The recently renovated Orchard Hotel Singapore was honoured as the Top Employer Brand (Singapore) in the Hospitality Sector at the 2019 Asia CEO Summit & Award Ceremony held in Bangkok by Influential Brands.
The hotel has been celebrated for providing an outstanding employee engagement environment, company culture, and Human Resources practices in the digital age.
A total of 18 companies that scored above international benchmarks were awarded the Top Employer Brands of the Year accolade.
Leading companies from ASEAN represented
The event saw the attendance of 300 prominent C-suite executives from over 100 leading companies across the region, including from Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Chuan Leekpai, President of the National Assembly of Thailand and Former Prime Minister, was the Guest-of-Honour at the ceremony.
“Receiving this recognition showcases the hard work we as an organisation put into making Orchard Hotel Singapore a great place to work,” said Jean-Philippe Jacopin, the general manager of Orchard Hotel Singapore. “Our aim is to ensure that we not only have the right people for dedicated job roles but also are focused on the training and development of our staff by giving them a secure environment to succeed and grow professionally.
“Through our consistent employee engagement programmes, we strive to make sure that our organisation remains the workplace of choice for current and future employees.”
Raising the bar of the hospitality industry in the region
Based on employees’ anonymous feedback, Orchard Hotel Singapore emerged as winner in the Hospitality category.
The hotel has effectively implemented best practices by focusing on consistent employee engagement, development programmes that include customised training framework for different groups of employees and comprehensive on-boarding and induction programme for new hires.
By securing this prestigious recognition, Orchard Hotel Singapore has raised the bar for the hospitality industry as it continues to offer exceptional Asian hospitality with a dedicated team of professionals.
“It is our honour to recognise Asia’s Top Employers as a true testament of their best-in-class HR Practices and great culture making them the best employers to work for,” said the managing director of Influential Brands, Jorge Rodriguez. “Ultimately engaged employees translate to better customer service and brand loyalty. My heartiest congratulations to all the 18 companies recognised by their employees as choice employers.”
About Orchard Hotel Singapore
Home to 656 Rooms and Suites in characteristically unique twin buildings, the legendary Orchard Hotel Singapore is located in the heart of the city’s premier shopping and entertainment district.
Enlivened and refurbished to epitomise warm Asian hospitality with Signature Class amenities, Orchard Hotel Singapore offers a 25m outdoor pool, fitness studio and close proximity to Singapore Botanic Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Comprehensive conference and banquet facilities include one of Singapore’s largest pillar-free grand ballrooms with two floor-to-ceiling LED walls, statement lighting and state-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities.
A diverse array of signature cuisines await at the hotel’s award-winning dining outlets, including the revamped Hua Ting Restaurant, The Orchard Cafe and Bar Intermezzo.
For more information, visit www.orchardhotel.com.sg
About Influential Brands
Influential Brands® is a think–tank research and business platform which identifies, engages and recognises The Champions of Excellence throughout Asia.
The Influential Brands family of brands comprises of global and regional brands from more than 15 countries worldwide.
Influential Brands® strives towards Champions of Excellence.
Deeply embedded in their beliefs, is the need to foster a culture that honours the exemplary practices of leading brands in Asia, as well as their commitment to distinction.
They delight in rejoicing with organisations over their successful business and brand efforts that have added values and left significant marks in the many walks of life.
Through this, they hope to contribute to the knowledge pool of best practices so that companies can produce quality and meaningful brands that influence and impact our environment, living standard, lifestyles and future.