/ Playa Resorts is a Top Employer of the Year at the 2019 Stevie Awards

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Supplier: Playa Hotels & Resorts
Location: Caribbean

Playa Hotels & Resorts was named as the Hospitality and Leisure Employer of the Year at the 17th annual Stevie Awards gala in New York City!


Stevie Awards

The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognizes the world’s best employers and the human resources professionals, teams, achievements, and HR-related products and suppliers who help to create and drive great places to work.

In 2019, more than 600 nominations from 24-nations were submitted for consideration, representing a wide range of HR-related categories. More than 60 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.


“Our associates are the bedrock of our success and it’s inspiring to see our core values and the culture recognized on the world-stage. We have an award-winning team who believes in our product and vision to redefine the all-inclusive resort experience. As a company, our achievements have been nothing short of extraordinary, but there is no better accolade than having our employees and our culture recognized by seasoned HR veterans”

Bruce Wardinski, Chairman & CEO – Playa Hotels & Resorts


Playa Hotels & Resorts

Playa, best known for launching all-inclusive resorts with legendary hospitality brands such as Hilton and Hyatt, has corporate offices in Fairfax, Virginia and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Taking home Gold in the Top Employer of the Year category and Bronze for Achievement in New Employee Onboarding, the accolades are the first Stevie’s for Playa and speak to the company’s dedication to building a dynamic and supportive company culture.

In addition to a progressive benefits and compensation package, the company’s forward-thinking approach to personal wellbeing and social responsibility are at the forefront of the company’s focus.


“This award represents our longstanding commitment to not only constructing a sustainable organizational design but also establishing progressive programs to support our associate’s long-term growth. We’re not just passionate about hospitality, we’re passionate about seeing our associates succeed”

Dayna Blank, SVP Human Resources – Playa Hotels & Resorts


To learn more about Playa Hotels & Resorts, please visit playaresorts.com.


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