Press Releases

Press Release – Execution & Completion of Banyan Tree and Vanke Partnership in China
SGX Announcement

Singapore, 10 August 2017 - Banyan Tree Holdings Limited (Banyan Tree) is pleased to announce today that it has executed and completed the definitive agreements with China Vanke Co., Ltd (Vanke) to create Banyan Tree Assets (China) (BTAC), a 50:50 joint venture incorporated in Singapore between Banyan Tree and Vanke, to consolidate the ownership of its Banyan Tree-branded hotels and assets in China. BTAC in turn has invested in and holds a 40% stake in each of Banyan Tree’s operating companies incorporated in Singapore, Banyan Tree Hotel Management (China) (BTMC) and Banyan Tree Services (China) (BTSC) respectively.

Press Release – Banyan Tree and Vanke Form Strategic Partnership
SGX Announcement on Strategic Partnership between Banyan Tree and Vanke

Singapore, 23 January 2017 - Banyan Tree Holdings Limited (Banyan Tree) and China Vanke Co., Ltd (Vanke) have agreed to create Banyan Tree China (BTC), a new joint venture between Banyan Tree and Vanke, to consolidate the ownership of Banyan Tree-branded hotels and assets in China. The amount of initial paid-up capital of BTC is estimated to be no more than RMB2,000 million. BTC will also be the development and management platform for new projects by both parties in hospitality, senior-living and wellness.

Press Release – Banyan Tree and AccorHotels announce strategic partnership
SGX Announcement on Strategic Partnership between Banyan Tree and AccorHotels

Singapore, 8 December 2016 - Banyan Tree Holdings today announces that it has entered into a heads of agreement with AccorHotels. Under a long-term partnership, both parties intend to collaborate to develop and manage Banyan Tree branded hotels around the world. Banyan Tree will also have access to AccorHotels' global reservations and sales network, as well as its loyalty programme Le Club AccorHotels.

Incredible MICE Incentives and Corporate Retreats that Give Back to the Community

Singapore, May 2016 - Angsana Hotels and Resorts’ stunning MICE facilities and dynamic programming ensure the most successful, polished and fun corporate events. Angsana Lang Cô, Angsana Laguna Phuket and Angsana Bintan are located in an array of sought-after destinations, each of which has a specialised events team and a wide range of complimentary leisure and recreational activities including luscious golf courses. The in-house teams produce seamless and stress-free events while helping add value and excitement to every planner’s programme.

Discover how fun Family Playtime can be in the Maldives

Maldives, May 2016 - With a huge array of activities; accommodation in spacious beachfront or InOcean pool villas; award-wining spa facilities, a wide choice of restaurants and a calm lagoon featuring vibrant marine life, Angsana Velavaru is the place to be for a special Robinson-Crusoe style family holiday. The stunning surroundings of the Maldives, combined with an exciting variety of experiences are perfect for kids, (and kids at heart).

Combine the buzz of Adrenaline with a sense of Zen in Mauritius

Mauritius, April 2016 - Just in time for summer, the boutique resort of Angsana Balaclava Mauritius has launched their ‘Adrenaline & Zen’ experience, offering guests a wave of high adventure activities, followed by Zen-inspired pampering. To offset urban stress, city dwellers are increasingly seeking anxiety-busting experiences, combining high-energy with complete relaxation. High-adrenaline activities are trending, as “extreme” has become the cultural zeitgeist. With a vast array of on-site and off-site adventures, the team at Angsana Balaclava Mauritius is on hand to tailor Adrenaline activities with chill-out experiences for guests.

The Perfect Proposal Destination in the Indian Ocean

Maldives, April 2016 - With its stunning white beach, calm blue lagoon and natural beauty, Angsana Ihuru plays host to one of the most romantic locations in the Maldives. Here, nature lovers looking for a unique proposal destination are invited to ‘pop the question’ underwater, providing the most colourful of backdrops for the most romantic of gestures. To celebrate becoming a Mr & Mrs.; the resort will offer a complimentary private dining experience for guests who initiate (or surprise) a loved one with an underwater engagement, providing the perfect way to celebrate back on dry land.

Create Unforgettable Memories with Angsana and Live for Family Fun

Singapore - March 2016Angsana Hotels & Resorts offers families unique getaways with beautiful landscapes, delicious cuisine and historical sites, through extraordinary experiences especially tailored for them. With packages that include complimentary dinners and baby-sitting services to unique activities like yoga for kids, both parents and youngsters will be able to bond over fun times together.

Celebrate Songkran Festival in style with Angsana Laguna Phuket

Singapore - March 2016Angsana Laguna Phuket will celebrate the Thai New Year in style with the traditional Songkran Festival. It will be a day of endless fun with an exhilarating water fight at Xana Beach Club to top it off.

The Songkran or Thai New Year is one of Thailand’s most anticipated and celebrated annual festivals. The New Year’s celebrations will take place from the 13th to 15th of April across Thailand.

