MEXICO CITY (August 31, 2016) - Grupo Vidanta, Mexico’s leading resort developer and operator, has been recognized as one of the top 15 companies for employment in Mexico by the research and consulting firm, Great Places to Work – Mexico. Vidanta was recognized for promoting equal opportunities and gender equality, which lead to an unprecedented jump of 19 positions on the list sine 2015 rankings. Among the 100 companies with over a thousand employees, Vidanta was recognized for a third time as one of the largest employers in Mexico and Latin America leading best practices in human capital management.
“Our 15,000 employees in Mexico are the key to our success and business growth,” said Iván Chávez, Executive Vice President of Grupo Vidanta. “Our mission at Grupo Vidanta is to create work environments that promote professional growth along with providing incredible entertainment experiences for our guests. Being recognized by Great Place to Work Mexico reinforces our success at doing just that.”
Grupo Vidanta climbed 19 positions in the past year, moving from ranking at #34 in 2015 to occupying the #15 spot on the list of Best Companies to Work For in 2016, and placing sixth in companies with over 1,000 employees. Grupo Vidanta first made the list in 2014, ranking at #70. A strong commitment to create equal opportunities for recruitment and professional development of women is present in all facets of the business at Grupo Vidanta, and a key reason for the company’s high ranking on this year’s list.
"The company’s effort in gender equality helped reach a high ranking, and we are aware of the importance of labor inclusion. Grupo Vidanta consistently seeks to implement policies and growth-oriented programs for our staff, creating an atmosphere of respect and service inside and outside the company,” remarked Iván Chávez.
Other companies in the top of the rankings by Great Place To Work Mexico for 2016 include Scotiabank, Infovavit, Gentera, American Express, Supermarkets S-Mart Foundation Telethon, BBVA Bancomer, AT & T Mexico, Mapfre Seguros, Liverpool and Eaton Group, among others.
Grupo Vidanta currently maintains a presence in destinations including Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Maya, Los Cabos, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Peñasco, and Mazatlán, while operating golf courses and a private airport in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.