05.23.18Hilton Calls Time on Plastic Straws
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) will remove plastic straws from its 650 managed properties by the end of 2018. Today, Hilton also reveals its new goal to double its social impact investments and cut its global environmental impact in half by 2030, with the help of science-based targets.
11.30.15Hilton Worldwide Becomes First Global Hotel Company to Serve MSC Certified Sustainable Cod across Europe
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced it is the first global hotel company to serve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) eco-labelled and certified cod in its restaurants in 41 properties across the U.K., Netherlands and Belgium. These properties have achieved MSC chain of custody certified status, and Hilton’s 41 remaining luxury and full-service owned, leased and managed properties in these countries are on track to receive MSC chain of custody certification by 2017.
10.15.15Hilton Paris Opera is First Hotel in European Continent to Recycle Discarded Soap through Clean the World
In celebration of Global Handwashing Day Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) and Clean the World today announced that Hilton Paris Opera is the first ever hotel in continental Europe to partner with Clean the World. Hilton Paris Opera will lead the European roll-out of Clean the World by contributing discarded soap and bottled amenities that will be recycled to benefit European citizens who are at risk for hygiene-related illnesses. As the world’s largest soap recycler, Clean the World has contributed to a 30 percent reduction in pre-adolescent deaths from hygiene-related illnesses since 2009. Hilton signed a master agreement with Clean the World earlier this year making it the organization’s largest hotel partner.
02.26.15Hilton Worldwide Launches Inaugural Turkish Hospitality Apprenticeship Scheme
As world leaders gather for the first G20 employment working group meeting of Turkey’s presidency, Hilton Worldwide has launched a first of its kind apprenticeship scheme to enhance employment prospects in the Turkish hospitality sector.
08.15.12Hilton Worldwide First Out Of the Blocks To Support New UK Sports Tourism Legacy and Youth Development
Amidst a successful summer for British sport and tourism, and following speeches from Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt and IOC President Jacques Rogge in support of British hospitality, Hilton Worldwide is stating its intention to support a long lasting sports tourism legacy with the opening today of landmark hotels at the new home of English football, St George’s Park.
11.29.11Hilton Worldwide to Create 8,500+ New Jobs in Europe by 2014*
Hilton Worldwide today announced that its industry-leading growth will create more than 8,500 employment opportunities in Europe in the next three years – bucking the trend of rising unemployment figures. An additional 2,500 hospitality careers will be safeguarded through the conversion of existing hotels to Hilton Worldwide brands.