Shanghai Disney Resort has been recognized with a prestigious award for its success as a leading employer in China. The resort was named 2017 China Best Employer by the leading international human resources firm AON Hewitt, demonstrating the resort’s achievement in building a team of talented, passionate, and committed cast members and delivering on its commitment to be an employer of choice in China.

The Aon Best Employers Program has developed into one of the most credible and comprehensive surveys of its kind in Asia since its establishment 17 years ago. In this year’s 10th study of the Chinese market, Shanghai Disney Resort stood out for its continuous investment in people, strong commitment to human resources, as well as the overall innovation and breakthroughs it has achieved in the area of human resources.

“We have said from day one here at Shanghai Disney Resort that our goal is not only to provide an unforgettable experience for our guests but to be an employer of choice, recruiting and training diverse talent from across mainland China to deliver Disney’s legendary guest service,” said Philippe Gas, general manager of Shanghai Disney Resort. “Our Cast Members are passionate about our guests and we are passionate about our Cast Members. Their commitment inspires all of our leaders at Shanghai Disney Resort to ensure the skills and creativity of our Cast Members are nurtured, creating an exciting and fulfilling career journey they will always cherish.”

The Shanghai Disney Resort team includes over 10,000 Cast Members from Shanghai and across China, covering more than 500 different professional roles. Since the resort’s June 2016 grand opening, the resort’s Cast Members have already created happy memories for over 13 million guests.


The 2017 China Best Employers award adds to the many awards and recognitions which the resort has already received for its leading industry best practices, including the 2014 Most Popular Award for College Students by, the 2015 Most Attractive Employer in Tourism Industry by Universum, the 2015 Top 100 Employer in Hotels, and the Mercer Award for 2016-2017 China’s Healthiest Company.