May 20, 2016 // Franchising.com // MIAMI – Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has been selected as a 2016 Best Workplace in Latin America by Great Place to Work Institute - the global research firm that identifies and classifies the world’s best workplaces. Hilton was recognized with a 14th place ranking on the list of best multinational companies to work for in Latin America, based on the results of the Great Place to Work employee survey submitted by Team Members in Peru, Colombia and Mexico.
The results found team members in Latin America believed in Hilton’s values, recognize management as trustworthy and the organization creates a fair environment where opportunities for career growth are prevalent. A sense of camaraderie and pride for their job complemented the overall positive scores.
“We are proud to receive this honor, as well as recent recognitions in Peru, Colombia and Mexico, which acknowledges our efforts to ensure our Team Members feel cared for, valued and respected at every step of their journey with Hilton in Latin America,” said Orr Rivero, vice president, human resources, Latin America and the Caribbean, Hilton Worldwide. “We foster a strong culture that binds us together and one where our team members know they are the Heart of Hilton.”
Hilton Worldwide is committed to providing Team Members with a great work environment and culture, enabling Team Members to achieve their goals, providing great careers and great rewards. By providing extensive opportunities and benefits to our Team Members, it ultimately results in an exceptional experience for our guests. Hilton continues to listen to Team Members and make improvements to its programs to ensure each and every Team Member feels cared for, valued and respected.
“Team Member development has historically been at the forefront of our efforts in Latin America and the Caribbean and we see encouraging results in talent advancement across the region,” said Rivero. “We maintain our focus in developing existing team members and hiring top talent in the countries where we operate, and are committed to continuing this trend so Hilton has the best talent in the industry.”
In 2015, Hilton was selected as a Best Workplace in Peru and Colombia, occupying a 3rd place and 16th place ranking, respectively, on the list of companies with 30 to 250 employees. This year, Hilton was recognized as a Best Workplace in Mexico with a 9th place ranking on the list of companies with 500 to 5,000 employees.
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, comprising more than 4,660 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties with nearly 765,000 rooms in 102 countries and territories. For 96 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of 13 world-class global brands includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including exclusive member rates, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, LinkedIn and Instagram.
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