PARSIPPANY, N.J. (September 03, 2015) – Recognized for its continued commitment to leadership training programs, mentoring opportunities and educational support for both its female and Hispanic employees, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, has been ranked 19 on the Top 50 Companies for Latinas by the annual LATINA Style report. This is the Company’s seventh consecutive year on the list.
"It is an honor to receive this recognition from LATINA Style as it is a reflection of our commitment to women and our focus on the professional development and of Latina women within our company," said Patricia A. Lee, senior vice president human resources and chief diversity officer, Wyndham Worldwide. "Maintaining our inclusive environment where every person feels able to contribute and deliver their best performance, provides us with a rich foundation of perspectives and experiences that benefit our company, our customers and our communities."
According to the Pew Hispanic Center, Hispanics currently make up 13 percent of the overall U.S. labor market and will account for 19 percent of the U.S. labor force by 2020. As of August 2015, Hispanics comprised nearly 19 percent of Wyndham Worldwide's U.S. workforce.
With operations across six continents, Wyndham Worldwide embraces inclusion in the workplace and offers a variety of programs for all of its employees including several Associate Business Groups (ABGs) where employees with common interests can share ideas and experiences, and promote professional development and inclusion throughout the Company. While providing opportunities for idea sharing, networking and more, the Company’s ¡Fuerte! ABG provides an inclusive forum for employees to share the unique insights of the Hispanic culture, make meaningful impacts on the business and provide strategic contributions to the success of the Company.
Wyndham Worldwide is a recognized leader in diversity and has been named among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity, ranked in the Top 10 for supplier diversity by DiversityInc, recognized by the Human Rights Campaign as one of the "Best Places to Work for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Equality" and by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility. Additionally, the Company maintains strong partnerships with organizations such as the National Diversity Council, Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, National Society of Hispanic MBAs and National Association of Black, Hispanic, Asian and Women MBAs.
The LATINA Style 50, 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 well as veteran recruitment and military personal.
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Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), una de las empresas hoteleras más grande del mundo, ofrece una amplia gama de productos y servicios de hotelería a través de su portafolios global compuesto por marcas reconocidas a nivel mundial. Wyndham Hotel Group, la empresa hotelera más grande del mundo en base a la cantidad de propiedades, alberga muchos de los hoteles más conocidos del mundo, con alrededor de 7.700 franquicias hoteleras y más de 668.500 habitaciones de hotel en todo el mundo. 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 approximately 110.000 vacation properties in over 100 countries through its prominent exchange and vacation rental brands. Wyndham Vacation Ownership, líder en la industria y en el mercado de propiedad de tiempo compartido, desarrolla, comercializa y vende intereses de propiedad de vacaciones y proporciona financiamiento al consumidor para los propietarios a través de su red de más de 210 centros turísticos de propiedad de vacaciones que prestan servicios a alrededor de 901.000 propietarios en los Estados Unidos, Canadá, México, El Caribe y el Pacífico Sur. Con base en Parsippany, NJ, Wyndham Worldwide contrata a más de 34.000 asociados a nivel mundial.
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