PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 21, 2013) - Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, has been named among the Top 50 Companies for Latinas by the annual LATINA Style report. This is the Company's fifth consecutive year on the list.
The survey, which serves as the most respected source of employment and career information for Hispanic women in the country, recognizes companies that dedicate efforts to diverse recruitment and promotion initiatives.
"As a global hospitality company with more than 100,000 locations in nearly 100 countries, we recognize that a one-size-fits-all approach to our workforce will not engage our employees or produce great results," said Mary Falvey, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, Wyndham Worldwide. "Offering customized work schedules, personalized professional development and continuing education opportunities speaks to our commitment to providing a supportive environment for women to advance and reach their full potential. We are confident this leads to a stronger company and also better business results and innovative approaches."
With operations across six continents, Wyndham Worldwide embraces equality for all people in the workplace, including women, who represent 50 percent of the Company's total U.S. workforce and 65 percent of all director-level and above positions. Wyndham Worldwide offers a variety of programs for female associates including leadership training programs, mentoring opportunities and educational support.
Additionally, Wyndham Worldwide sponsors several Associate Business Groups (ABGs), where employees with common interests share ideas and experiences, and promote professional development, engagement, and inclusion throughout the company. Open to all, ABGs at Wyndham Worldwide currently include: WYNPride (LGBT), ¡Fuerte! (Hispanic), Spectrum (African American), I-VOW (Veterans), Women on Their Way (Women in the Workplace), Generaciones (Intergenerational) and AASK (Administrative Assistants).
Wyndham Worldwide remains focused on growing its businesses globally, while supporting a culture of focusing on its performance and people in each of the communities where it operates. The Company believes diversity enriches its organization as a global hospitality provider, and embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion that supports associates of all backgrounds.
A recognized leader in diversity, Wyndham Worldwide has been named among DiversityInc's Top 25 Companies for Diversity, ranked in the Top 10 for supplier diversity by DiversityInc, among the Top 100 companies by Working Mother magazine and among the Top 50 companies by the National Association of Female Executives.
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 over 7,410 franchised hotels and over 635,100 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 106,000 vacation properties in 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 190 vacation ownership resorts serving approximately 915,000 owners throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific. Based in Parsippany, NJ, Wyndham Worldwide employs approximately 32,500 associates globally.
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