TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Delta Hotels and Resorts is pleased to have been recognized once again as one of the "50 Best Employers in Canada" by Aon Hewitt. This year marks the 15th year that Delta has received this important recognition as the company repositions itself as the leading hospitality company in Canada. Delta Hotels and Resorts ranked 24 out of 84 eligible organizations, up from 28 the previous year.
"We are proud to be continuously recognized as one of Canada's best workplaces," says Bill Pallett, Senior Vice President, People Resources, Delta Hotels and Resorts. "The enthusiasm and passion of our employees are what truly make Delta great. Our guests have come to Expect Even More from Delta and our colleagues deliver on this promise every day."
Delta is a coast to coast company with more than 40 hotels and resorts and more than 6,000 colleagues located throughout every province and major city in Canada. As a national company, Delta has a large and diverse workforce scattered across its reservation centre, corporate office, and hotels and resorts in local communities.
This past year Delta rolled out the Valuing Healthy Minds program, ensuring that Delta offers a healthy workplace that focuses on the mental health and wellbeing of all team members and contributes to employee engagement. "At Delta we recognize the importance of health and wellbeing in the workplace in order to support our values, strengthen our culture and deliver an exceptional experience for our guests," says Pallett.
The list of the 50 Best Employers in Canada is published in Maclean's and Canadian Business magazines, available on newsstands on November 6, 2014.
About Delta Hotels and Resorts
As Canada's largest full-service hotel company, Delta Hotels and Resorts welcomes more than three million guests each year to its 42 city centre and airport hotels and resorts across the country. Building on a 52-year reputation for genuine hospitality, Delta offers a fresh approach to the guest experience. From new ModeRoom™ guest room designs, innovative use of new technologies, and new properties, including its flagship Delta Toronto, guests can Expect Even More™. Delta's more than 6,000 associates across the country are active leaders in their local communities and environmental stewards through programs such as Delta Helps™ and Delta Greens™. Delta has been named one of the country's 50 Best Employers for 15 years and a Green 30 company since 2010. Delta Hotels Limited is privately owned by the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation. For more information, please visit www.deltahotels.com.
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