October 18, 2005 - G Adventures, Canada’s largest adventure travel company, is pleased to be recognized as one of this country's top employers, as selected by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the 2006 edition of Canada's Top 100 Employers and Maclean’s magazine. G Adventures was also honoured to be chosen as one of Canada’s Top 10 Employers for Young People.
“We are thrilled to be selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers as well as Canada’s Top 10 Employers for Young People,” said CEO, Bruce Poon Tip. “We are a company of travellers and our employees share a true passion for the industry. We are a work hard/play hard company that is dedicated to our entrepreneurial spirit.
“At G Adventures, we pride ourselves on identifying talent and fostering our most valuable asset, which are our people. Most companies have assets that give their company value and make them great. My assets walk out the door each night and I want to make sure they want to come back everyday and give 100 per cent towards a single goal.”
G Adventures was one of over 1,200 employers who started the application process for the Canada’s Top 100 Employers this year. Mediacorp Canada Inc., publishers of the annual list, reviewed the recruitment histories of over 55,000 employers, and invited G Adventures to participate along with over 7,500 other employers, from which it was named to the Top 100. G Adventures was measured by a variety of criteria including its work environment, social atmosphere, employee benefits and community involvement.
About G Adventures
G Adventures is Canada’s largest adventure travel company and a world leader in the adventure industry. We offer unique small group adventures, safaris and expeditions on all seven continents with a focus on culture, nature and active travel to more than 40,000 travellers annually. Our unique and varied styles of award-winning trips are ideal for people with a sense of adventure - who want to travel off the beaten path, immerse themselves in the local culture and environment and experience the real world in a sustainable manner. G Adventures is also the proud owner of the legendary polar expedition ship the M/S Explorer. Through G Adventures’ commitment to responsible tourism, we have developed the Planeterra Foundation as a way for us and our travellers to give back to the communities we visit on our trips. For more information about G Adventures, please visit www.gadventures.com.
For information about employment with G Adventures, please visit http://www.gadventures.com/about_us/careers.
G Adventures Media Contact:
Phone: 416 260 0999 ext 156