Austria Trend Hotels awarded as a top enterprise concerning apprenticeships
Career’s Best Recruiter 2014/2015
Verkehrsbüro Group is one of Austria’s best recruiter in the service sector. This is stated in the current study “Career’s Best Recruiters” by the GPK communications agency. Employer branding and the recruiting measures of Austria’s 519 top employers in 25 industries were evaluated. The response to job applications, social media activities, presence in online job platforms and presentations at recruiting fairs were analysed. The evaluation also included how companies handle unsolicited job applications, as well as an online survey among job applicants about their employers.
Balancing work and family life
Verkehrsbüro Group has been awarded the state certificate as a family-friendly enterprise. In the course of the multi-stage audit on “Work and Family Life”, several measures promoting a family-friendly working environment have been implemented since 2007. For example, female employees on maternity leave can attend all the basic and further in-house training events. In addition, training vouchers are available to attend seminars on reconciling work and family life.
Certified travel agent
The Verkehrsbüro Group Certification Programme for its travel agents took second place in Athene 2010, a prize for basic and further training measures, awarded by the Austrian Association of Travel Agencies.
Verkehrsbüro Group has launched a number of measures in order to minimize the impact of hotels on the environment. For their eco-friendly operations, six Austria Trend hotels, two youth hostels and one camping site operated by Verkehrsbüro Group have so far received the Austrian Eco-Label for Tourist Enterprises.
“Green Meetings” environmental seal
Austropa Interconvention was the first Austrian congress organizer to receive the new Austrian Eco-Label “Green Meetings”. The Verkehrsbüro Group subsidiary is thus a pioneer in environmental protection and sustainability in the congress and event industry. The environmental conditions apply to the eco-friendly planning, organization and staging of events.