The Breakers Hotel Juliana DeFaria

About The Breakers

What They Do
  • Ocean-front luxury resort with various amenities such as fine dining, spas, golf courses, tennis courts, shopping centers, and more
  • Venue for meetings, weddings, and other celebrations
  • Dedicated to providing their guests the best possible experience
A Brief History
  • Henry M. Flagler founded in Palm Beach, FL in 1896
  • Fires in 1903 and 1925 that led to reconstructions
  • Some early notable guests include: Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, Astors, Andrew Carnegie and J.P. Morgan, US presidents, and European nobility
Green Initiatives
  • Ecologically friendly practices that conserve resources and protect the environment (energy efficiency, water conservation and waste reduction)
  • The Green Team identifies opportunities and develops methods for improving eco-friendly operations, such as elimination of single-use plastic water bottles
  • Created The Breakers Environmental Policy - a guideline for employees to ensure adherence to sustainable initiatives
Social Responsibility
  • Dedication to giving back to employees, the environment, and the community
  • Encourage employee wellness through health expos, sit-stand work stations, fitness classes, and company sport competitions (ex. Corporate Athlete & Mt. Everest Trek)
  • Volunteer time off: full-time employees are allocated 16 paid work hours each year to volunteer
  • The Breakers partnered with the nonprofit organization United Way and raised $1.5 million through annual workplace campaigns
Location

Summer College Internship

  • 12-week program for students interested in a career in hospitality
  • Designed for deep immersion in the hospitality industry through tactics like job shadowing, mentoring, and developmental workshops

Works Cited

  • Company website: https://www.thebreakers.com
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  • http://reviews.greatplacetowork.com/the-breakers-palm-beach
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