| Valamar holds the Employer Partner Certificate for excellence in human resources management. The certificate ensures quality in several areas of human resource management: hiring, staff training and development, motivation and awards, strategy and leadership, and relations with employees
In 2005, Valamar was the first company in the hotel industry in Croatia to receive the Employer Partner Certificate for excellence in human resource management.
Following its successful participation in a recertification programme with the Selectio group, Valamar has been named best Employer Partner among Croatian hoteliers every year and has also been named one of the five best Employer Partners in Croatia for years.
• „The Best Croatian Practice“ for UP!Nagrađivanje (UP!Rewarding), a project where colleagues and guests chose the best employees. UP!Nagrađivanje encourages employees to mutually recognise each other and to be ready for support and the strengthening of fellowship and team spirit.
• "The Best Manager in Croatia"chosen by the Croatian Managers’ and Entrepreneurs’ Association Croma, is Edi Černjul, CEO of Riviera Adria d.d.
• "The Best Tourist Animator in Croatia" is Marina Stražić, leader of the animation team at the Lanterna camp in Poreč.
• "The Best Croatian Practice"for the Valamar academy project, whose goal is the development and internal advancement of quality employees within the group.
• "The Croatian Tourist Award for Lifetime Accomplishment" was awarded to Viktor Žužić, long-time director of our Lanterna camp near Poreč, for his 40-year contribution to Croatian tourism.
• "The Best Pastry Chef in Croatia" at the State Pastry Cup is our Rafaela Mihatović from the Valamar Rubin hotel in Poreč
• "The Best Croatian Manager" is Gordana Fabris, the director of Valamar’s human resources, who received the Prometej 2011 award at Posao.hr portal’s summit
• "The Best Tourist Animator in Croatia" is Branko Vlačić, our activities coordinator in Rabac
• "The Best Bartender in Croatia” and the winner of third place at the World Bartender Championship is our Roberto Zuliani, bar manager in the Allegro hotel in Rabac