree Ilha Caldeira in Mozambique (situated on the private Island of Ilha Caldeira), is set to open in December 2021. The luxury resort will feature 40 private pool villas with views of the Indian Ocean, a signature Thai restaurant, Saffron, and Banyan Tree Spa.
The brand will also open two more properties in Bali, Indonesia, this year, an additional two in China - one in Tangshan of Jiangsu province, China and the other in Quzhou of Zhejiang Province - and a property in Siem Reap, Cambodia.