Annual ranking confirms IHG®’s reputation as an employer of choice
ATLANTA (Mar 28, 2014) – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, has been recognized as one of Atlanta’s Top Places to Work in the annual Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) rankings of 100 small, midsize and large companies. IHG®, which employs more than 1,300 corporate workers in the Atlanta metro area, ranked fifth among 25 large companies.
“We are honored to be recognized as one of Atlanta’s top places to work,” said Kirk Kinsell, president, the Americas, IHG. “People are at the heart of everything we do at IHG and we strive to be an employer of choice by fostering a culture where everyone can reach their potential.”
IHG is committed to creating an environment where everyone can give their best and make a difference. Employees are encouraged to bring their unique personalities, interests and skillsets to work toward a shared purpose of creating Great Hotels Guests Love.
More than 50,000 metro Atlanta employees from 211 corporations participated in a 22-question survey conducted by the AJC and Workplace Dynamics LLP. The final Top Places to Work list is composed of 25 large companies (500 or more employees), 35 midsize companies (150-499 employees) and 40 small companies (149 or fewer employees).
Earlier this month, IHG was also named to the FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies list and The Sunday Times’ list of the 25 Best Big Companies to Work for in 2013.
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ Hotels & Resorts.
IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with over 77 million members worldwide. The programme was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,700 hotels and 687,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories. With more than 1,100 hotels in its development pipeline, IHG expects to recruit around 90,000 people into additional roles across its estate over the next few years.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.