Swiss-Belhotel International has formalised a global agreement with Australia-based online learning platform, Typsy, which will take effect from October 2020.
The innovative platform will train all Swiss-Belhotel International staff members, on managerial and operational levels, to refine their skills and boost brand culture.
Chairman and president, Swiss-Belhotel International, Gavin M. Faull commented on the development: “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,” Faull added.
Typsy, which has offices in Australia, North America and Europe, is an online learning platform built to make learning fast, fun and on-the-go from the world’s best hospitality instructors. It helps employees of companies to continuously learn new skills and connect with like-minded community members.
Senior vice president – operations and development, EMEA and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, Laurent A Voivenel, who is also the senior vice president – group human resources and talent development, declared: “Passion and Professionalism are at the centre 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,” Voivenel concluded.