ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 19, 2014) - Wyndham Worldwide, (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, has been recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as one of its "Top 100 Companies for Working Families" for the 11th year, placing 13th overall. The annual award recognizes Central Florida companies that make family a top priority -- demonstrating their commitment to delivering family-friendly benefits, continuously raising the bar by developing new and creative ways to put families first. Wyndham Vacation Ownership, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies, is headquartered in Orlando.
The Orlando Sentinel seeks to highlight companies that help their employees achieve an optimal work/life balance through comprehensive and creative benefits packages. The company is evaluated on benefits that are provided to employees in the following categories: core benefits; family related benefits; work environment; communication; training and planning; and supporting documents.
"To be recognized among an elite group of employers with this Top 25 distinction -- and to continue to move up the ranks each year -- is a true honor," says Sarah King, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Wyndham Vacation Ownership. "Providing a family-friendly work environment for our associates and helping them achieve greater balance and fulfillment in their lives is what we strive to achieve each day."
Wyndham Worldwide associates enjoy a wide variety of family-friendly company benefits, including a comprehensive benefits package, adoption cost reimbursement, education tuition assistance, company-paid life and disability insurance, domestic partner benefits, paid holidays and vacations, stock options and 401(k) program. The Company also offers its "Be Well" program, which takes a holistic approach to associate health and wellness, addressing physical, emotional, and financial wellness, through a comprehensive offering of benefits and special initiatives and resources, with many services available at a low or no additional cost to the associate.
Wyndham Worldwide employs more than 5,000 associates at hotel, resort and office locations throughout the state of Florida.
About Wyndham Worldwide
One of the world's largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) provides a wide range of hospitality products and services through its global portfolio of world-renowned brands. The world's largest hotel company based on the number of properties, Wyndham Hotel Group is home to many of the world's best-known hotel brands, with approximately 7,490 franchised hotels and over 645,400 hotel rooms worldwide. Wyndham Exchange & Rentals is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and the world's largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, providing more than 5 million leisure-bound families annually with access to over 107,000 vacation properties in over 100 countries through its prominent exchange and vacation rental brands. The industry and timeshare ownership market leader, Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its network of over 190 vacation ownership resorts serving approximately 907,000 owners throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific. Based in Parsippany, NJ, Wyndham Worldwide employs approximately 32,800 associates globally. For more information, please visit www.wyndhamworldwide.com.