MCLEAN, Va - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today has been honoured as an outstanding workplace in Canada, with recognition on the 2019 list of Best Workplaces™ in Retail and Hospitality. This marks the first year Hilton received recognition on this prestigious list.
“From Saint John to Quebec to Toronto, our Canadian Team Members are critical to delivering on our mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, and we are committed to showing them that same level of hospitality,” said Danny Hughes, executive vice president and president, Americas, Hilton. “Achieving this recognition shows that we are providing these Team Members with the benefits, programs and workplace culture they need to thrive both personally and professionally.”
Hilton Team Members are able to prosper thanks to a variety of industry-leading benefits, including Thrive Sabbatical and discounted stays at Hilton properties around the world. Team Members are encouraged to participate in global career development opportunities, training and volunteer programs that support Hilton's corporate responsibility mission, Travel with Purpose.
The back-of-house areas where Hilton Team Members work and relax offer redesigned Team Member restaurants, Wi-Fi access and energizing music. Additionally, Hilton partnered with Under Armour to create innovative attire for Team Members working in physically demanding jobs.
Hilton received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work®. The list of Best Workplaces™ in Retail and Hospitality is based on direct feedback from employees of the hundreds of organizations that were surveyed by Great Place to Work®. The data has a 90 percent confidence and a plus or minus five percent margin of error.
To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work Certified™ in the past year and work primarily in the Retail or Hospitality industry. Great Place to Work® determined the best based on employee responses to the Trust Index statements.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 19 world-class brands comprising more than 7,000 properties and more than 1.1 million rooms, in 123 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for six consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several 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 nearly 146 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.