Ascott Centre for Excellence
Ascott Centre for Excellence (ACE) is the global hospitality training centre of The Ascott Limited and a Continuing Education and Training (CET) centre approved by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) specialising in training for the Hotel and Accommodation Services Sector.
The Twin Objectives of ACE are
- To develop the human capital of the group, ensure consistency in learning outcome, share best practices and to forge a bond amongst our global team members.
- To share hospitality best practices with industry players and interested parties through WSQ programmes.
ACE uniqueness as a CET is that our trainers are also practitioners. Our trainers are involved in the organisation’s operations – setting standards and guidelines, enhancing service delivery, opening of new properties and improving operations efficiency, productivity and revenue. We do not just teach theory but ensure it is practical as we deliver training from an operations point of view.
About the Ascott Limited
The Ascott Limited is the world's largest international serviced residence owner-operator with more than 26,000 operating serviced residence units in key cities of Asia Pacific, Europe and the Gulf region, as well as about 14,000 units which are under development, making a total of 41,000 units in over 250 properties. The company operates three brands – Ascott, Somerset and Citadines. Its portfolio spans 92 cities in 26 countries, 23 of which are new cities in Ascott's portfolio where its serviced residences are being developed. Ascott's properties can be found in cities including London, Paris, Brussels, Berlin and Barcelona in Europe; Singapore, Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong in Asia; Melbourne and Perth in Australia, Bangalore and Chennai in India as well as Dubai, Doha and Manama in the Gulf region.
CapitaLand is one of Asia’s largest real estate companies headquartered and listed in Singapore. The company leverages its significant asset base, design and development capabilities, active capital management strategies, and extensive market network and operational capabilities to develop high-quality real estate products and services. Its diversified global real estate portfolio includes integrated developments, shopping malls, serviced residences, offices and homes. Its two core markets are Singapore and China, while Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam have been identified as new growth markets. The company also has one of the largest real estate fund management businesses with assets located in Asia.