Banyan Tree Celebrates 30th Birthday With a Rebranding

Banyan Tree Group is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the change in name to Banyan Group. The company said the brand shift reflects the group’s evolution into a dynamic, multi-brand hospitality powerhouse.

India’s ITC May Sell Its Hotel Unit

The Philippines Department of Tourism surpasses its tourist arrival target for 2022 and sets a higher goal of 4.8 million tourists for 2023. Banyan Tree Group expands its portfolio with new hotel openings in Vietnam and Japan , along with plans for future properties in various countries. ITC considers demerging its hotels business and exploring alternative business structures after a strong recovery in the industry, with plans for separate listing of the hotel section.

Singapore to Welcome The Standard and Aloft Brands

Occupancy rates at hotels in Macau rose by 25.4 percentage points in January year over year, reaching 74%. The Standard Hotel is expected to open in the fourth quarter of 2023 near Orchard Road in Singapore , across from Shangri-La Singapore along Orange Grove Road. Hiap Hoe has entered into a franchise agreement with Luxury Hotels International of Hong Kong to operate two hotels at 16 AH Hood Road and 1 Jalan Rajah and rebrand them as Aloft Singapore Novena .