Hilton Durban Honored with South Africa Best Employer Brand Award 2019
DURBAN, South Africa - Hilton Durban was awarded the prestigious South Africa Best Employer Brand Award, representing a combination of the overall quality, range of facilities and level of services offered by the property.
World Federation of HR Professionals presented the award based on attracting talent, retaining talent, developing talent and retention policy, as well as cultivating competencies for the future to ensure the organization is future-ready, has a diversified culture, excellent employee benefits and employee engagement and equal opportunities to women leaders. The awards are announced annually, in several geographic regions as a build up to the Global Employer Brands which will be in its 28th edition in 2020. This marks the first time that Hilton Durban has received the honor.
Alongside this great achievement we have also been presented an award from the International Hotel School, which recognizes our staff members who, through the provision of high-quality training and support, have assisted the school in the practical development of their students.
“This accolade is the result of the incredible hard work of so many people. The teamwork of our brand and management all combined to make us worthy of this recognition. We are in a people business – a business that relies upon the talent and passion of our team to deliver incredible experiences to our guests. We do this through our relentless focus on creating an exceptional workplace culture for all, and we are grateful for this meaningful recognition during our milestone 100th year,” said Markus Fritz, General Manager, Hilton Durban.
Hilton Durban provides guests with a complement of services and amenities, including 328 guest rooms, 800 square meters of meeting space, outdoor swimming pool, laundry services, gift shop, spa, restaurants, 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour room service, business center and complimentary Wi-Fi internet access.
Hilton Durban is located at 12 – 14 Walnut Road, Durban, 4001. For reservations, visit Hilton Durban at www.durban.hilton.com or call +27 (0) 31 336 8100.
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