FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
Hyatt named to Fortune’s ‘world’s best workplaces’
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CHICAGO—Hyatt Hotels Corp. said Friday that Hyatt has been named to the 2018 Fortune “World’s Best Workplaces” list, an annual ranking of companies with outstanding workplace cultures according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune.
Hyatt has earned a spot on the list every year since its first appearance in 2014, and this year’s global recognition follows placement across national Great Place to Work best workplace lists this year in Brazil, France, Greater China, Germany, India, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the U.S.
More than 7,000 organizations participated in the survey process, representing the voices of 12 million employees worldwide. From that pool of companies, the 25 World’s Best Workplaces have been selected.
“The wellbeing of our colleagues is foundational to our business success, because it is our colleagues who create unparalleled experiences for our guests and one another each day. This recognition acknowledges each of the thousands of Hyatt family members worldwide who care for people so they can be their best,” said Mark Hoplamazian, president and CEO, Hyatt Hotels Corp. “Driven by our purpose, Hyatt hotels and offices create an environment where all colleagues can be their true selves and foster genuine relationships.”
Hyatt offers employees benefits and perks designed to allow employees to be their best, including:
Travel perks including complimentary and discounted stays at Hyatt hotels around the world
A family assistance policy that provides employees with paid time off following the birth or adoption of a child as well as financial assistance for adoption
Access to skills training and world-class education opportunities
A commitment to workplace inclusion and diversity, including many diversity business resource groups, that results in an environment where everyone can be their genuine selves at work
Work-life benefits including exercise initiatives, on-site rest and relaxation and even meditation lounges, and flexible schedules
Free or subsidized meals to hotel employees during work hours
This recognition comes on the heels of Hyatt’s debut of RiseHY, a new global program designed to pair the hospitality industry’s career opportunities with young people who need them. As part of the initiative, Hyatt hotels around the world have committed to hiring 10,000 people ages 16 to 24 who are neither in school nor working by 2025.
This 2018 Fortune “World’s Best Workplaces” recognition adds to a growing list of workplace accolades Hyatt received in the past year.. (PR)