Shanghai Disney Resort has been awarded the title of 2017 China Best Employer by international human resources firm, Aon Hewitt.

The accolade comes just one year after the resort first opened to the public. Since June last year, the resort has attracted over 13 million visitors and currently employs some 10,000 people.

Aon, a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions, named 14 organisations as Best Employers China 2017.

Disney was joined by the Starbucks coffee chain, the Ritz-Carlton hotel group and healthcare specialist, Novaris.

“Aon Best Employers is a flagship programme, designed to improve employee engagement, leadership effectiveness, employer brand and culture to drive high performance,” Aon stated.