Ninth consecutive time recognized for innovative employee engagement programs
Wilmington, Mass. (August 17, 2021) – World Travel Holdings today announced its recognition as one of the 2021 Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces® Awards for the ninth consecutive time. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces.
“The COVID-19 pandemic presented a myriad of challenges for businesses and their workforce. But these unprecedented times also offered an opportunity for organizations to support their people. Companies that prioritized employee experience, recognition and employee voice have seen increased productivity, higher employee engagement and stronger loyalty,” said Jeff Cates, CEO and president at Achievers. “This year’s 50 Most Engaged winners embody what it means to be a “people-first” business and have proven how the prioritization of employee experience can help an organization withstand even the most difficult of times.”
A panel of 15 esteemed judges comprised of employee engagement academics, industry analysts, thought leaders, journalists, and influencers evaluated the applicants. Winners were selected based on Achievers’ Eight Elements of Employee Engagement®: Accountability & Performance, Belonging, Equity & Inclusion, Culture Alignment, Manager Empowerment, Professional & Personal Growth, Purpose & Leadership, Recognition & Rewards, and Wellbeing.
“I’m very proud of the way our company came together during one of the most tumultuous times in our industry, the travel and cruise industry,” said Loren Kennedy, senior vice president of human resources & customer care for World Travel Holdings. “As a result of these unforeseen challenges, we had to find new ways to support our employees from changing the way we communicate to creating innovative ways to keep our workforce connected and engaged, which makes this year’s recognition especially meaningful.”
To learn more about World Travel Holdings and its career opportunities, visit the company’s Careers page.
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About World Travel Holdings
World Travel Holdings is the nation’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company with a portfolio of more than 40 diverse brands. In addition to owning some of the largest brands distributing cruises, villas, resort vacations, car rentals, resort day passes and luxury travel services, World Travel Holdings has a vast portfolio of private-label partnerships comprised of top leisure travel providers, including almost every U.S. airline, leading hotel brands and prominent corporations. The company also operates a top-rated travel agency franchise and the country’s original host agency and is consistently recognized as an industry leader in work-at-home employment. Its global presence includes operating multiple cruise brands in the United Kingdom. World Travel Holdings has offices in Wilmington, Mass.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and Chorley, England. For more information, visit WorldTravelHoldings.com.
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