Marriott scores big with Australian workers
Bethesda, Maryland – 5 September 2017 –
Marriott International is ranked number five in the list of organisations employing more than 1,000 workers in the “2017 50 Best Places to Work” report, an annual benchmark study of employers across Australia.
Undertaken by Great Place to Work Australia, a global research and consulting firm specialising in workplace excellence, the study aims to recognise companies with exceptional team culture.
Marriott International scored high in the study for its focus on professional development, mentoring and training, and the company’s commitment to recognising and awarding associates’ success to help encourage leadership and exceptional service.
Its extensive travel perks, which enable associates to explore the world, also help to create a happy and opened-minded team culture.
This accolade follows Marriott International’s success at the 2017 Hotel Management Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence, where the company took home several key awards including:
Business Hotel of the Year awarded to Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay following the extensive refurbishment of the hotel’s food & beverage venues;
Best Upper-Upscale Hotel of the Year’ awarded to Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection;
Asia Pacific Hotelier of the Year awarded to Craig S. Smith, president and managing director Asia Pacific
Marriott International operates 26 hotels in Australia and the Pacific region and has a further 22 in the pipeline. The current pipeline properties will provide more than 2,500 hotel jobs in the region.