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 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 80 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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