NUEVO VALLARTA, Mexico, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Vidanta, one of the largest and most-decorated developers of luxury resorts and tourism infrastructure in Latin America, has been named one of the 2015 Top 10 Best Workplaces in Mexico by the Great Place to Work Institute. Vidanta has been recognized among the top Mexico-based companies each of the previous five years, and 2015 marks the second straight year in which Grupo Vidanta achieved the No. 1 ranking among large hospitality industry employers.
The company, established by Daniel Chavez Moran in 1974, currently employs more than 15,000 individuals dedicated to design, architecture, construction and operation of luxury resorts, golf courses, and real estate and entertainment properties throughout Mexico.
"Grupo Vidanta is proud to receive its highest ranking ever in the Great Place to Work Institute's evaluations," said Michel Beuffe, CEO for Grupo Vidanta. "Our continuous climb up the list of Mexico's most revered employers reflects the commitment to our employees, who are truly the guiding force that allow us to build new dreams within the tourism industry."
In addition to its No. 1 ranking among hospitality companies in Mexico (No. 6 overall for employers with 5,000 or more employees), Grupo Vidanta received 2015 Best Workplaces in Mexico recognition for specific business units including:
- Vidanta Riviera Maya, ranked No. 5 overall for companies with 500-5,000 employees in Mexico. Vidanta owns and operates a mega-resort in Riviera Maya and has partnered with Cirque du Soleil in the production and operation of JOYA, the internationally acclaimed Cirque du Soleil entertainment experience that integrates culinary and acrobatic theatrics. The resident show – Cirque du Soleil's first in Mexico – is housed in a custom-built theater at Vidanta Riviera Maya.
- Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta, ranked in the Top 50 for companies with 500-5,000 employees in Mexico.
The Great Place to Work Institute was created in 1991 and develops the best workplaces ranking in more than 42 countries around the world, including Mexico. The Great Place to Work Institute conducts surveys of the company employees to determine corporate culture and assess organizations' efforts to create healthy, harmonious and trustworthy working environments. The Institute touts the most comprehensive ranking process over any other program worldwide.
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About Grupo Vidanta
Grupo Vidanta is a full-service tourism developer in Mexico and Latin America with practices in property architecture and product design, construction and operations. The company specializes in the development and operation of luxury resort and hotel brands in Mexico and counts AAA Five Diamond Award-winning Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta and five AAA Four Diamond Award-winning resorts – Grand Luxxe Riviera Maya, The Grand Bliss Nuevo Vallarta, The Grand Mayan Nuevo Vallarta, The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya and The Grand Mayan Acapulco – among its impressive portfolio of more than 25 resorts and hotels.
Grupo Vidanta's visionary approach to the development of luxury beach destinations brings vacation dreams to life via membership-based resorts and mega-resorts on the coastlines of Mexico's most sought-after locations – Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Maya, Los Cabos, Acapulco, Puerto Penasco, Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan – with brands including Grand Luxxe, The Grand Bliss, The Grand Mayan, The Bliss, Mayan Palace, Ocean Breeze and Sea Garden, and more in development.
The company, which employs more than 15,000 individuals dedicated to design, development, construction and operations, is consistently recognized as one of the most revered employers in Latin America. Vidanta Golf is the largest operator of golf courses in Mexico, the real estate division has built and sold more than 2,000 vacation luxury homes, and the company is responsible for developing Mexico's first privately built and owned airport, Mar de Cortes International Airport in Puerto Penasco.
Grupo Vidanta was founded by Daniel Chavez Moran in 1974 and operates two foundations to enrich the lives of Latin Americans. For more information about Grupo Vidanta, visit grupovidanta.com.
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