Angsana Velavaru launches special offer to celebrate Women’s Day
Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts has launched a special campaign as an homage to the immense contribution of women around the world and in line with the global commemoration of International Women’s Day on March 8.
In lieu of this year’s theme #BalanceforBetter, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts is giving back to the wider community by offering guests 38 per cent off best available room rates who book accommodation at any of the 38 participating Banyan Tree properties.
This special campaign sees 38 Banyan Tree, Angsana, Dhawa, and Cassia properties across the world participating, offering guests bespoke romance, thrilling adventures, fresh experiences, and youthful escapes. In the Maldives, Angsana Velavaru is participating in this campaign.
Velavaru or ‘Turtle Island’ is located in the pristine Dhaalu atoll, and accessible by a 40-minute seaplane flight from the main Velana International Airport. This 113-villa resort offers 79 island villas and 34 InOcean Villas, revealing spectacular views and direct access to the Indian Ocean.
Spoil your taste buds with fresh ocean picks at the overwater Funa restaurant, or sample international delights at Kaani. Drop in at Kuredhi bar for an exotic cocktail or two as the stars sneak into the sky.Wine and dine in the privacy of your villa, or savour romantic moments with dinner on the beach. Take off to a secluded island with a picnic basket, where powder white sand and turquoise waters set the stage for an unforgettable experience amidst the natural splendour of the Maldives.
Indulge in a myriad of Asian-inspired spa treatments at Angsana Spa. Soak in the tranquil surrounds as our therapists deftly vanquish your world-weary strain and tension, leaving you rejuvenated, energised and radiant.
With guided snorkelling safaris, get your hands wet and join in the efforts to preserve the delicate balance between man and nature. Velavaru is a famed location for turtle-nesting and has its own Marine Lab, particularly committed to protecting marine creatures like the hawksbill and green sea turtles, and coral reefs.
Sharing sentiments on gender equality, Applelynn Teo, AVP, Gallery Design & Production commented: “Gender equality to me is putting all these judgments aside and being objective. What are we going to do today as a team and everyone is equal…” Similarly, Savittree Meesuksree, Training Manager, Banyan Tree Spa Academy shared: “…believe in yourself that you can do and nothing is impossible”.
Championed by co-founder and women’s rights advocate Claire Chiang, the global Singaporean hospitality group has long been a supporter of women’s empowerment as demonstrated by the programmes organised for its female employees. One such programme is the well-known Banyan Tree Spa Academy Phuket founded in 2001 with the mission of providing career options and opportunities for women.
Banyan Tree also provides an excellent work environment for women in terms of empowerment, benefits, career development, et al. as evidenced by its consistently high ratings in biannual Associate Satisfaction Surveys, by its female associates.
The booking window for Banyan Tree’s International Women’s Day campaign is March 4-15 for stay dates from March 4 to June 30. For bookings, please visit the official website.