SEATTLE, June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The two downtown Seattle Hyatt properties – Grand Hyatt Seattle and Hyatt at Olive 8 – have together been named the fifth-best company, headquartered outside Washington, to work for in Seattle Business Magazine's 27th annual "Washington's 100 Best Companies to Work For" issue. Winners were selected based on detailed, anonymous survey responses from employees across 10 vital areas of business. Scoring highest in the 'Benefits' category, the two Hyatt properties placed in the top five this year, as well as placing in the top five last year in the large company category.
"The success of our downtown Hyatt properties is rooted in our dedication to care for our employees and show them the same commitment and respect we give to our guests," said Steve Vissotzky, general manager of Hyatt at Olive 8 and Grand Hyatt Seattle. "Our entire team is honored to have our efforts recognized, particularly as we look to continue making Hyatt at Olive 8 and Grand Hyatt Seattle places that provide excellent support and growth opportunities for employees."
Research firm Fieldwork Webwork compiled and ranked the confidential responses of thousands of employees who rated their firms in the following categories:
- Corporate Culture
- Hiring & Retention
- Executive Leadership
- Performance Standards
- Responsibility & Decision Making
- Rewards & Recognition
- Training & Education
- Workplace Environment
The full list of winners can be viewed in the July 2016 issue of Seattle Business, or found online at seattlebusinessmag.com. For more information on Grand Hyatt Seattle and Hyatt at Olive 8, please visit www.grandseattle.hyatt.com and www.olive8.hyatt.com.
About Hyatt at Olive 8
A striking addition to the Seattle skyline, the landmark Hyatt at Olive 8 is Seattle's first – and only - certified "green" hotel, awarded LEED Silver (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) by the U.S. Green Building Council in July 2009, a 4 Green Key Eco-Rating in 2010, and Green Seal certified in September 2012. Co-designed by Seattle architecture firm MulvannyG2 and renowned New York architect Richard Gluckman, the state-of-the-art Olive 8 building features striking design elements, including a sleek glass façade and one of the city's largest living rooftops. A total of 346 luxury guest rooms and suites occupy the 39-story building's first 17 floors (condominiums are housed above), and the world-class property offers a range of on-site amenities, including 11,000 square feet of green meeting space, the eco-conscious Elaia spa, a 65-foot lap pool, a 2,400 square-foot StayFit@Hyatt facility, environmentally sound housekeeping and dry-cleaning services, valet parking and 24-hour room service. Additionally, the ground floor is home to Urbane, a 108-seat downtown Seattle restaurant and bar serving fresh Northwest cuisine to Seattle residents and guests alike. For additional information about Hyatt at Olive 8 or to make reservations, please visit www.olive8.hyatt.com.
About Grand Hyatt Seattle
Cosmopolitan flair and Pacific Northwest tranquility come together at the luxurious Grand Hyatt Seattle. This AAA four-diamond hotel located in the heart of the city's thriving retail and theater district features classic Pacific Northwest styling, extravagant modern appointments and uncompromising personal service. Located just steps from the Seattle Convention Center, Grand Hyatt Seattle features 457 luxurious guestrooms, all fully furnished with a sleek modern design, plush Grand Beds™, iHome docks and access to a complimentary 24-hour StayFit fitness center, steam room, sauna and more. The property is also home more than 25,000 square feet of versatile function space, including a 5,671 square foot ballroom, state-of-the-art amphitheater and 18 additional meeting rooms. For more information, visit www.grandseattle.hyatt.com.
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