Banyan Tree Group Recognised in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Award

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Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, with seven distinguished properties from both the Banyan Tree and Angsana portfolios receiving honours in the highly competitive Hotels and Resorts category. Notably, Banyan Tree Veya Phuket and Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund emerged as paragons of excellence, as each clinched the coveted top spot in their respective countries, underscoring their unparalleled quality and distinctive offerings. 


Banyan Tree Veya Phuket - #16 resort in the world, #1 resort in Thailand

Banyan Tree Krabi - #4 resort in Thailand  

Banyan Tree Samui - #5 resort in Thailand 

Banyan Tree Mayakoba - #5 resort in Eastern Mexico 


Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund - #1 hotel in Shanghai 

Angsana Heritage Collection, Riads Marrakech -#3 hotel in Northern African 

Banyan Tree Bangkok - #9 hotel in Bangkok 

More than 520,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to offer a comprehensive look at the places they eagerly anticipate revisiting. The Readers' Choice Awards, with their unparalleled legacy as the travel industry's longest-running and most prestigious accolades, remain the ultimate symbol and acknowledgment of excellence within the travel sector. The full list of winners can be found here


Banyan Tree Group remains unwavering in its commitment to growth and innovation. With an eye on coveted destinations like Mexico, Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, and China, the Group continues to set its sights on crafting exceptional experiences. Furthermore, the Group eagerly anticipates its forthcoming ventures into markets such as the Philippines and Singapore, promising even more unforgettable moments for discerning travellers. For further details about Banyan Tree and its award-winning collection of properties, please visit


The 2023 Readers' Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler's website at and celebrated in the November issue. 

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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