May 2, 2017 — Grupo Vidanta, Mexico’s leading resort developer and operator, has been recognized as one of the top four companies for employment in Mexico by the research and consulting firm, Great Place to Work – Mexico. Grupo Vidanta was credited under the “Big Company” class, for companies engaging more than 5,000 employees.

The analysis, evaluation and certification process performed by Great Place to Work is considered one of the most thorough in the world, as it involves an arduous analysis and evaluation process of company opinions and corporate culture. Grupo Vidanta has been recognized for seven consecutive years, enabling the brand to become a model employer and stand out among competitors in the hospitality industry.

“Our core practice involves respect – for our people, our environment, our law and our country. Each of our employees is part of the Vidanta family and to stay true to those values, we conduct regularly internal evaluations and full-scale recognition programs. This practice has resulted in an employee retention rate of 60 percent for our 15,000+ employees, the highest in the industry and twice the average,” said Manuel Becerra, Planning and Organization Development Director for Grupo Vidanta.

Great Place to Work – Mexico recognized Grupo Vidanta for key employee benefit programs including staff transportation, dedicated chef teams for staff catering, and a hotel simulator to assist with training and advancement opportunities. Each of these programs complements the brand’s overall philosophy to encourage and champion employees.

Grupo Vidanta earned special recognition in the ‘Companionship’ category for demonstrating excellence in the hospitality and community division through Vidanta’s team building approach and great work environment. “We’re honored to receive this special distinction in companionship since it represents the voice of our people and evaluates their trust towards the organization in three main relationship types: with their supervisor, with the company and with their co-workers.” said Becerra.

“Being part of this prestigious ranking commits us to constantly be a better place to work. Nearly 40 percent of our management and supervisory positions emerge from the internal career path. Being an employer of choice is an extraordinary cycle that can only be attained by inspiring and celebrating existing talent – an approach we are are committed to continuing as the brand evolves.”