The Lemon Tree Hotel Company has been ranked as the 9th Best Company to Work For in India by the Great Place to Work (GPTW)-Economic Times Survey-2016. It has also been judged the No.1 Company in Workplace Culture Transformation this year for successfully implementing and sustaining a cultural transformation across its 29 hotels in 18 cities of India.
Speaking on the achievement, Patu Keswani, CMD, Lemon Tree Hotels, said: “The spirit and attitude that every Lemon Tree employee brings to work each day is unique. I thank all of them for making us one amongst the Top 10 best companies to work for in India. These rankings also reinforce our resolve to continue our focus on inclusiveness and equal opportunity.”
Based on employee feedback and the Company’s HR practices, the Great Place to Work Institute has recognized Lemon Tree Hotels for its unique value system and people policies. The audit highlights the strong sense of respect, credibility, fairness, camaraderie and pride that employees at Lemon Tree Hotels feel towards each other and the management, thereby making it a Great Place to Work.
An equal opportunity employer, the Lemon Tree group believes in hiring for attitude and training for skills. Currently, the group is over 3500 employees strong, of which ~15% are Employees with Disabilities (EWDs) and an additional ~10 per cent are from socially, economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds (Eco-Socs).
Lemon Tree Hotels has featured in the Top 100 Great Place to Work® survey for 6 consecutive years now. Last year, it ranked 30th in the Great Place to Work® List and has moved up 21 paces to now sit on the 9th rank in this coveted list made across industries. The Great Place to Work Survey was conducted amongst ~800 organizations to choose the Best Companies to Work for in India, this year.