We are thrilled to welcome the luxurious Hotel Des Indes to the Hotel Employee Rate Travel Program. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the Hotel Des Indes is located at one of the most beautiful spots in The Hague, on the leafy Lange Voorhout. The hotel is surrounded by beautiful linden trees, luxurious shopping streets, prominent museums, theatres and restaurants. The preferred hotel of choice by heads of state, royalty and celebrities visiting The Hague, Hotel Des Indes is now available at exclusive Hotel Employee Rates to our member hotel employees. For more information, please visit: https://www.hoteldesindesthehague.com/
We are thrilled to welcome Limited Edition Hotels and Team to the Hotel Employee Rate Travel Program offering hoteliers exclusive Hotel Employee Rates at this fine collection of independent boutique hotels in Belgium. To learn more, please visit: www.limitededitionhotels.be
Perfectly perched along sandy white shores and turquoise waters in Orange Beach, Alabama USA, Perdido Beach Resort offers the ideal location for beach vacations. This four-star full-service beach resort offers aquatic activities, spa services, live entertainment and fine dining. Golf options are available nearby.
To learn more of the Perdido Beach Resort, please visit www.perdidobeachresort.com.
We are thrilled to welcome the luxurious Oostwegel Collection to the Hotel Employee Rate Travel Program, offering their collection of four and five star hotels at exclusive Hotel Employee Rates to the eligible hotel employees in the Program.
The Château St. Gerlach, a Relais & Châteaux hotel, is located in Valkenburg Netherlands, in the beautiful Ingendael region, a 10-minute drive from Maastricht. An estate full of memories and with an overwhelming beauty and grandeur. The former convent and farmyard have been transformed into well appointed guest rooms and suites, homely residences and a restaurant.
The 5-star Kruisherenhotel Maastricht, recipient of the 2017 Dutch Hotel Award, is located in the center of Maastricht in the former 15th-century Kruisherenklooster. Together with the monumental Gothic church, this complex has been transformed into a Marriott Design Hotel Member. The interior is a creation of the internationally acclaimed interior architect Henk Vos in collaboration with international designers such as Le Corbusier, Ingo Maurer and Philip Starck. The architectural contrasts between past and present come alive throughout the hotel. From the impressive entrance to Spencer’s and luxurious hotel room to the beautiful courtyard, the interplay of history, design, music, art, hospitality and expertise leaves an overwhelming impression.
The four-star Winselerhof is located on the edge of the beautiful Strijthagerbeek valley, between Maastricht and Aachen. The small scale of the characterful South Limburg manor farm, the surrounding nature reserve and the team’s love of hospitality make you forget the hectic pace of everyday life. The secluded hotel rooms in the courtyard, the refined Italian Restaurant Pirandello and the casual atmosphere of Luigi’s Restaurant & Bar contribute to a relaxing stay.
To learn more of the Oostwegel Collection, please visit: www.oostwegelcollection.nl.
We are thrilled to welcome the Sutton Hotel Collection to the Hotel Employee Rate Program! The collection features beautiful four-star hotels in some of England’s most treasured historic destinations, including the Castle Hotel Windsor, The Francis Hotel Bath and The Queens Hotel Cheltenham. To learn more of the Sutton Hotel Collection, please visit www.suttonhotelcollection.com.
We are thrilled to welcome THE FLAG Hotels and Team to the Hotel Employee Rate Program, offering our members a collection of hotels and apart-hotels in Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich at exclusive Hotel Employee Rates. THE FLAG properties are ideally located, well-equipped and stylishly furnished offering a simple and carefree motif. To learn more, please visit: www.the-flag.de.
The Hotel Employee Rate Program can now provide dynamic rate connectivity to hotels through over 90 hotel connections including Synxis, TravelClick, MEWS, Cubilis, Derbysoft, Rategain, Siteminder – to name a few. To see if your hotel can directly connect, please click here.
