ASAP is delighted report that its Quality Accreditation Programme has now expanded to Asia Pacific for the first time through a new partnership with Convido, who have had operators both in Australia and the Philippines quality accredited by the Association’s international arm – ISAAP (International Serviced Apartment Accreditation Programme).

James Foice, Chief Executive of the ASAP comments:

My vision when we first launched our Quality Accreditation Programme back in 2014 was for it to become a truly global scheme for our serviced apartment sector and it’s absolutely fabulous to see this becoming a reality now it’s been adopted in the Far East through Convido by Australian operator – Corporate Housing (Vic) Pty Ltd in Melbourne as well as in the Philippines by Corporate Apartments International (Manila) Inc.  This means that we now have ISAAP/ASAP quality accredited operators in some 130 cities worldwide in 12 countries across 4 continents which consolidates our position as the only global quality accreditation programme for our sector. 

Foice continues:

Never has it been more important for operators around the world to secure a quality marque from the independent and respected trade body to confirm that they are delivering a quality product, and all-importantly fulfilling all their duty of care and health and safety requirements so their customers can stay with confidence in their serviced apartments.’

Chris Miller, Chairman of Convido comments:

‘We at Convido and our teams in Australia and the Philippines are absolutely thrilled to have secured the Quality Accreditation from the ASAP/ISAAP.  We know that we are pretty good at what we do, but securing this seal of approval from such a respected industry body as the ASAP is a vital independent endorsement for our operation which validates our quality serviced apartment product globally.  We look forward to developing a close partnership with the ASAP as we expand further in the Asia/Pacific region’.

ASAP has ambitious plans to expand its Quality Accreditation programme further to many more international markets and has had recent interest from operators in New Zealand, India and South America.

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