Ninth consecutive time recognized for innovative employee engagement programs
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (May 9, 2023) – World Travel Holdings, the nation’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, has been named a winner of the South Florida Top Workplaces 2023 award by the Sun Sentinel. This marks the company’s ninth consecutive win since the inception of the awards program and the only employer to be named to this elite list every year.
“Earning a Top Workplaces award is a badge of honor for companies, especially because it comes automatically from their employees,” said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. “That’s something to be proud of. In today’s market, leaders must ensure they’re allowing employees to have a voice and be heard. That’s paramount. Top Workplaces do this, and it pays dividends.”
Employee Engagement is a cornerstone of World Travel Holdings’ culture initiatives and every department within the company plays a role. The company’s Human Resources Directors partner with each area of the business to set forth goals based on engagement survey results. World Travel Holdings characterizes engagement as more than impressive benefits. It is about caring more, prioritizing the well-being of its employees and providing opportunities for growth.
“We are thrilled to receive this award and to be recognized as a top workplace in South Florida,” said Loren Kennedy, senior vice president of Human Resources of World Travel Holdings. “Our success is due in large part to our employees, who work tirelessly to deliver exceptional experiences for our customers. We are committed to providing our employees with a supportive and engaging work environment, and we look forward to continuing to build on our culture of excellence.”
The award is based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. The survey measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution, and connection.
World Travel Holdings has made a significant jump in the rankings, moving up from #50 in 2022 to #34 in its category for the South Florida Top Workplaces 2023 award by the Sun Sentinel. The company’s ninth consecutive win in the awards program reflects its commitment to fostering a positive work environment. To see the full list of winners, visit the Sun Sentinel Top Workplaces website.
To learn more about World Travel Holdings and its career opportunities, visit the company’s Careers page.
About World Travel Holdings
World Travel Holdings is the nation’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company with a portfolio of nearly 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 is consistently recognized as an industry leader in employee engagement and work-at-home employment. Its global presence includes operating multiple cruise brands in the United Kingdom. World Travel Holdings has offices in Wakefield, Mass.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and Chorley, England. For more information, visit WorldTravelHoldings.com.
Energage is a purpose-driven company that helps organizations turn employee feedback into useful business intelligence and credible employer recognition through Top Workplaces. Built on 16 years of culture research and the results from 27 million employees surveyed across more than 70,000 organizations, Energage delivers the most accurate competitive benchmark available. With access to a unique combination of patented analytic tools and expert guidance, Energage customers lead the competition with an engaged workforce and an opportunity to gain recognition for their people-first approach to culture. For more information or to nominate your organization, visit energage.com or topworkplaces.com.