Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts

Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund

Tranquility in Shanghai may sound like an oxymoron, but the new Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund delivers just that from its secluded perch at a northerly bend of the Huangpu River. All 118 rooms and 12 suites in the 13-story hotel, which opened in October, offer dramatic river and city views through floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall […]

Improving Paradise

“Don’t be alarmed if I make any sudden movements during the flight,” says my helicopter pilot as I take the seat next to him on a piercingly bright morning at Frégate Island Private. I nod hesitantly in response to this introduction, just before the tiny aircraft lurches upward, prompting a flurry in my stomach. “There […]