We are thrilled to welcome the five-star Sea Cliff Resort & Spa Zanzibar to the Hotel Employee Rate’s Signature Collection, offering hoteliers exclusive hotel employee rates as this impressive luxury beachside resort.
Perfectly nestled on the north-west coast of Zanzibar just twenty-five minutes from the historical magic of Stone Town, this 120 room luxury resort is situated on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean in Mangapwani and offers panoramic views from the lounge restaurant bar and recreational areas — Both infinity swimming pools have wonderful views of the ocean – There is also a jetty bar that offers the perfect place from which to enjoy a sundowner or you could sail on our dhow and watch the beautiful sunsets that the West coast of Zanzibar is famous for — 96 of our rooms offer views from the bedrooms and private balconies with all the modern facilities that you expect from an international hotel with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property — The resort offers a number of activities for the energetic including a fully equipped gym – two tennis courts – a volleyball court – a squash court and bicycles for rides through the coconut plantation — There is also a water sports centre offering a wide range of activities including water skiing – sailing and more. All non-motorized water sports are free to hotel guests — For guests wanting to relax and be pampered we have the Shwari Spa with five treatment rooms offering a range of treatments including manicures pedicures facials and massages — The spa has two steam rooms and saunas so you can truly enjoy your spa experience — The resort also has a full time childrens centre supervised by professional child minders offering arts and crafts to name a few — We have a designer golf course right on our property alongside the beach — Our spectacular course consists of 9 holes 18 tees a driving range as well as a putting green — The resorts convenient location makes it the perfect base from which to explore the world heritage site of Stone Town.
Work-life balance matters.
This is the resounding message being silently shouted by hoteliers all over the world. According to a recent article, “The Great Resignation and the Hospitality Industry” posted by Hospitality Net, “establishing a work/life balance” is “one of the top three concerns” employees have expressed when quitting. One of the great actions hotel operators can take is to “show a renewed focus on employee well-being and personal goals.”
A recent internal survey by Hotel Employee Rate directed to the hotel employees participating in the Program from all over the globe reaffirms this point. Of those surveyed, 75% of respondents either Agrees or Strongly Agrees that receiving exclusive hotel employee rates is a benefit that is valued by them, a special perk four out of five will seek to take advantage of when booking their holidays (60% of respondents are planning to take more than two holiday trips this upcoming year). Perhaps most revealing, those employees participating in the Hotel Employee Rate Program are speaking highly of their organization with nearly three out of four Agreeing or Strongly Agreeing their company values their work-life balance. On average, better than four out of five respondents would recommend the Hotel Employee Rate Program to their friends and family (employees love that they can add up to 10 of their friends and family to the Program).
The survey also reveals the strained environment some hoteliers encountered when seeking exclusive hotel employee rate travel benefits during the 2022 post-covid period. In some key markets, hotels were offering limited inventory to the Program, particularly in major gateway destinations in the SE USA and western Europe where travel demand exceeded that of 2019. Some of those surveyed voiced their dissent with the overall availability of hotel employee rates at participating hotels, and the overall level of discounts being offered by hotels, the majority of which are dynamically discounted. This is indeed distressing, particularly given the need to take greater care of hotel employees with the recruitment and retention challenges facing the lodging industry as of late. Hotel Employee Rate is working with its hotel partners to increase its hotel employee rate inventory while working to expand upon its global network of hotels. The Program currently features over 2,500 independent and branded hotels and resorts worldwide for hoteliers to select from at exclusive rates.
The Hotel Employee Rate Program is the global hotel employee travel program welcoming branded hotels, independent hotels and hotel companies worldwide. The hotel-controlled Program allows participating hotels the opportunity to offer their teams hotel employee rate travel benefits, similarly offered by major international hotel brands. To learn more, please visit www.hotelemployeerate.com.
We at Hotel Employee Rate recognize that Work-Life Balance Matters. We thank Hospitality Management for spotlighting this cause and Hotel Employee Rate’s contribution to it with their recent article, “Employees are the New Guests.”