Singapore brands go global: Banyan Tree puts down roots in Cuba

Banyan Tree opened the Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria in 2017.
Banyan Tree opened the Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria in 2017.PHOTO: BANYAN TREE HOTELS AND RESORTS
Banyan Tree opened the adults-only Angsana Cayo Santa Maria in 2018.
Banyan Tree opened the adults-only Angsana Cayo Santa Maria in 2018.PHOTO: BANYAN TREE HOTELS AND RESORTS

SINGAPORE - Over the past decade, more tourists have been visiting Cuba for its colonial cities, idyllic beaches and rugged mountains.

Banyan Tree's two resorts in Cuba are ready to receive them. The hotel developer and operator, with properties in Asia, Africa, the United States and the Middle East, was the first Asian hotel brand to enter the country when it opened the Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria in 2017. It opened the adults-only Angsana Cayo Santa Maria the following year.

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