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FRHI Hotels & Resorts Wins 2015 Ragan’s Employee Communications Award for Best Employee Engagement
FRHI Hotels & Resorts Wins 2015 Ragan’s Employee Communications Award for Best Employee Engagement

FRHI’s 125 global luxury hotels utilize Beekeeper’s cloud-based mobile communication solution to increase employee engagement

Zurich March 30th, 2016 Beekeeper, a leading enterprise mobile communication solution, announced that their client FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI) has won the 2015 Ragan’s Employee Communications Award for Best Employee Engagement. For the past two years, FRHI has connected over 40,000 employees from 125 hotels in 35 countries using FRHI Talk, a Beekeeper developed mobile communications solution. The Ragan’s Employee Communications Awards are held annually and demonstrate extraordinary imagination and intelligence in employee communications, intranet, publications and video. One of Ragan’s most popular programs, this award celebrates how FRHI has engaged their employees in efficient, interactive and innovative ways. FRHI succeeded in winning the Best Employee Engagement category beating out other notable contenders including PayPal, Nielsen and Duke Energy. Andrada Paraschiv, Executive Director, Communications & Strategy, FRHI, notes “we are thrilled to have won this prestigious award for our Internal Communications efforts! We truly see the value in connecting and engaging with all of our employees and believe that Beekeeper has become the perfect tool for us to do so.” Winning the award was a result of the great success FRHI has experienced using FRHI Talk as their primary communications and engagement tool: according to a 2015 internal employee survey, 65 percent of FRHI Talk users surveyed answered, “thanks to FRHI Talk I feel more a part of FRHI than I did before,” 78 percent of users said that reading the content on FRHI Talk makes them feel proud to work for FRHI and 61% claimed that thanks to FRHI Talk they are inspired to perform better at their job. FRHI Talk is the central hub for FRHI employees to interact with each other on a daily basis, while, "feeling like part of the same parent company and international group," says Alexandra Zeifman, Internal Communications Projects Manager, FRHI. Michelle Crosby, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, FRHI, says of the Beekeeper created solution, “FRHI Talk has taken off! It's really very exciting to be able to go on it every single day and get a glimpse of our organization from around the world.”

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Of the various communication tools available, Beekeeper is the leading internal communication platform for enterprises. Our software-as-a-service platform helps organizations to communicate and engage with their workforce through their own mobile application in a secure and exclusive way. Organizations can spread internal messages, promote bottom-up communication, gain insights and measure the impact of their messaging. For more details visit

About FRHI Hotels & Resorts

FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI) is a leading luxury hotel management company that operates more than 125 hotels and branded residential offerings globally under the Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel brands. The company’s distinctive portfolio of luxury and upper upscale hotels features celebrated icons, world-class resorts and stylish city center hotels. Some notable hotels include Fairmont Dubai, Raffles Singapore, Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Fairmont San Francisco and London’s The Savoy. Focused on growing its distinctive hotel brands, the company is also developing new hotels in key locations around the world including exciting projects in China, Russia, Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the United States. The company also manages Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel branded luxury private residence clubs, whole-ownership residences and serviced residences properties. For more information visit Do you have 5 minutes? Watch the testimonial video from the FRHI team on how they're using Beekeeper as their team communication app to engage colleagues globally.
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