The Banyan Tree group won in a total of seven categories at the awards ceremony, adding to the growing list of accolades accumulated by the Banyan Tree brand.
Travel & Leisure, the luxury lifestyle magazine who hosts the awards, named Banyan Tree Phuket as a winner in the ‘Best Spa Resorts’ category, while also recognising Laguna Golf Phuket as one of 2016’s Top 10 Golf Courses.
In China, three other hotels and spas under the Banyan Tree Group were awarded Best Resort Hotels, Best Newly-opened Spa and Best Spa Resorts, further enhancing the group’s reputation for excellence across Asia.
The brand’s dedication to superior quality was highlighted in the overall categories as well, with Travel & Leisure magazine also naming Banyan Tree Spa as the ‘Best Spa Brand’, while Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts won in the ‘Best Hotel Groups’ category.
Travel & Leisure is the only magazine of its type with a bilingual version published in China. It caters to readers with an interest in travel and luxury products.
Travel & Leisure Golf plays a leading role in covering the golf industry, and the two magazines have a combined circulation of 850,000.
This year’s awards ceremony was held on March 2 in Shanghai, with Mr Des Pugson, Managing Director of Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts on stage to receive a total of seven awards on behalf of the group.
The Travel & Leisure Annual Travel awards reflect astounding recommendations from tourism industry executives, business travellers, journalists and editors.
The wins for Banyan Tree Phuket and Laguna Golf Phuket come just months after they were hailed as ‘Thailand’s Best Golf Hotel in 2016’ and ‘Asia’s Best Golf Course’ by the World Golf Awards.
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