Dalata Hotel Group plc has been included in the top six of The 30 Best Places to Work in Hospitality 2023.
Operating 50 hotels, including the Maldron and Clayton brands, Dalata was praised by hospitality publication The Caterer in its annual showcase of the finest operators and businesses in the sector.
The Caterer’s top-30 list celebrates UK companies across all sectors, large and small, established or entrepreneurial. It also highlights the employers who demonstrate exceptional skill at employee engagement and those who have promoted retention through the training and development of their teams.
The rankings are decided by the employees themselves, who fill out an anonymous survey. Of the 95% of Dalata respondents who said that the ‘company cares about its people’, 83% added that their employer is ‘brilliant at it’.
Statement By Dalata Hotel Group’s Chief People Officer
Dalata Hotel Group’s chief people officer, Dawn Wynne, said that the company is proud to have built on its previous top-ten ranking on such a prestigious list.
Wynne said, “At Dalata Hotel Group, our people always come first. Helping employees develop in their careers is at the heart of what we do and is always a key focus.
“We have made significant investments in the Dalata Academy. All of our new recruits are automatically enrolled in the academy careers.
“Other key areas of focus for us are well-being at work and promoting inclusion and diversity, to make Dalata a fair and supportive place to work.”
Wynne added, “We may be a large company, but we’re not too big to care about our employees, and it has been hugely satisfying to be able to pivot quickly and respond to their needs during these challenging times.
“With a portfolio of 50 hotels and growing, Dalata is certainly in expansion mode, and this brings huge opportunities for our people, with the chance to transfer to various locations and also avail of discounted stays across every hotel. We know just how important it is to have the right people working in our hotels, and we are adept at creating the best working environment for our people to excel in.”
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