WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 4, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — IHG, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has been ranked third in The Sunday Times’ list of the 25 Best Big Companies to Work for in 2013.
IHG was awarded ‘Best Improver’ for jumping 11 places in the Best Companies employee survey and ‘Excellence in Learning and Development’, for having a workforce that feels they are provided with the opportunity for growth and progression, supported by structured training and personal development.
“We are very proud of this recognition from The Sunday Times,” says Tracy Robbins, Executive Vice President, Head of Human Resources & Operations Support at IHG.
“Our hotels are brought to life by our people. At IHG we spend a lot of time and energy helping our colleagues reach their potential in a positive environment. We are recruiting an additional 90,000 people over the next few years as we expand and this award will reinforce to the outside world that IHG is a great place to build your career.”
IHG was the highest-ranked hotel company on the 2013 list and earned its placing as a result of performing well on measures such as its leadership, personal growth, teams, giving something back, fair deals and wellbeing.
More than 240,000 employees from 896 organisations were surveyed to compile The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For lists.
Notes to Editors:
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with nine hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ Hotels & Resorts. IHG also manages Priority Club® Rewards, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with over 71 million members worldwide.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,600 hotels and more than 675,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories. With more than 1,000 hotels in its development pipeline, IHG expects to recruit around 90,000 people into additional roles across its estate over the next few years.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.
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