Banyan Tree Holdings Announces Partnership with AccorHotels

An agreement between Banyan Tree Holdings (which manages 43 luxury hotels and resorts) and AccorHotels has been announced today as both parties intend to collaborate to develop and manage Banyan Tree branded hotels around the world. Banyan Tree will also have access to AccorHotels’ global reservations and sales network, as well as its loyalty programme Le Club AccorHotels.

Photo Credit: Banyan Tree Lijiang

Photo Credit: Banyan Tree Lijiang

AccorHotels will invest an initial SGD 24 million (c. €16 million) in Singapore-based Banyan Tree and both parties will then co-develop the brands owned by Banyan Tree around the world. This investment will be made through a mandatory convertible debenture that at conversion will give AccorHotels an approximately 5% stake in Banyan Tree. AccorHotels has an option to purchase an additional approximately 5% stake.