BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has been named one of the top global companies to work for in 2015, placing #11 on Great Place to Work®'s World's Best Multinational Workplaces list of 25 leading companies. Marriott is the highest-ranked hotel company on the list and the only one to be named for five consecutive years. Marriott is also named a great place to work on several international lists, including Brazil, India, Mexico, Peru and the United Arab Emirates.
The Great Place to Work World's Best Multinational Workplaces list ranks the top 25 global companies in terms of workplace culture, based on global surveys of multinational companies and their associates. Qualifying companies must have placed on at least five national Great Place to Work lists, have 5,000 or more employees worldwide and have at least 40 percent of their workforce based outside of the company's home country.
"We are extremely proud to be recognized as a top global company to work for," said Arne M. Sorenson, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We are especially proud of the dedication of our associates to supporting each other and to passionately serving our guests and the local communities. It's that spirit to serve others that distinguishes the Marriott workplace."
"This multinational recognition is further validation that our people-first culture, centered on promoting the wellbeing of associates and creating opportunity for all, is the most sustainable way to lead a business," said David A. Rodriguez, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer. "When people feel they are on the path to better personal health and financial security, and are proud of their company's inclusive workplace and citizenship, they become highly committed to its mission.
Marriott's emphasis on talent development, diversity and inclusion, and wellbeing has landed the company on many best places to work lists, including LATINA Style 50 Best Companies, National Association of Female Executives Top 10 Companies, FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For and DiversityInc Top 50 Companies. Marriott has also consistently received global recognition as one of the world's best employers by organizations such as Fortune magazine, Great Place to Work® Institute and Aon.
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About Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is a global leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,300 properties in 81 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. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work®, headquartered in San Francisco, is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. Great Place to Work serves businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies in 51 countries.
About the World's Best Multinational Workplaces List
Great Place to Work's annual World's Best Multinational Workplaces List ranks the top 25 global companies to work for. Qualifying companies must have been selected for at least five national Great Place to Work® lists, have at least 5,000 employees worldwide and count at least 40% of their global workforce (or 5,000 employees) outside of the company's home country.
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