Swiss Hotel School Lucerne to ink agreement with Baur Asia
Baur Asia Pte. Ltd. represented by its Director Thomas Daetwyler
(also CEO of A Baur & Co (Pvt) Ltd. and Swiss Hotel Management Academy
(Pvt.) Ltd.) visited the world renowned Swiss Hotelfachschule Lucerne
SHL - established in 1909 - to analyze the progress on the establishment
of the first Asian campus in Sri Lanka under the name of Swiss Hotel
Switzerland's hotel schools have an excellent reputation around the
globe. Switzerland's history of excellence in hotel management began
more than 100 years ago when the first hotels were built in Switzerland.
The Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Lucerne SHL has over 100 years of
experience in bringing out one of the best qualified management
personnel in hotels.
By the time the education programme is achieved, the successful
candidates will have the renowned "Swiss Hospitality Touch". SHL
graduates have the reputation for being able to take immediate charge of
hotel operations without going through any induction by their employers.
The modular system focusing on practicality is exceptional and will be
also applied on supporting the hospitality industry in additional
modular education as an additional focus.
Thomas Daetwyler met with the officials of the Lucerne Hotel School
in Switzerland Urs Masshart, President of the Foundation, Martin
Schwegler Vice President and Legal Advisor, Kurt Imhof Director and Timo
Albiez Project Director to establish the formula on how to take forward
this project in Sri Lanka where the first Asian campus will be
established. The support of the Sri Lanka government represented by
Minister Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development has been
exemplary. The agreement between Swiss Hotel School Lucerne and Baur
Asia Pte. Ltd. Will be signed beginning of April in the presence of
Philippe llg, Company Secretary Baur Foundation, Cubby Wijetunge and
Anton Thevapalan both Directors of Swiss Hotel Management Academy (Pvt)
Ltd., Thomas Daetwyler CEO and Bart Ferwerda Principal elect of the
Swiss Hotel Management Academy as well as the management and board
members of the foundation of the Swiss Hotel School Lucerne.