BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has been ranked third for Best Companies for Latinas by LATINA Style INC.
The LATINA Style 50 Report identifies the best companies that offer Latinas opportunities to develop and grow in their career. LATINA Style INC., evaluates their ranking through a survey sent to various corporations. To ensure the list reflects an accurate representation of Latinas, their team spends an extended period of time reviewing the answers and researching each company.
"I am proud of Marriott's reputation as a great place to work for Latinas and that our company was once again chosen for this honor," said David Rodriguez, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer. "Marriott understands that as a global hospitality leader we must create the environment where all people are respected, valued and provided with opportunities to succeed. That's why this distinction from LATINA Style is so meaningful to us."
According to LATINA Style INC., their readers influenced their criteria, which included "the number of Latina executives, Latina retention, mentoring programs, educational opportunities, alternative work policies, employee benefits, women's issues, job retraining, affinity groups, and Hispanic relations."
From its founding, Marriott has consistently championed diversity and inclusion. Previous awards include LATINA Style Company of the Year, NAFE Top 10 Companies for Executive Women, DiversityInc Top 50 Companies, 100 percent score on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, and World's Best Multinational Workplaces as named by Great Place to Work®. The company continues to celebrate two key milestones, 25 years of its formal diversity and inclusion program and 15 years of its Women's Leadership Development Initiative. For more information on Marriott's diversity and inclusion initiatives, please visit www.marriott.com/diversity. To view the entire LATINA Style 50 Report, visit LATINA Style
About Marriott International, Inc.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is a global leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,300 properties in 85 countries and territories. Marriott International reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 19 brands, including: The Ritz-Carlton®, BVlgari®, EDITION®, JW Marriott®, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Renaissance® Hotels, Marriott Hotels®, Delta Hotels and Resorts®, Marriott Executive Apartments®, Marriott Vacation Club®, Gaylord Hotels®, AC Hotels by Marriott®, Courtyard®, Residence Inn®, SpringHill Suites®, Fairfield Inn & Suites®, TownePlace Suites®, Protea Hotels® and MoxyHotels®. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together surpass 54 million members. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.
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