MEXICO CITY, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Vidanta, Mexico's leading resort developer and operator, has been recognized as one of the top four companies for employment in Mexico by the research and consulting firm, Great Place to Work – Mexico. Grupo Vidanta was credited under the "Big Company" class, for companies engaging more than 5,000 employees.
The analysis, evaluation and certification process performed by Great Place to Work is considered one of the most thorough in the world, as it involves an arduous analysis and evaluation process of company opinions and corporate culture. Grupo Vidanta has been recognized for seven consecutive years, enabling the brand to become a model employer and stand out among competitors in the hospitality industry.
"Our core practice involves respect – for our people, our environment, our law and our country. Each of our employees is part of the Vidanta family and to stay true to those values, we conduct regularly internal evaluations and full-scale recognition programs. This practice has resulted in an employee retention rate of 60 percent for our 15,000+ employees, the highest in the industry and twice the average," said Manuel Becerra, Planning and Organization Development Director for Grupo Vidanta.
Great Place to Work – Mexico recognized Grupo Vidanta for key employee benefit programs including staff transportation, dedicated chef teams for staff catering, and a hotel simulator to assist with training and advancement opportunities. Each of these programs complements the brand's overall philosophy to encourage and champion employees.
Grupo Vidanta earned special recognition in the 'Companionship' category for demonstrating excellence in the hospitality and community division through Vidanta's team building approach and great work environment. "We're honored to receive this special distinction in companionship since it represents the voice of our people and evaluates their trust towards the organization in three main relationship types: with their supervisor, with the company and with their co-workers," said Becerra.
"Being part of this prestigious ranking commits us to constantly be a better place to work. Nearly 40 percent of our management and supervisory positions emerge from the internal career path. Being an employer of choice is an extraordinary cycle that can only be attained by inspiring and celebrating existing talent – an approach we are are committed to continuing as the brand evolves."
About Grupo Vidanta
Grupo Vidanta is a full-service tourism developer in Mexico and Latin America with practices in property architecture and product design, construction and operations. The company specializes in the development and operation of luxury resort and hotel brands in Mexico and counts AAA Five Diamond Award-winning Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta and five AAA Four Diamond Award-winning resorts – Grand Luxxe Riviera Maya, The Grand Bliss Nuevo Vallarta, The Grand Mayan Nuevo Vallarta, The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya and The Grand Mayan Acapulco – among its impressive portfolio of more than 25 resorts and hotels.
Grupo Vidanta's visionary approach to the development of luxury beach destinations brings vacation dreams to life via membership-based resorts and mega-resorts on the coastlines of Mexico's most sought-after locations – Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Maya, Los Cabos, Acapulco, Puerto Peñasco, Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlán – with brands including Grand Luxxe, The Grand Bliss, The Grand Mayan, The Bliss, Mayan Palace, Ocean Breeze and Sea Garden, and more in development.
In its mission to reinvent the vacation destination through Vidanta, the brand has forged partnerships with some of the world's leading names in tourism, sports and entertainment including Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Cirque du Soleil, and Hakkasan Group.
The company, which employs more than 15,000 individuals dedicated to design, development, construction and operations, is consistently recognized as one of the most revered employers in Latin America. Vidanta Golf is the largest operator of golf courses in Mexico, the real estate division has built and sold more than 2,000 vacation luxury homes, and the company is responsible for developing Mexico's first privately built and owned airport, Mar de Cortés International Airport in Puerto Peñasco.
Grupo Vidanta was founded by Daniel Chávez Morán in 1974 and operates two foundations to enrich the lives of Latin Americans. For more information about Grupo Vidanta, visit http://www.grupovidanta.com.
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