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Multilingual digital humans promoting rewarding careers in hospitality
Services: Brand integrity, e-Learning localisation
Industries: Legal and professional services, Training & e-Learning
A historic house and garden
The Elvetham hotel is a truly breath-taking house and grounds in Hampshire. It is a special historical site, dating back to the 800s AD, with intimate ties to the British royal families.
The Elvetham is the site where King Henry VIII courted his wife Jane Seymour and legend has it that William Shakespeare performed here at a magical party hosted for Queen Elizabeth the first over 500 years ago.
A beautiful luxury hotel
Today, the historic site is a luxurious hotel, owned by Jastar Capital. Set in over 35 acres of beautiful parkland in the heart of Hampshire. The grounds boast elegant rooms, a church and landscaped gardens. The hotel is now host to exclusive weddings, glamorous dinners and prestigious corporate events.
In 2021, the Walt Disney Company transformed the hotel into an Enchanted Manor that played host to 150 families as part of a unique Disney Wish Experience for children during the pandemic.
Helping a country under attack
When Ukraine was invaded in 2022, the Elvetham wanted to reach out to Ukrainian families forced to leave their homes with offers of employment. The hotel has many rewarding careers from front of house and management to food and beverage, housekeeping and caring for the remarkable gardens and orchard.
Virtual multilingual recruitment
The Elvetham asked Guildhawk to help them communicate their message to the Ukrainian community in the UK. Using our AI-powered video production offering Guildhawk Voice, we quickly translated their message from English to Ukrainian. A multilingual digital human twin then presented this in both languages in a video that included background footage of the hotel and surrounding countryside.
The film was shared with recruitment networks and community groups resulting in positive feedback and increased awareness of the employment opportunities available in hospitality in the United Kingdom.