ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyndham Worldwide, (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, has been recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as one of its "Top 100 Companies for Working Families" for the 12th year, placing 17th overall. The annual award recognizes Central Florida companies that make family a top priority –– demonstrating their commitment to delivering family-friendly benefits, continuously raising the bar by developing new and creative ways to put families first. Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the largest vacation ownership company in the world and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies, is headquartered in Orlando. Wyndham Worldwide employs more than 5,500 associates at hotel, resort and office locations throughout the state of Florida.
"At WVO, associates are our most important asset, and we are truly honored to once again be recognized with this Top 25 distinction," said Sarah King, executive vice president, human resources, Wyndham Vacation Ownership. "We are in the business of providing our owners with the gift of vacations and spending quality time with their loved ones, but we also know how important work/life balance is to the health and happiness of our valued associates. We are committed to providing a culture where family is a priority, and we strive to provide our associates with the resources and support they need."
With a diverse global workforce, Wyndham Worldwide offers a wide range of professional experiences, opportunities, and benefits supporting each associate as an individual. Highlights include:
- Career Development: Continuing education opportunities and reimbursement; professional development; mentoring programs; associate business groups Comprehensive
- Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, 401K, life insurance, domestic partner benefits, adoption cost reimbursement, employee assistance program
- Culture: Employee recognition programs; special on-site events and celebrations; paid time-off to volunteer in local communities
- Balanced Lifestyle: Flexible work arrangements, special holiday hours, employee discounts
- On-Site Amenities: Employee health and wellness programs, on-site, full-time nurse practitioner, a no-cost, on-site fitness center, dry cleaning, barista serving Starbucks, on-site cafeteria
The Orlando Sentinel seeks to highlight companies that help their employees achieve an optimal work/life balance through comprehensive and creative benefits packages. The company is evaluated on benefits that are provided to employees in the following categories: core benefits; family related benefits; work environment; communication; training and planning; and supporting documents.
About Wyndham Worldwide One of the world's largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) provides a wide range of hospitality services and products through its global portfolio of world-renowned brands. The world's largest hotel company based on the number of properties, Wyndham Hotel Group is home to many of the world's best-known hotel brands, with approximately 7,700 franchised hotels and over 668,500 hotel rooms worldwide. Wyndham Exchange & Rentals is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and the world's largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, providing more than 5 million leisure-bound families annually with access to approximately 110,000 vacation properties in over 100 countries through its prominent exchange and vacation rental brands. The industry and timeshare ownership market leader, Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its network of over 210 vacation ownership resorts serving approximately 901,000 owners throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific. Based in Parsippany, NJ, Wyndham Worldwide employs over 34,000 associates globally.
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About Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Wyndham Vacation Ownership, a member of Wyndham Worldwide's (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world's largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, individual vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its five primary consumer brands, CLUB WYNDHAM, WorldMark by Wyndham, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific, Shell Vacations Club and Margaritaville Vacation Club®. As of December 31, 2014, we have developed or acquired more than 200 vacation ownership resorts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent approximately 24,000 individual vacation ownership units and more than 900,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and is supported by more than 17,000 associates globally.
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