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White Lodging Named to Training Magazine's Top 125

Honored As One of the Top Companies Worldwide Providing the Best in Employee Development

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Feb. 18, 2010 -- White Lodging has announced it has been recognized by Training Magazine as one of the Top 125 companies in 2009 that delivered exemplary training for its associates. 2009 marks the third consecutive year White Lodging has been recognized with the honor, placing 83 out of 125 and joining companies such as Microsoft, McDonalds, UPS and MasterCard Worldwide.

"It is an honor to be recognized as one of the top organizations excelling in training and development of our associates," stated Dave Sibley, President and CEO of White Lodging's Hospitality Management Division. "We recruit, develop and retain leaders who thrive in an environment of results-focused accountability."

White Lodging's commitment to internal training supports their overall strategies to deliver industry-leading value; achieve internal consistency; ensure organizational alignment; create the most respected, high-valued workforce; and build awareness and advocacy from both a business and talent perspective.

Training programs such as Leadership Development Series (LDS), Individual Development Plan (IDP) and Flight School are designed so that each individual is given the opportunity to achieve success in various brands and their own careers. The actual on-boarding process includes orientation, on-line technical training (individual development program), live simulation learning, and e-learning on White Lodging systems and processes.

White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development, and operations company -- a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid- to large-scale hotels across the country. Their current portfolio consists of 142 hotels in eighteen states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Hotels Corporation, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group, and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.

For more information about White Lodging training and careers visit  or call 219-769-3267 ext. 4376.

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