May 23, 2011 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) has been named among the Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ magazine. Parsippany-based Wyndham Worldwide is one of the world's largest hospitality companies, encompassing hotels, vacation exchange and rental, and vacation ownership in its global portfolio. The Best Places to Work in New Jersey program identifies, recognizes, and honors the top places of employment that benefit the state's economy, its workforce and businesses.
"At Wyndham Worldwide, we believe that providing an outstanding experience for our guests and customers begins with our associates," says Stephen P. Holmes, chairman and CEO, Wyndham Worldwide. "We are honored for this recognition of our culture, which is built and supported every day by our 26,000 associates in over 100 countries around the world."
Produced by NJBIZ and managed by the Best Companies Group, the Best Places to Work in New Jersey program evaluates each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, demographics, with 75% of a nominated company's score based on an employee survey measuring the employee experience.
"The best part of this recognition is that it's based so greatly on our associate's own opinions and experiences," says Mary Falvey, chief human resources officer and executive vice president, Wyndham Worldwide. "For our associates to feel that our Company provides a supportive environment to advance personally and professionally is critically important to our continued success as a company, an industry leader, and an employer."
As one of the world's largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide offering a wide range of hospitality products and services for leisure and business travelers through its premier global portfolio of world-renowned brands. The world's largest hotel franchisor, Wyndham Hotel Group is home to many of the world's best-known hotel brands, with approximately 7,190 franchised hotels and 609,600 hotel rooms worldwide. Wyndham Exchange and Rentals is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and the world's largest serviced vacation rentals business, with approximately 97,000 vacation properties located in nearly 100 countries. The industry and timeshare ownership market leader, Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its network of over 160 vacation ownership resorts serving nearly 800,000 owners throughout North America, the Caribbean and the South Pacific.