Delta Hotels and Resorts was ranked 14th on the “50 Best Employers in Canada” list by Aon Hewitt. This is the eleventh consecutive year Delta has placed on the list.
“Once again we are proud to be acknowledged by our hard-working employees and join the ranks ofCanada’s 50 Best Employers,” said Hank Stackhouse, President and CEO, Delta Hotels and Resorts.“We continue to maintain a focus on employee engagement and are constantly reviewing and revising ourtalent strategy to adapt to the changing times.”
The 50 Best Employers study measures employee engagement, not just satisfaction or benefitsprograms. Engagement is about employees’ level of commitment and accountability for improvingbusiness results.
“The enthusiasm and passion Delta employees have demonstrated for helping to strengthen ourcommunities has been exceptional this year,” said Stackhouse. “Through Delta Helps we are workinghard towards a goal of raising $1 million and donating 10,000 volunteer hours to charitable partnersacross the country in 2010.”
The list of the 50 Best Employers in Canada, along with highlights from the research findings, will bepublished in the November 8th issue of Maclean’s magazine, available on newsstands on October 28,2010. La Presse will publish the list with editorial content approximately a week later.
A leading Canadian hotel management company, Delta Hotels and Resorts operates and franchises adiversified portfolio with 45 full-service, city centre and airport hotels and resorts under the Delta brand.Widely regarded as Canada’s “brand of choice” by guests and owners, Delta also distinguishes itself asan exemplary employer. It is the only hotel company to have been recognized for its sustained focus onbusiness excellence by the prestigious National Quality Institute with three Canada Awards forExcellence, including the award program’s highest honour, the Order of Excellence (2007). The companyalso consistently ranks as one of the country’s best employers in The Globe and Mail’s Report onBusiness annual “50 Best Employers” list (2001–2003, 2005–2010). As well, its Corporate SocialResponsibility platform, Delta Helps, includes a chain-wide commitment to the communities it servesthrough a national partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada, participation in the Hotel Association ofCanada’s Green Key Eco-Rating program, and work with various other charitable groups.For more information, visit www.deltahotels.com.
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