Banyan Tree to launch five brands
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Banyan Tree Group to launch five brands

Worldwide: Banyan Tree Group is set to double its footprint of 54 properties by 2025 with the introduction of five brands launching in the next 18 months. Throughout 2022, Banyan Tree will introduce brands Garrya, Homm, Folio, and two brand extensions named Veya and Escape. Each launch is in response

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Banyan Tree Group launches sustainability grant scheme

Worldwide: Banyan Tree Global Foundation, the CSR arm of the hospitality group, has launched the Greater Good Grants which will provide financial backing up to US$10,000 across six areas that align to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The six areas covered by the grant includes: • Biodiversity and conservation: improve

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Banyan Tree Group launches extended-stay pass

Worldwide: Banyan Tree Group has announced the launch of Habitat, a 12 month pass that enables guests to enjoy long-term stays at properties in more than 30 destinations around the globe. With a Habitat pass, guests can book stays in a block unit of seven nights, with the choice to

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Accor takes stake in Banyan Tree Hotels

France: AccorHotels will invest €16 million and take a five per cent share in Singapore-based Banyan Tree. France: AccorHotels will invest €16 million and take a five per cent share in Singapore-based Banyan Tree. Banyan Tree Holdings said it has entered into a long-term partnership with AccorHotels, as “both parties

2022 hospitality and travel trends
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2022 hospitality and travel trends

Editor of BHN Eloise Hanson outlines her six key hospitality and travel trends set to shape the hotel sector in 2022. Motels make a comeback  Motels have long been stereotyped as stale and beige accommodations. Though with the hospitality landscape now altered, there’s opportunity to breathe new life into outmoded

Governments urged to grant Phuket "green" status
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Governments urged to grant Phuket “green” status

Thailand: Tourism leaders have urged European governments to recognise and grant Phuket “green” destination status. The Phuket Sandbox initiative launched on 1 July 2021 and enables fully-vaccinated international travellers to fly directly to the island and stay quarantine-free. Hotels need to ensure that 70 per cent of the staff have

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2021 hospitality and travel trends

BHN news editor Eloise Hanson outlines six travel trends expected to shape boutique, lifestyle and luxury hotels next year. 1. Anywhere workers find their anyplace office Covid-19 has upended millions of jobs and many have been forced to make the abrupt change to working from home. It’s been almost nine

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Subscribe to survive: Hotels and private members clubs

BHN news editor Eloise Hanson looks at the rise of subscription services within hospitality and how private members clubs are likely to evolve. Membership or subscription-based models are seemingly everywhere. Food, drink, beauty, film… even house plants. It’s pervading the retail market from every angle, and it’s on the cusp