The Maldives Butler Academy recently conducted a training program for butlers at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives by the academy’s president, Mohamed Yamany, along with a second trainer, Ahmed Fazeel ‘Lauday’.
They covered a variety of topics, including:
• The role of a butler
• Grooming and deportment
• Communication skills
• Service etiquette and manners
• Problem resolution
• Guest cultural and preference awareness
• Upselling and cross-selling
• Butler-style table setting and food service
• Packing/unpacking and wardrobe management
• Valeting skills
• Table management
• Event management
• Wine, bartending, and mixology
• Emotional intelligence
The training was well-received by the participants, who praised Yamany’s expertise and experience. They also expressed their appreciation for the opportunity to learn from one of the Maldives’ leading butlers.
The Maldives Butler Academy is the first and only butler training academy in the Maldives. The academy was founded in 2022 by Mohamed Yamany, who has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. The academy offers a variety of butler training programs, including both basic and advanced training.