The 2016 annual 24-hour ‘10 to 10 Rannamaari wreck’ diving event returns to Angsana Ihuru in the Maldives

Maldives, February 2016 – Diving, snorkeling and swimming with Nemo on a shipwreck in the Indian Ocean is what diving dreams are made of. Angsana Ihuru’s annual 24-hour diving event in and around Raanamaari, the resort’s very own shipwreck, will take place once again on 25th April 2016.

Spring is in the air at Angsana Resorts
Bask in exotic sunshine this Easter in the Indian Ocean or South-East Asia

Singapore, February 2016 – Dedicated to those looking forward to longer days and warmer nights, Angsana, a captivating collection of resorts in exotic, sunshine-filled destinations, have the perfect antidote to winter - a long Easter or Spring break surrounded by crystal-clear waters in the Maldives’; or the tranquillity of Mauritius. For those looking for some adventure, discover Thailand, the ‘land of smiles’, or the ancient heritage of Central Vietnam.

Banyan Tree Group Bags 8 Awards At The Prestigious 2015 Travel & Leisure China Tourism Awards

Singapore, February 2016Banyan Tree Group welcomes the new year by clinching a grand total of 8 awards at the recent 2015 Travel & Leisure China Awards ceremony held in Shanghai at The House of Roosevelt on 26 January 2016.

Established in 2001, Travel & Leisure is dedicated to explore and advocate life and travel. Travel & Leisure organises the annual Tourism Awards, to recognise the best hotels, spas, airlines, destinations, golf and other categories in travel industry.

A Complimentary Full Day Meeting At Angsana Bintan

Bintan, Indonesia – January 2016 – An alluring tropical island getaway where panoramic views of the South China Sea meet white sand beaches, Angsana Bintan offers a new dimension for meetings and events away from the bustling city. Book your team a stimulating and inspiring business retreat like no other.

Angsana Laguna Phuket invites couples to Mix it Up this Valentine’s Day

Phuket, Thailand - January 2016 – This coming February, couples will have the chance to put a cool spin on their Valentine’s celebration with DJ classes at Phuket’s leading beach club, XANA. The right beat, the correct rhythm, a great song choice and a cool attitude makes a great DJ and sets the tone for an amazing evening. This Valentine’s, XANA Beach Club at Angsana Laguna Phuket has created a unique idea for a special date; a two-hour introductory DJ course to set couples up with skills to become the life of their next party.

Make a wish in the Maldives this Valentine’s Day

Maldives, December 2015 – To celebrate Valentine’s Day in 2016, couples staying at Angsana Velavaru during the month of February can have their wish come true. Each couple is invited to choose from a list of five complimentary ‘wishes’ ranging from a couples’ cooking or cocktail making class; to a bottle of sparkling wine; a gift of local Maldivian sarongs or complimentary happy hour drinks - what better way to celebrate a wish come true in one of the world’s most romantic destinations.

Top Five Things To Do In Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang, November 2015 – On this 20th Anniversary of Luang Prabang as a UNESCO Heritage Site, we have put together five of the most amazing ‘off the beaten path’ experiences. Take a step back in time and discover Lao’s many cultural and historical gems, from its golden roofed temples and age old monasteries, stunning natural sights to its charming blend of French and Laotian influences.

Become a Marine Conservationist for a Day in the Maldives

Maldives, November 2015 – Encircled by a beautiful coral reef and crystal clear water, Angsana Ihuru is famous for its dive sites teeming with vibrant sea life. With global climate change, the Maldives face rising sea levels in addition to issues such as overfishing. Angsana Ihuru is proud to be at the forefront of protecting the Indian Ocean’s sensitive eco-system; and, under the guidance of renowned Marine Biologist, Dr. Steven Newman, guests can now play their part to save the planet, enriching their stay with a hands-on experience of marine conservation.

Angsana rolls out ‘Credit Goes To You’ global promotional campaign

Singapore, August 2015 – From now till 30 March 2016, enjoy complimentary dining, spa and shopping with Angsana’s Credit Goes To You global promotion where you will receive up to USD200 nett worth of hotel credits per day. Redeem your credits at any of the Angsana hotels’ restaurants, spa and gallery retail outlets during your stay. This is on top of daily breakfast provided for two persons per room per day.

Chill Out Beach Party By Angsana Bintan

Singapore, August 2015 – We’ve never really needed a compelling reason to head to Bintan for a weekend island retreat. Imagine, jet skiing and playing beach volleyball by day and reveling in sensational seafood barbeques on the beach with a DJ to entertain by night. Need we say more? Pack your bags because Angsana Bintan is throwing her annual beach party from Thursday 24 September to Saturday 26 September 2015!

Recharge with a ‘Night On Us’ at Angsana

Singapore, August 2015 – Who can say no to an extended time of fun and adventure? Create your spontaneous moments now with Angsana’s Night On Us promotion. Bookable from now till December 2015, enjoy complimentary nights when you book on www.angsana.com/en/offers.