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 SkillsFuture Singapore 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 a Singapore company that has grown to be one of the leading international serviced residence owner-operators. It has over 30,000 operating serviced residence units in key cities of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, as well as over 22,000 units which are under development, making a total of more than 52,000 units in over 300 properties.
The company operates three award-winning brands – Ascott, Citadines and Somerset, along with The Crest Collection and lyf. Its portfolio spans more than 100 cities across 28 countries. 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 Middle East.
Ascott's parent company, CapitaLand is one of Asia’s largest real estate companies. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, it is an owner and manager of a global portfolio worth more than S$78 billion as at 31 December 2016, comprising integrated developments, shopping malls, serviced residences, offices, homes, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and funds. Present across more than 130 cities in over 20 countries, the Group focuses on Singapore and China as core markets, while it continues to expand in markets such as Vietnam and Indonesia.