Elite Traveler Meets Banyan Tree Hotel and Resorts CEO Abid Butt

Symbolizing the relief and comfort provided by nature, Banyan Tree Hotel and Resorts continues to live up to its namesake through a storied history of spa innovations. This year is the 20th anniversary of Banyan Tree, as well as its landmark in-suite private pools and garden spa pavilion concepts, respectively. During International Luxury Travel Mart, Banyan Tree CEO Abid Butt tells Elite Traveler how the brand is expanding its famed spa retreats into key “gateway cities” across the globe, which includes its recent Macau and Seoul openings.