To support Swiss-Belhotel International’s fast-paced growth and reinforce its competitive advantage, the group has signed a global agreement with an Australia-based online learning platform, Typsy, which will take effect from October 2020. This platform will be accessible for training to all Swiss-Belhotel International staff members, most importantly at the managerial and operational levels to enhance their skills as well as boost the brand culture.
Making the announcement, Mr. Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International, stated, “Learning methods have evolved and today digital access to knowledge is crucial. We are constantly seeking innovative ways to build our business capabilities and therefore believe it is essential to invest in our people and their development. We are glad to partner with Typsy that offers a unique learning platform to support hospitality professionals with specialised virtual courses and workshops essential for their career development.
With offices in Australia, North America and Europe, Typsy is an online learning platform built to make learning fast, fun and on-the-go from the world’s best hospitality instructors. It is a way to continuously learn new skills and connect with like-minded community members anytime, anywhere.
Laurent A Voivenel, Senior Vice President – Operations & Development, EMEA & India; Senior Vice President – Group Human Resources & Talent Development, Swiss-Belhotel International, commented, “Passion and Professionalism™ are at the center of everything we do and part of the DNA of Swiss-Belhotel International. A strong and integrated brand culture is a single, unifing force behind our highly dedicated 10,000 associates worldwide. We are delighted to collaborate with industry-leading training and development programmes such as Typsy that offer world-class solutions and fantastic saving to owners with higher revenue and lower staff turnover. A focused and aligned workforce delivers superior performance with greater guest satisfaction while boosting operational efficiency, engagement and quality. For long-term success, it is important to develop team members and prepare them for fresh challenges with the skills and behaviours needed in the future.”
Swiss-Belhotel International offers 14 distinctive brands across 23 countries with more than 145* hotels, resorts and projects.