Banyan Tree continues Asian concentration

by | 24 Nov 2022 | Pipeline

Pictured: Banyan Tree Higashiyama Kyoto.

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, the luxury wellness brand developed by Singapore-headquartered Banyan Tree Group, will further expand its Asian presence.

The vast majority of the five star strand’s upcoming sites will be in Asia, including making debuts in regional countries.

National firsts

Currently the all-villa concept, often with pools, numbers around 40 hotels and over 5,080 rooms in 12 countries. Pipeline figures will nearly double capacity, with 42 hotels comprising 4,554 keys planned.

Upcoming national debuts for the brand include Japan and the Philippines, following a recent first site in Saudi Arabia.

Asian appearances

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts’ brand ethos is to create a locally-infused sanctuary offering a place to rejuvenate the body, mind and soul in iconic cities or far flung destinations around the globe.

The TOPHOTELPROJECTS database contains details of 39 pipeline properties, with 29 of these due to appear in Asia, way ahead of the next continent in the list, North America, on four sites.

The pipeline will be fairly steady over the next couple of years, with at least nine deliveries scheduled for 2023 and a further seven for 2024. Two more resorts are slated to appear by the end of this year, while 2024 adds another four. The remaining 16 have either not yet been designated a completion date, or will in open 2026 and beyond.

Chinese majority

Individual country count sees China far in the lead, with 22 of these entries, as against joint runners-up Japan, the Philippines and Mexico, each with two.

Analysing our data by city sees only two Chinese conurbations with more than one hotel, Chengdu and Chongqing, planning a pair apiece.

Debut sites

Sites representing country debuts will include Banyan Tree Higashiyama Kyoto in Japan, slated to open in spring 2024. Located in the Gion and Higashiyama district, the new 52-key luxury, hilltop urban resort will boast spectacular views of Kyoto city. It will also be the first and only hotel in Kyoto city to have a Noh open stage.

Plus Banyan Tree Residences Manila Bay is scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2025. The Philippines’ growing reputation as an investment and business hub has been a major draw for the Singapore-based hospitality group, which plans to develop further projects in the country. The Manila site will comprise 200 keys, a 24-hour concierge, lifestyle dining options, a rooftop garden, infinity pools, water features, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, and the Philippines’ first-ever Banyan Tree Spa and Gallery.

Many TOPHOTELNEWS articles draw on exclusive information from the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database. This subscription-based product includes details of thousands of hotel projects around the world, along with the key decision-makers behind them. Please note, our data may differ from records held by other organisations. Generally, the database focuses on four- and five-star schemes of significant scale; tracks projects in either the vision, pre-planning, planning, under-construction, pre-opening or newly opened phase; and covers newbuilds, extensions, refurbishments and conversions.

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