MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has been recognized for its exceptional workplace culture, earning the highest honor on the 2019 Fortune Best Companies to Work For® in the U.S. list. In its fourth consecutive year on the list, Hilton has become the first hospitality company in history to achieve the #1 ranking, capping a meteoric rise from #33 in 2018.
“We are in a people business – a business that relies upon the talent and passion of our team to deliver incredible experiences to our guests,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president & CEO of Hilton. “We do this through our relentless focus on creating an exceptional workplace culture for all, and we are grateful for this meaningful recognition during our milestone 100th year.”
Hilton takes great pride in creating programs that support its U.S. hotel and corporate Team Members to meet their unique professional and personal career aspirations. In the last two years alone, Hilton has launched new Team Member benefits like industry-leading parental leave and adoption assistance, boosted Team Member travel perks, invested heavily in corporate and hotel back-of-house spaces, introduced more comfortable and performance-driven wardrobes, and doubled-down on continuing education and career development programs.
“Our #1 ranking affirms the work we are doing together to provide our Team Members with meaningful roles that allow them to grow their careers,” said Matthew W. Schuyler, chief human resources officer for Hilton. “We are truly honored to be recognized as the best company to work for and will preserve our unwavering commitment to providing all of our Team Members with a place where they can come to work, stay and thrive.”