HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International has been recognized as part of Forbes Magazine's 2019 list of America's Best Employers within the travel and leisure category, marking the fourth time since 2015 the company has earned such honors. To determine the list of best employers, Forbes, in partnership with Statista, conducted an independent survey of more than 50,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing a minimum of 1,000 people in their U.S. operations.
"It goes without saying how proud Hard Rock International is to be included on Forbes' annual list of America's Best Employers for the fourth time," said Jon Lucas, Chief Operating Officer for Hard Rock International. "Being acknowledged as one of America's best employers is a true testament to our commitment to our employees. We pride ourselves on making Hard Rock International not only the best place to visit, but the best place to work, and our staff's ability to bring the Hard Rock experience to life is pivotal for our operations to run seamlessly."
In addition to its corporate headquarters, Hard Rock employs more than 45,000 team members among its corporate-owned cafe, hotel and casino locations globally. Hard Rock International works to improve lives, help communities and sustain the earth, infusing the power of music into all they do in nearly 250 communities around the world.
With venues in 75 countries, including 185 cafes, 27 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world's most valuable collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise available in Rock Shops and online at https://shop.hardrock.com. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands including Hard Rock Live performance venues. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company's two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, FL., both owned and operated by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Atlantic City, Bali, Cancun, Daytona Beach, Desaru Coast, Ibiza, Orlando, Shenzhen and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Street in the United Kingdom, Kathmandu, Nepal, Kyoto, Japan and Chandigarh, India. New Hard Rock Hotel, Casino or Hotel & Casino projects include Amsterdam, Berlin, Budapest, Dublin, London, Los Cabos, Madrid, Maldives, New York City, Ottawa, Sacramento, Dalian and Haikou in China. In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. For more information on Hard Rock International visit www.hardrock.com.