Since the Group’s genesis of remediating an old disused tin mine into a veritable haven in Bang Tao Bay, Banyan Tree has been committed to sustainable tourism development.
Ensure new developments are capable of delivering resource efficient operational outcomes, Banyan Tree has committed for new developments to be able to pass certification to leading international standards for sustainable development.
One of the ways Banyan Tree seeks to enable long term prosperity for the communities in which it operates by harnessing core competencies to address issues facing the community. In the case of Seedlings Café, a social enterprise eatery concept aims to empower young adults via vocational training, with Banyan Tree’s Food & Beverage expertise creating lasting positive impacts.
When opening its flagship Phuket spa in 1994, Banyan Tree Spa pioneered the tropical garden treatment concept with its Eastern therapies and holistic focus on spiritual, mental, and physical harmony and incorporating the use of herbs, spices, and fruits to channel the goodness of nature.
With the vision of developing its own signature techniques, treatment recipes as well as training philosophy, Banyan Tree Spa Academy was launched in May 2001 with the objectives of equipping therapists with globally and in-demand career skills and opportunities as spa professionals.
Purchases from Banyan Tree Gallery help keep village crafts alive and help conserve ecosystems while creating employment for community craft artisans.
A gift from the heart conveys more than words can express, especially when that gift reflects an appreciation of cultures, heritages, and the environment.