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What is a Hospitalitarian?

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A hospitalitarian brings the virtue of hospitality to life. Someone who, in their DNA, feels good by making other people feel good. Here at White Lodging, we know that business, like life, is how you make people feel. Everything we do is aimed to create the GRIT, the HEART and the SKILLS to build a company of hospitalitarians.

The Grit
We’re a place for the best of the best. It will take grit, determination and perseverance but, at the end of the day, you will be one of the most sought-after leaders in the industry, surrounded by like-minded people that have the will and work ethic to win – just like you.
The Heart
We believe that passionate people are the most successful, both in their personal lives and at work. Through genuine care and a deep passion for people, we work to build each other and our communities up and invest in causes that capture our imagination and advance our communities.
The Skills
We expect extraordinary things from our associates. We set expectations and expect you to achieve them, empowered with the tools, resources and support of the entire company. From your first day to your last, our training and development programs are in place to enable you to achieve your best and grow each and every day.
A Company of Hospitalitarians
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Our Values

We Are Strategic

We know who we are and where we want to go. We are disciplined in managing risk and maximizing value. We organize around our priorities and execute against them.

We Pursue Excellence Relentlessly

We hold ourselves accountable to consistently deliver disciplined execution on a shift-to-shift basis.

We Live Genuine Care

We are compassionate, respectful and polite to each other, our guests and our neighbors in the communities in which we serve.

We Embrace Growth

Growth is in our DNA. We take pride and invest in the development of our people and hotels, building from a foundation of strength and hard work.

We Are Ethical

We are honest, act with integrity, lead by example and treat others with dignity and respect. 

Our Promises

Our Promises focus our operations and provide a lens in which to make decisions, investments and action.

Associates
To create an environment that allows you to be your best self and grow through ongoing training, development and mentorship
Owners
To protect and maximize the value of every asset
Guests
To be the cleanest, friendliest and most experiential hospitality choice

Our promise to you and all of our associates is that we will create an environment that allows you to be your best self and grow through ongoing training, development, and mentorship.

Regardless of where you are in your career, we're prepared to help you thrive personally and professionally, and create opportunities and pathways for a fulfilling career. 
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Associates on laptops working together at a table
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Associates preparing food for a banquet

Community Engagement

Our 1,000s of associates are proud members of the communities in which we operate. Giving back is a pillar of the White Family and White Lodging, and we support a wide range of local organizations and invest in legacy-building projects that support sustainable economic and social wellbeing. 

Over the past five years the White Family, together with their family foundations, have invested or pledged more than $100 million to universities, local YMCAs, and community centers. 

Key Initiatives

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