KLM most attractive employer and Travellers’ Choice Major Airline
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today recieved two awards voted for by the public. The airline has been chosen as the most attractive employer for 2019 based on the annual Randstad Employer Brand Research. KLM also won the TripAdvisor Award for Best Business Class – Europe and the award Travellers’ Choice Major Airline – Europe.
Randstad Employer Brand Award
The Randstad Award is presented annually to the most attractive employer in the Netherlands. More than 17,000 Dutch, between the ages of 18 and 65, were given a choice of 471 Dutch companies. The research asked employed and unemployed people to judge employers on points that included: primary and secondary terms of employment, career prospects, job security, and atmosphere at work.
Aart Slagt, executive vice president HR & Industrial Relations KLM: “I am extremely proud to receive this award and I accept it on behalf of all my colleagues at this wonderful company. We are able to stay in the lead of the international airline industry by making the most of everyone's individual capacities. And that's what makes the difference in our industry. We are extremely lucky to have such fantastic ambassadors."
Marjolein ten Hoonte – director Employment Market and CSR Randstad Group and Aart Slagt - executive vice president HR & Industrial Relations KLM
TripAdvisor Award Best Business Class – Europe and Travellers’ Choice Major Airline – Europe
KLM also received two TripAdvisor Awards today. TripAdvisor is the largest travel review website in the world with more than 661 million reviews, including airlines. KLM won the TripAdvisor Award Best Business Class - Europe and the award Travellers’ Choice Major Airline – Europe. Both prizes resulted from all the reviews of KLM that millions of travellers left on the TripAdvisor website.
Pieter Groeneveld, senior vice president Digital: “This is a wonderful acknowledgement of our service, which we are continually improving to ensure our passengers have a 'memorable experience'. We are delighted with this award."
Left to right: Olaf Stokman, director Customer Experience KLM, Bryan Saltzburg, president Flights & Crews TripAdvisor, Pieter Groeneveld, senior vice president Digital