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Starwood Hotels & Resorts receive Butler training | Maldives

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The South African Butler Academy is pleased to announce our 12th Butler training program in the Maldives. This time we are training 26 Butlers from several resorts in the Maldives at the stunning Sheraton Full Moon Resort and Spa (this is our second program at Starowood Hotels) Resort Butlers from; W ...


Royal Palace in Saudi Arabia, Riyadh receives Butler Training

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Congratulation to a Luxury Palace who received International Butler Training from the South African Butler Academy. Due to strict confidentiality agreements we cannot disclose the name of the Royal Family. However we have a photo which was sent to us, to share with you!   The South African Butler Academy is proud to ...


Hotel Butler Training | Club Med La Pointe aux Canonniers, Mauritius & La Plantation d’Albion

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The South African Butler Academy conducted a 28 day International Hotel Butler Training program for various departments at two Resorts part of the Club Med group in Mauritius. The training was first-class and extremely well received with excellent feedback!   "Many thanks to you and whole team of SABA for this first successful ...


Butler Graduation | Class of October – December 2016

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We are pleased to reflect on the past incredible Butler course, a course which has changed our lives in many ways. We thank each and every graduate for the passion and devotion towards SABA. Furthermore a big thank you to our 6 Cum Laude Graduates who mastered to be at the ...


Resort Butler Training | The Slate Resort Phuket, Thailand

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The South African Butler Academy recently completed onsite International Hotel Butler Training at the prestigious The Slate Resort in Phuket, Thailand. We conducted an intensive 5 day Hotel Butler Training program. We focused on immense skills and abundance of product knowledge.  Thank you to The Slate Resort in Phuket, Thailand. See ...


Newton Cross – Principal & International Butler Trainer

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Newton Cross is the owner of the prestigious South African Butler Academy awarded the worlds most pro-active en every way! since the opening of the Butler Academy in 2009 he created a vision and a home of over 3750 Butlers who's lives are touched by his style and grace.     Newton, studied ...


Queen Mary 2 “A flagship without compare” receives Butler Training!

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The South African Butler Academy provided onboard  Butler Training to the worlds most exclusive Ocean liner the Queen Mary 2, also the flagship of the entire fleet e.g. Queen Victoria & Queen Elizabeth.  The Queen Mary 2 is the largest Transatlantic Ocean Linear at sea, she is also the only ...


Club Med Finolhu receives Butler Training | Maldives

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The South African Butler Academy is privileged to be associated with International well known brand - Club Med. The Academy provided training for two Islands neighbouring each other in the Maldives, Finolhu and Kani. The program was top-class and elevated service to the highest level! Enjoy our video...       Club Med Finolhu Butler ...


Butler Academy on HEART 104.9 with Tracey Lange Thursday`s @ 10.30

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Move forward for a professional approach to manners! The South African Butler Academy team is hosted on the incredible morning show on Heart 104.9 Thursday`s with Tracey Lange.   Tracey is a self-confessed triple-B girl, bright, bold and bubbly with a boisterous laugh that gives her away every time. She is known ...


Iru Fushi Maldives receives Butler Training

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This is our third return to the magical & exquisite Island of Iru Fushi and our 8th resort training program in Maldives.  The program is designed to uplift the entire butler department to the highest level of personalised service.  We invite you to take front through seat into our luxurious signature ...