Banyan Tree Group Recognised Among the Top 25 Hotel Brands in the World

Banyan Tree Group and its resorts are honoured to be conferred top recognitions by the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards and Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, both representing the most acclaimed benchmark of excellence in the travel industry. Notably, Banyan Tree Group with operations in 23 countries, is voted in the 19th place among the Top 25 Hotel Brands in the World by readers of Travel + Leisure.

Amidst Covid-19, winning these prestigious industry awards is testament to our team’s perseverance and our guests’ recognition and trust. For this, we are truly grateful. More travellers are gravitating towards hotels that support guests’ wellbeing and follow responsible business practices. These recognitions encourage us to continue building sustainable sanctuaries while combining holistic wellbeing experiences. With our core DNAs in wellbeing and sustainability, we are committed to inspiring better living for our guests and associates in all the communities where we operate through our ecosystem of brands. Ho Renyung, Senior Vice President, Brand HQ of Banyan Tree Group

At the same time, in a year full of change and uncertainty, there remains a common wish in travellers to travel again. Among the prestigious wins in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués is ranked among the Top 100 Hotels in the World (#70), and also clinched Top 25 Resort Hotels in Mexico (#4) along with Banyan Tree Mayakoba (#23), while Banyan Tree Samui is in the Top 10 Southeast Asia Resort Hotels (#10).  


Additionally, among the world’s top resorts and hotels in Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, Banyan Tree Mayakoba is ranked among the Top 20 Resorts in Eastern Mexico (#10), Hacienda Xcanatun by Angsana is in the Top 20 Hotels in Mexico (#8), while Angsana Riads Collection Marrakech is named among the Top 15 Hotels in Northern Africa (#12). In Asia, the urban sanctuaries Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund and Banyan Tree Bangkok are listed in the Top 20 Hotels in China (#11) and Top 10 Hotels in Bangkok (#7) respectively.  


More than 800,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to provide a full snapshot about the places they cannot wait to return to next, while Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards survey was open for voting from January through May 2021, allowing readers to reflect on their travel experiences over a three-year period.

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About Banyan Tree Group

Banyan Tree Group (“Banyan Tree Holdings Limited” or the “Group”) is one of the world’s leading independent, multi-brand hospitality groups centred on stewardship and wellbeing while offering exceptional, design-led experiences for the global travellers of today and tomorrow. The Group’s diversified portfolio of hotels, resorts, spas, galleries, golf and residences is centred around an ecosystem of 10 global brands, including the award-winning Banyan Tree, Angsana, Cassia, Dhawa and Laguna, as well as the highly anticipated new brands of Homm, Garrya, Folio and two new Banyan Tree brand extensions, Banyan Tree Escape and Banyan Tree Veya.

Founded in 1994 on the core concept of sustainability, Banyan Tree Group seeks to create long-term value for all stakeholders and destinations across its network of properties, products and brands, through a purpose-driven mission. With over 10,000 associates across 23 countries, Banyan Tree Management Academy (BTMA) was established in 2008 to support the Group’s goals through advancing people development, management excellence, and learning with integrity and meaning.

Banyan Tree Group has received over 3,000 industry awards and accolades since inception over 25 years ago, most recently being named among the Top 25 Hotel Brands in the World by Travel + Leisure. It has also received recognition for its commitment to environmental protection and community development through its Banyan Tree Global Foundation (BTGF), which aligns the Group’s efforts to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Executing on its regionalised growth strategy, the Group’s global footprint continues to grow with over 50 new hotels and resorts under design and construction in the pipeline, in addition to over 70 operating hotels in 17 countries. As a global industry hospitality leader, Banyan Tree Group firmly embeds its mission to be a business that benefits all stakeholders, for the greater good.

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