We aim to be Best in Class in all that we do at Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Our vision is clear - to create superior total returns for stockholders through appreciation in asset values and growth in earnings and dividends. We truly believe that our associates play a vital and integral role in contributing to the company's success in achieving this vision.

During the hiring process, we look for the best people to carry out this vision and our corporate values, which are EPIC:

  • Passion about Excellence
  • Dedicated to Partnership
  • Committed to Integrity
  • One with our Community

We believe in and are committed to these values, which is what differentiates us and distinguishes us as an "Employer of Choice". Host has received the following recognition:

Company-Provided Benefits

Host Hotels & Resorts pays the full cost for certain benefits including:

  • Life/AD&D Insurance: The company provides Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage equal to two times your annual salary.
  • Short-Term Disability coverage replaces up to 60 percent of your salary for thirteen weeks.
  • Long-Term Disability coverage replaces up to 60 percent of your salary if you remain disabled after your STD benefits end.
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance: The benefit equals $250,000.
  • Paid Time Off may be used for sickness, vacation, unpaid holidays or other personal reasons. Twenty days per year for up to five years of service.
  • Nine paid holidays per year.
  • Free on-site fitness center.
  • Employee Assistance program: Host offers an EAP to provide you and your immediate family members help with issues concerning health, work, finances or other personal concerns.
  • Company paid parking
  • Health Advocate: Assistance solving complicated medical & claims issues.

Employer/Associate Shared-Cost Benefits (Optional)

  • Medical, Prescription, Vision & Hearing coverage: High deductible PPO with Health Reimbursement Account the company funds with 1/2 of the deductible.
  • Dental coverage: The Dental PPO offers the option to receive care through a carefully selected network of providers or through out-of network providers.
  • Health Care Spending Account: Deposit $200 - $4,000 per year before taxes to pay for eligible health expenses (such as deductibles and co-payments) not covered by another plan.
  • Dependent Care Spending Account: Deposit up to $5,000 per year before taxes to pay expenses incurred to care for your dependents while you work.
  • Optional Life Insurance: Elect optional coverage equal to 1, 2, 3 or 4 times your salary. Coverage is also available for your spouse and/or children.
  • Short-Term Disability coverage replaces up to 60 percent of your salary for thirteen weeks of disability. Associates may elect to pay for this coverage themselves and avoid taxation on any benefits they may receive under the plan.
  • Long-Term Disability coverage replaces up to 60 percent of your salary if you remain disabled after your STD benefits end. Associates may elect to pay for this coverage themselves and avoid taxation on any benefits they may receive under the plan.
  • Supplemental Disability coverage of up to 75 percent is available for purchase.
  • Long Term Care coverage is available for purchase in various increments with guaranteed issue. Eligible family members may also purchase coverage. This insurance provides coverage for nursing home, assisted living and/or home care options for individuals who have lost two or more functions of daily living.
  • Fare Share Program participation is also available for associates who use public transportation to commute to work. The company provides a fixed amount per month in fare media and the associate can purchase additional funds per month on a pre-tax basis.

Additional options for eligible associates

  • Hotel Room Discounts: Associates and their immediate family members are eligible for discounted room rates at participating Marriott lodging properties.
  • Tuition Assistance: Reimbursement percentage based on course grade. Career development plans must be in place with HR prior to beginning. Undergrad annual limit is $10k and grad is $15k.
  • 401(k) Plan: New associates are automatically enrolled at a 3 percent contribution rate. Contribution is increased 1 percent per year until contribution reaches 6 percent. May contribute up to 20 percent. Employer matches $.50 of each $1 up to 6 percent. Additional discretionary match determined annually by the Board of Directors.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Associates may purchase stock through payroll deduction at a 10 percent discount.
  • Business casual attire on a daily basis.
    • Denim Fridays
  • Matching Gifts: Host matches associates' charitable contributions of $50-500 per year.

What is a REIT?

A REIT is a company dedicated to owning income-producing real estate such as apartments, shopping centers, offices, warehouses and hotels. Some REITs are also engaged in financing real estate. Most importantly to be a REIT, a company is legally required to pay virtually all of its taxable income (90 percent) to its shareholders every year. A REIT may deduct the dividends paid to the shareholders from its corporate tax bill so long as: The company's assets are primarily composed of real estate held for the long term; The company's income is mainly derived from real estate; and The company pays out at least 90 percent of its taxable income to shareholders; The main benefit of being a REIT: one level of taxation. The main limitation of being a REIT: a restriction on earnings retained by the company.

Our Goal

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) with a clear strategy for maximizing shareholder value. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. owns and acquires high quality lodging assets in prime locations, creates value through aggressive asset management and uses disciplined capital allocation to generate superior performance.

Our Portfolio

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. portfolio consists of high quality hotels located primarily in major cities, near convention centers and airports, resort locations and in select office parks where barriers to entry remain high. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. hotels are operated by world-renowned companies including Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Hyatt, Four Seasons, Hilton, Westin and Fairmont.

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Our Associates Say

"I can honestly say that I have never worked with a nicer, down-to-earth, genuinely team-oriented group of people. The company, at every level, makes you (me) feel valued."

"Everyone has been very nice and welcoming. There also seems to be a conscious effort to re-examine past practices and continually improve them that seems to drive people - and that energy is great to be a part of."

Our Values

Passion about Excellence

We have a Passion for Excellence in everything we do. We value initiative and creativity, and believe our focus and discipline are essential to everyday Excellence.

Dedicated to Partnership

We are Dedicated to Partnership and hold a deep respect for the talents and roles of others. We succeed through teamwork and communication.

Committed to Integrity

We are Committed to Integrity and ethical behavior - to fulfilling our responsibilities and commitments. We are honest with ourselves and with others.

One with Our Community

We are One with our Community - our many communities. We recognize our responsibility to others, and the balance in our lives reflects the importance of caring for others internally and externally.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the premier lodging real estate company. We create value through aggressive asset management and disciplined capital allocation.

We strive to be Best in Class by maintaining the best assets, best hotel management and operators and best earnings and dividend growth.

Our goal is to provide superior total returns to our stockholders through appreciation in asset values and growth in earnings and dividends.

Our success is dependent on our ability to recruit and retain highly qualified and motivated individuals. The challenges, opportunities and unique corporate culture are among the reasons to consider a career at Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P. If you are an exceptional individual with a desire to be challenged and make a difference, we invite you to take a look at existing career opportunities.


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