SEATTLE, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Hyatt Seattle and Hyatt at Olive 8 have collectively been recognized as the fourth best large company to work for in Washington by Seattle Business. Featured in the magazine's 26th annual "Washington's 100 Best Companies to Work For" issue, the winners were chosen based on extensive, confidential surveys completed by employees earlier this year. The downtown luxury properties were the only hospitality brand to make the list of large companies, with more than 100 employees, scoring highest in the Benefits category.
"At the downtown Hyatt properties, we believe that passion and commitment are critical to our long-term success, and it's our goal to care for and foster the potential in all colleagues to help them better serve our guests and community each day," said Steve Vissotzky, the general manager of Hyatt Olive 8 and Grand Hyatt Seattle. "It's an honor that our collective team have reaffirmed our efforts and recognized Hyatt Olive 8 and Grand Hyatt Seattle as a best place to work. "
Seattle Business partnered with Fieldwork Webwork to compile and rank the detailed responses of thousands of employees, who rated their employers anonymously in the below categories:
- Corporate Culture
- Hiring & Retention
- Executive Leadership
- Performance Standards
- Responsibility & Decision Making
- Rewards & Recognition
- Training & Education
- Workplace Environment
The Hyatt Olive 8 and Grand Hyatt Seattle properties were in good company, with fellow Seattle-based employers Zillow, Smartsheets.com, Limeade and Sequoyah Electric rounding out the top five spots on the list. The full list of winners, in all size groups, can be viewed in the July 2015 issue of Seattle Business, found online here.
For more information on the hotels, both located in downtown Seattle, please visit grandseattle.hyatt.com and 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 facade 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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