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Host Corporate Headquarters

What Makes Us Special

Our vision is clear—to own the most geographically diverse portfolio of iconic and irreplaceable hotels in the United States and to create superior total risk-adjusted returns for our stockholders. We truly believe that our employees play an integral role in contributing to the company’s success in achieving this vision.

Who We Are

"We believe the quality of our success is due to the quality of our people."

-Richard Marriott

  • We have a fun, informal, innovative and collaborative environment.
  • We are a fast-paced, well-resourced and financially strong organization.
  • We are a future-focused and financially-minded organization where quality work is valued and rewarded.
  • We are a personable team with approachable leaders.
  • We are dedicated to giving back to the community through financial support, partnerships and employee-led volunteer service.
  • We strive to foster a culture that embraces diversity, equity, inclusion, and where everyone feels they can thrive.

Our EPIC Values

We strive to attract and retain the best people to carry out our vision and our EPIC corporate values. Believing in and being committed to bringing these values to life is what differentiates us as we strive to continue to be a top employer.


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.


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


We are committed to integrity and ethical behavior—to fulfilling our responsibilities and commitments. We are honest with ourselves and with others.


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.

Team EPIC Service

Life at Host

We believe that having an EPIC workplace where employees are engaged, have fun and feel that that they are continuing to build their skills is a competitive differentiator for Host. We are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment and offering opportunities for employees to lead and engage in service events and give back to their community.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

We are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment that supports the development and advancement of all. We are dedicated to fostering a culture where we listen, learn and act; treat each other as equals; show support and respect to each other and our partners; and encourage freedom of expression and understanding of differences. Throughout the year, we hold celebratory and educational events to honor and recognize our diverse employees and committees.

2023 Women's History Month


We hosted a special event featuring two of our female general managers in which they shared their personal stories about their career journeys in a more male-dominated field, work-life balance and more. Special guests from Howard University’s Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership, one of our partner organizations, also attended the event.

Black History Month


We hosted a series of educational and celebratory events throughout the month to recognize our Black colleagues and community, including an on-site cooking demo by a local African American chef and holistic nutritionist, a lunch and learn hosted by one of our own employees and a social justice fair featuring several of our nonprofit partners.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration


We held an all-employee celebration featuring personal reflections from our Hispanic and Latinx colleagues along with food and music inspired by Hispanic and Latin American countries.

Learn more about our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging events


Corporate Citizenship

We are dedicated to being a good corporate citizen and supporting our local communities through financial support, community engagement and employee volunteer-led service events.

2023 Holiday Giving


Partnered with Central Union Mission to sponsor 70 at-risk local children by donating, purchasing and wrapping presents.

Warrior Canine Connection


Partnered with Warrior Canine Connection to purchase dog items, wrap each item, write thank you notes and assemble supply bags that are presented to a veteran when paired with a service dog.

Habitat for Humanity


Built and decorated six playhouses for Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland, which will be donated to Habitat partner families, auctioned off to raise funds for the organization’s programs and services or gifted to local institutions that serve children.

Learn more about our Corporate Citizenship events

Project Clean Stream


This group of employee volunteers promotes our EPIC values and culture by helping to select, organize and lead service events for all employees to participate in throughout the year.

2023 Green Team


This group of employee volunteers champions sustainability in all areas of the company by promoting environmentally responsible practices and encouraging and implementing "green" programs at our corporate headquarters. The team also educates employees on green practices, in addition to organizing clean-up events at local parks, recycling events and annual celebrations for Earth Day.

2023 Women's History Month


Created for and comprised of women and male allies, this employee resource group fosters professional development and networking opportunities for women at Host. Past events have included a panel discussion with our female board members, a lunch and discussion session with our female hotel general managers, book discussion, a communications coaching session and lessons with a certified golf pro.

2023 Valentine's Day


Employees created Valentine bouquets and – in honor of American Heart Month – enjoyed heart healthy snacks.

2023 Winter Festival


Employees celebrated the start of a new year with an evening of food, music and dancing.

2019 July 4th


Employees celebrated Independence Day watching the D.C fireworks display on the rooftop of the National Museum of American History.

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The Alida Savannah, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel