MILESTONES

  • Laguna Resorts and Hotels (LRH), a subsidiary of Banyan Tree Holdings Limited, acquired over 550 acres of land on the site of an abandoned tin mine at Bang Tao Bay, Phuket, Thailand.
  • After extensive rehabilitation of the site and opening of two hotel properties, LRH began marketing Laguna Phuket as a destination within Phuket.
  • In-house architecture arm, Architrave Design and Planning was established in Thailand and Singapore.
  • Laguna Resorts and Hotels listed its shares on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
  • Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts was set up to build and manage luxury boutique hotels and resorts, steeped in Asian traditions and sensitive to the environment.

    Banyan Tree Phuket, the flagship resort of the group, was launched in Laguna Phuket. The resort includes the first Banyan Tree Spa and Banyan Tree Gallery.

  • Banyan Tree Bintan, Indonesia is launched.
  • First phase of Banyan Tree Residences were released for sale.
  • The Angsana brand was launched with the openings of Angsana Bintan and Angsana Great Barrier Reef.
  • Banyan Tree established the Green Imperative Fund to formalise its corporate social responsibility efforts.

    The Banyan Tree Spa Academy was set up to provide training for new therapists as well as research new treatment recipes and techniques.

  • The Westin Banyan Tree is rebranded as Banyan Tree Bangkok.
  • The second phase of Banyan Tree Residences released.

    Marking the group’s long awaited foray into China, Banyan Tree Ringha, in Yunnan was opened.

  • On 14 June, Banyan Tree Holdings Limited made its debut on the Singapore Exchange.

    The launch of the Banyan Tree Residences brand, which allows investors to buy their own signature villa, townhouse or apartment in Banyan Tree resorts.

    Banyan Tree Private Collection was launched to cater to the growing niche for destination club membership.

  • Banyan Tree Capital was formed to fund future developments.
  • Executive Chairman Ho KwonPing received CEO of the Year award at the Singapore Corporate Awards.
  • The Group makes its first foray into the Americas with the opening of Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Mexico.

    Launch of Banyan Tree Global Foundation. The Company invested in the Banyan Tree Indochina Hospitality Fund which will be developing an integrated resort in Hue, Vietnam.

  • The Group opened its second resort in Mexico - Banyan Tree Cabo Marques, as well as Banyan Tree Al Wadi, a one-of-its kind luxury desert resort in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.

    Banyan Tree Residences is recognised from Report South East Asia as one of the Top 20 Resort Properties in South East Asia in 2010.

  • Banyan Tree China Hospitality Fund closes with capital commitments of RMB 1.07 billion (S$ 214m).
  • First phase of Laguna Shores launched.

    Banyan Tree Residences received 2 awards for Best Villa Development Thailand and Best Villa Development Southeast Asia from South East Asia Property Awards. Moreover Banyan Tree Residences received 2 awards for Best Villa Development Thailand and Best Villa Development Phuket from Thailand Property Award 2012.

    Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund, China, Banyan Tree L?ng CÔ and Angsana L?ng CÔ, Vietnam, open.

  • Second phase of Laguna Shores launched.
  • Laguna Shores Bintan launched.

    Laguna Shores is rebranded to Cassia.

    Banyan Tree Grand Residences launched.