Nine properties of Ascott Vietnam certified with Ascott Cares x Bureau Veritas Hygiene Excellence and Safety Label.
CapitaLand’s wholly-owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), one of the leading international lodging owner-operators, has received The Ascott Cares x Bureau Veritas Hygiene Excellence and Safety Label at nine of its properties in Vietnam. The Ascott Cares x Bureau Veritas Hygiene Excellence and Safety Label is a holistic programme developed in partnership with Ascott by leveraging Bureau Veritas’ health, hygiene and safety expertise of more than 190 years in providing testing, inspection and certification.
Ascott has embarked on the programme as part of its Ascott Cares commitment to continue providing a safe home away from home for its guests and a safe working environment for its staff. Launched in May 2020, Ascott Cares covers nine commitments to enhance Ascott’s existing cleanliness protocols. Bureau Veritas conducted field audits at Ascott properties to ensure that the nine commitments under Ascott Cares meet the stringent requirements of Bureau Veritas’ inspection programme. Bureau Veritas’ auditors have verified that the properties have appropriate health, hygiene and safety procedures and processes in place, and are in line with globally recognised best practices on preventive measures in order to be certified with the Ascott Cares x Bureau Veritas Hygiene Excellence and Safety Label. There are nine Ascott’s properties being received the labels:
- Somerset Grand Hanoi
- Somerset Hoa Binh Hanoi
- Somerset West Point Hanoi
- Somerset Central TD Hai Phong City
- Somerset Chancellor Court Ho Chi Minh City
- Somerset Ho Chi Minh City
- Somerset Vista Ho Chi Minh City
- Somerset D1Mension Ho Chi Minh City
- Citadines Central Binh Duong
Ms. Lew Yen Ping, Regional General Manager for Ascott Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar said: “At Ascott, we continue to place the health and well-being of our guests and associates as our top priority. Ascott always comply with Vietnamese government regulation of safety and hygiene and now our partnership with Bureau Veritas offers our guests a greater peace of mind as they book their stay with Ascott. Our guests can continue to place their trust in Ascott to provide a home away from home that is not only comfortable, but also clean, secure and safe. With a safe working environment, our associates are also able to better focus on caring for our guests. We look forward to welcoming new and returning guests back home at Ascott.”
Juliano Cardoso, Executive Vice President, CIF Asia, Pacific and Middle East, Bureau Veritas, commented: “We are very pleased to work with Ascott properties globally. The Ascott Cares x Bureau Veritas Hygiene Excellence and Safety Label allows Ascott to attest its commitment to reassure its guests that appropriate health, hygiene and safety standards are met and ensure safe working conditions for its employees through a consistent approach across all its properties. During this current health crisis, ensuring compliance to recommended health, hygiene and safety standards are at the forefront throughout society. We are proud to play our part in Shaping a World of Trust.”