SABA wraps up third butler training programme in Maldives
South African Butler Academy (SABA) has concluded the 3rd Open Butler Programme conducted in Maldives.
The third edition of the academy’s world-famous training programme was held in Kurumba Maldives from April 1-6, and was attended by participants from Kurumba Maldives, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Lux* Maldives, Six Senses Hotels, Resorts and Spas, Sun Island Resort, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, Constance Halaveli, One & Only Reethi Rah, and Milaidhoo Maldives.
The programme focused on body language, interaction and mindful confidence, 10 signature butler services, wine and spirits, barista and special areas of expertise, rooming orientation, beach butler, e-butler, table service, in-villa dining, sunset celebration, communication skills, telephone etiquette, protocol, laundry and valet service.
It was the third programme conducted by SABA in the Maldives.
The first programme was held in One & Only Reethi Rah in 2010 with the participation of trainees from The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Club Med Finolhu Villas, Ayada Maldives, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Scubaspa Maldives, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa, Gili Lankfushi Maldives, Velaa Private Island and OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo. The second batch was trained in Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa in January.
SABA is a member of the International Advisory Board of International Butler Training Standards, a global network of experts with integrity, value and taste who have agreed to give the foundation meaningful input on a regular basis in many different areas.