Celebrating women, Celebrating balance

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts support #BalanceForBetter, the theme for International Women’s Day 2019. We believe in a gender-balanced society, acknowledging that everyone plays an equally important role in building our world.

We are proud to share the stories of our women who have excelled in multiple aspects of their career and personal lives, never letting any form of imbalance hinder their journey. Be inspired this International Women's Day.



Ms. Savittree Meesuksree - Training Manager, Banyan Tree Spa Academy

Ms. Savittree Meesuksree is the Training Manager for Banyan Tree Spa Academy in Phuket Thailand. She started as a Spa Therapist and over 12 years has rose through the ranks to now oversee therapists’ training of all Banyan Tree and Angsana Spa outlets. She is now responsible for Quality Control, R&D for spa trends, People Development and Programme Development for all Banyan Tree and Angsana Spa outlets.

Her exemplary story serves as inspiration to young women seeking to join the service and Spa industry.

Ms. Applelynn Teo - Assistant Vice President – Design & Production, Banyan Tree Gallery

Ms. Applelynn Teo started off as a Designer with Banyan Tree Gallery in 2001 and through her passion and dedication for her craft, she has now achieved the position of Assistant Vice President of Design & Merchandising. Besides overseeing 75 outlets worldwide, she is also a proud mother of 3 boys, juggling tirelessly between both work and family. Through both her and her team's efforts, Gallery has obtained numerous awards such as the recently achieved Golden Pin Design Award 2018 and Communication Design – Packaging (Design Mark) 2018.

As a wife, mother and foremost, a woman, she is a true inspiration for ladies climbing the corporate ladder.


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