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Hilton Recognized as Top Hospitality Company to Work for in Sri Lanka for Fourth Consecutive Year

Hilton Team Members - Great Place to Work Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri LankaHilton (NYSE: HLT), Asia’s fastest-growing hospitality company, has been honored once again as Sri Lanka’s top-ranked hospitality company to work for, achieving an overall #3 position across all industries in the large-sized business category. This is the fourth consecutive year that Hilton is placed on Sri Lanka’s Best Workplaces list by global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work®.

The global hospitality company’s latest win also follows the opening of Hilton Yala Resort, joining Hilton Colombo, Hilton Colombo Residences and DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort.

Across South East Asia, Hilton had consistently achieved top honors for its outstanding and inclusive workplace culture, clinching #2 Best Workplace in Indonesia last month and #4 Best Workplace in the Philippines earlier this year. As with previous years, Hilton was the highest-ranked hospitality company to appear on both lists. Last month, Hilton was also certified as a Great Place to Work for the third time in Malaysia and Thailand, and for the second time in the Maldives.

“Receiving this accolade in Sri Lanka is a reflection of the faith and confidence our team members have placed in Hilton since we began operations in the country 36 years ago. As the only hospitality company named on the list, this recognition reflects how Hilton is a leader not just in our industry, but across all categories of business. With Hilton setting our sights on stronger growth in Sri Lanka and the wider South East Asia region, we look forward to creating more meaningful career opportunities for our team members across the Hilton family and promoting pathways for them to thrive in their careers,” said Alexandra Murray, area vice president & head of South East Asia, Hilton.

To help team members realize the myriad of growth opportunities at Hilton and bring their best selves to work, Hilton’s initiatives include:

  • Thrive@Hilton, Hilton’s employer value proposition that cultivates meaningful opportunities and a workplace culture where all team members can thrive regardless of background, role and location.  
  • Hilton South East Asia Management Trainee program that set the benchmark in producing the next generation of hospitality leaders.   
  • Lead@Hilton, an industry-leading learning platform that offers a suite of learning resources on management and leadership, including a Leadership Unscripted video series where senior leaders share career advice and virtual development programs created in partnership with Harvard. 
  • Careers@Hilton,which provides guidance and highlights opportunities for young people in the hospitality industry through annual awareness campaigns.  
  • Go Hilton, Hilton’s popular team member travel program which offers discounted travel benefits. 
  • Care for All, a new industry-leading caregiving initiative designed to support team members on their caregiving journeys. The Care for All platform is an expansion of Hilton’s mental wellness hub, where it aims to support team members in caring not only for themselves, but also for those closest to them. 

To determine the 2023 Sri Lanka Best Workplaces, Great Place to Work® analyzed confidential feedback from employees across different industries in Sri Lanka through the Culture Audit© questionnaire and the Trust Index© survey. 

For more information about joining the Hilton team, visit jobs.hilton.com.

Media Contact

Geraldine LingHilton – Asia Pacifichiltonpr@hilton.com

About Hilton

Hilton is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 22 world-class brands comprising more than 7,500 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 180 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube