Banyan Tree Group Achieves 1H22 Core Operating Profit of S$11.1 million

Highlights 1H2022

  • Revenue more than doubled to S$119 million, due to international travel recovery contribution.
  • Operating Profit achieved S$26 million vs previous loss of S$ 16 million.
  • Hotel RevPAR increased 23% (on a same store basis) vs 1H2022.
  • 16 new hotels, representing a 25% growth in room key count, to open in next 12 months.
  • Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts ranked #11 of top 25 international hotel brands by Travel+Leisure USA.

Key Financial Highlights

1H2022 Results (in S$’ million):

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Banyan Tree Holdings Limited (“the Group”) recorded a Core Operating Profit for the half year ended 30 June 2022 (“1H22”) of S$11.1 million compared to  a loss of S$4.8 million in 1H21. Cash and cash equivalents increased by S$53 million contributed by net operating cashflow, asset sale and improving its cash conversion cycle.     


Portfolio Review

As international borders open and travel resumes, Banyan Tree Group’s performance is improving across all business segments and regions as compared to 2021.

Property sales from the Branded Residences and Extended Stay segment recorded more than double the revenues in 1H22 than in 1H21.

Pipeline and Outlook

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts has been recognised for the third time as one of the top 25 international hotel brands on Travel+Leisure USA – readers voted the brand as #11 in the world; the publication also voted Banyan Tree Bangkok as one of the top 3 Best Hotels in Bangkok. In addition, Travel+Leisure Southeast Asia readers also voted Banyan Tree Phuket as the #1 of Best Hotel Spas in Thailand for Asia’s Best Awards, while Banyan Tree Bangkok placed 6th on the list of Best City Hotels in Thailand. Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape has also been recognised by TIME as one of the World’s Greatest Places within months of opening.

In 1H22, the Group opened 5 hotels – Homm Patong Phuket (Thailand), Dhawa Yura Kyoto (Japan), Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto (Japan), Banyan Tree Veya Phuket (Thailand) and Buahan a Banyan Tree Escape (Indonesia); all five form part of the Group’s expanding multi-brand offering, targeting distinct market segments while leveraging operational and distribution synergy.

The Group signed 6 Hotel Management Agreements, 1 Strategic Partnership Agreement (joint venture in Japan), 1 Franchise Agreement and 1 Residence and Spa Management Agreement. The Group expects to open 14 new hotels and rebrand through conversion of 2 hotels in the next 12 months. Over the next 3 years, 50 new hotels are expected to open in line with the Group’s ambition to double its operating footprint.

Building value-aligned collaborations continues to be at the core of the Group’s ecosystem strategy, with a global partnership with The Professional Golfer’s Association just signed in July 2022, a sustainability-driven storytelling platform named Compass launched in June 2022, and the 3rd annual edition of the Greater Good Grants released this month.

[1] Core Operating Loss = Operating Loss before one-off gains or losses. This is an alternative performance measure and do not have a standardised meaning prescribed by Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (International).  (Operating Loss = EBITDA (Earnings before interests, taxes, depreciation & amortisation). 

About Banyan Group

Banyan Group (“Banyan Tree Holdings Limited” or the “Group” - SGX: B58) is an independent, global hospitality company with purpose. The Group prides itself on its pioneering spirit, design-led experiences and commitment to responsible stewardship. Its extensive portfolio spans over 70 hotels and resorts, over 60 spas and galleries, and 14 branded residences in over 20 countries. Comprising 12 global brands, including the flagship brand Banyan Tree, each distinct yet united under the experiential membership programme withBanyan. The founding ethos of “Embracing the Environment, Empowering People” is embodied through the Banyan Global Foundation and Banyan Academy. Banyan Group is committed to remaining the leading advocate of sustainable travel, with a focus on regenerative tourism and innovative programmes that elevate the guest experience.

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