Lemon Tree Hotels, India’s largest hotel chain in the mid-priced hotel sector, has been ranked 12th amongst the Best Large Workplaces in Asia by the Great Place To Work Survey, 2018.
Lemon Tree Hotels has featured in the Top 100 Great Place to Work survey for 7 consecutive years now. This is the second time it has featured in the Top 20 list for Best Large Workplaces in Asia.
Speaking on the occasion, Patanjali Govind Keswani, Chairman and Managing Director, Lemon Tree Hotels said, “We are delighted to hear of this ranking because we have built an organization that is focused on employees and our efforts to make it inclusive has impacted our business outcomes positively. I want to thank my entire team for being fully engaged at work and for making us the 12th Best Large Workplace in Asia in 2018.”
Spread across 48 hotels in 30 cities of India, the group is known for its people practices. Their Career Development programs, to coach and mentor Super High Achievers and High Potential employees widen their learning and prepare them for newer roles and challenges, thus making them the Culture Ambassadors and contributors to the rapid success and expansion that Lemon Tree has shown over the years.
Lemon Tree Hotels is an equal opportunity employer. By creating an environment that allows Employees with Disability – Physical and Intellectual and Economically/Socially weak segment (Opportunity Deprived Indians a.k.a. ODIs) to deliver their best, Lemon Tree Hotels is able to play a part, however small, in social inclusiveness and nation building. By 2021, the total employee strength is expected to cross eight thousand, which will include 25 – 30 percent ODIs.
Lemon Tree Hotels believes in hiring for attitude and training for skills. The current strength of the group is ~5000 employees. The employee development initiatives will assist Lemon Tree Hotels meet the manning requirements for the extensive development pipeline of 3282 rooms in 30 hotels across 24 new cities of India by 2021. Moreover, it has already realigned its recruitment process and devised an extensive learning and development program to make their projected strength skilled and ‘job-fit’.