Banyan Tree Enter Europe Market With Angsana Corfu

Main Photo: The Angsana Corfu

Date: April 2019

Location: 12 km from Corfu Town, Greece

Name: Angsana Corfu – opening Q2 2019

No. of Keys: 199 Cocoons!

Owner: Angsana Corfu was transformed from the former San Stefano hotel in Benitses, Corfu island, into a luxurious 5-star unit by the KLC III Hellas company of the Kertsikof group, under whose control it was transferred 10 years ago by the Manesis family.

Angsana Corfu is located 12km south from Corfu town, near the village of Benitses. The resort is nestled on a hill, with access to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Corfu’s Old Town, the Old and New Fortresses and the Palace of Achilleion.

Angsana Corfu offers a wide variety of facilities, including outdoor and indoor swimming pools, water sports, state-of-the-art gym, and yoga deck. Children will have a great time in the Kids Club and kids’ pool. You can relax and rejuvenate at the award-winning Angsana Spa, offering 16 treatment rooms including outdoor spa pavilions.

Angsana Corfu marks the entrance of the internationally acclaimed hotel chain Banyan Tree Group into the Greek market…indeed Europe.

Guests can enjoy Pan Asian and international cuisines in the restaurants, experience dining under the stars at its rooftop lounge bar, or have a beachfront meal at its beach club. The fine dining restaurant will be run by Michelin-starred chef Botrini.

The Banyan Tree group is a leading international player in developing luxury resorts, hotels and wellness centres. To date, the Banyan Tree group manages and/or has holdings in more than 38 hotels and resorts, over 70 spas, 80 retail galleries and 3 golf courses.

January 2019 saw the opening of Angsana Zhuhai Phoenix Bay located in China.

Opened in March is Angsana Xishuangbanna, also in China – Yunnan, with a new wellness centre covering 8,400 m2 with 21 outdoor pools, 5 spa pavilions and the Spring Forest guaranteeing a soothing holistic spa experience.

Coming in June to the heart of the Golden Triangle in Malaysia’s capital is Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur. The hotel has 55 rooms and suites and offers a 360° panoramic vista in the Vertigo Bar, culinary specialities in the Horizon Grill and signature massages in the Banyan Tree Spa.

Also in Kuala Lumpur, August will see the Pavilion Hotel by Banyan Tree open near the business and shopping district, with 325 rooms and suites.

and in 2021 their second hotel in Europe – the Angsana Grossgmain, Salzburg, Austria – the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Price: The cost of the investment exceeded €50 million.

Price per Key: €251,256

THPT Comment: Banyan Tree really motoring this year even without Accor’s 10% stake, although with a marketing agreement.

First Seen: Tornos News

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