Por tercer año, Wyndham Worldwide fue nombrada entre las mejores 50 compañías en términos de diversidad por DiversityInc

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Global hospitality company also named as one of the top 10 companies for Supplier Diversity, Global Diversity, and Diversity Councils.

Parsippany, N.J., (April 24, 2015) – Recognized for the recruitment, professional development, and inclusive environment provided to all associates, guests and customers, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, was named one of the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity. This marks the third consecutive year Wyndham Worldwide has been in the Top 50. 

"With over 34.000 associates serving millions of customers across six continents, our commitment to maintaining strong diversity in perspective, talent, and background keeps Wyndham Worldwide an exceptional hospitality provider, a successful company, and a great place to work," said Stephen P. Holmes, chairman and CEO, Wyndham Worldwide. "For us diversity isn't a program, it's simply how we do business."

Wyndham Worldwide remains committed on growing its businesses globally, with a focus on its performance and people in the communities where it operates. Believing diversity enriches the organization as a global hospitality provider; Wyndham Worldwide is dedicated to providing opportunity, education, resources, leadership and a voice for every individual, so that the Company can best deliver memorable experiences to its customers.

Highlights of the Company’s Diversity and Inclusion key initiatives include:

  • Diversos grupos de negocios para asociados, diseñados para que los empleados se involucren en el proceso de expansión de negocio, redes de contactos, desarrollo personal y profesional y afiliación con colegas en la Compañía que compartan intereses y experiencias comunes. Most recently, the Company introduced its newest group, NEXT, which works to foster an environment that encourages knowledge sharing and increased productivity while creating meaningful relationships, and driving business through initiatives that further the understanding of the varying needs of each generation to produce better services and products.
  • Professional development and mentorship offerings for the entire workforce, including women, which represent almost 55 percent of the Company’s total U.S. workforce and 38 percent of all director-level and above positions. 
  • Programas diseñados para incrementar y fomentar la diversidad en la industria hotelera, a través de la propiedad y la experiencia del cliente. For example, Hoseasons, one of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals brands, recently announced it will launch a campaign appealing to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender holidaymakers.
  • Partnering with Springboard Consulting to complete a comprehensive corporate disability assessment and gap analysis, supporting a strategic plan that aligns with the Company’s existing community outreach, as well as recruitment and employment of people with disabilities. 
  • Developing a national scholarship program for the 2015/2016 school year to formalize the Company’s existing support of minority and economically disadvantaged students, while continuing support of local schools in communities where it operates. 

DiversityInc also announced a number of Specialty Lists. Wyndham Worldwide was named as one of the top 10 companies for Supplier Diversity (#4), Global Diversity (#6) and Diversity Councils (#7). This marks the first time the Company was named to three Specialty Lists.

Wyndham Worldwide has also been named a Top 50 Company for Latinas by LATINA Style, 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. Adicionalmente, la Compañía mantiene fuertes asociaciones con organizaciones como National Diversity Council, Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, National Society of Hispanic MBAs y National Association of Black, Hispanic, Asian and Women MBAs.

"Maintaining an 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," said Patricia Lee, senior vice president, human resources and chief diversity officer, Wyndham Worldwide. "This is made possible every day by the behaviors, decisions, and actions of our leaders and associates who embrace our Company's core values and work to enhance the supportive culture that we have."

Wyndham Worldwide ha trabajado en integrar a sus asociados, negocios y comunidades en todo lo que hace, con un enfoque estratégico en el ambiente, sostenibilidad, diversidad e inclusión, apoyo comunitario y responsabilidad y ética y derechos humanos. En los años desde su introducción a la Bolsa de Valores de Nueva York en 2006, la Compañía ha seguido demostrando su liderazgo al ser un ciudadano corporativo responsable.

DiversityInc, the leading publication on diversity and business, annually recognizes companies that exemplify meaningful diversity management through their corporate practice. La lista de los mejores 50 de DiversityInc incluye compañías en un amplio rango de industrias cuyo liderazgo, prácticas de adquisición, comunicaciones y compromiso de sus asociados reflejan de una mejor manera la realidad de la rápidamente cambiante fuerza de trabajo dinámica de nuestros días.

Acerca de Wyndham Worldwide

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. 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 7.600 franchised hotels and approximately 661.000 hotel rooms worldwide. Wyndham Exchange & Rentals is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and the world's largest professional manager of vacation rentals, 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. 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 200 centros turísticos de propiedad de vacaciones que prestan servicios a alrededor de 904.000 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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Michael Valentino

Vice President, Communications and Marketing

973-753-8372

michael.valentino@wyn.com