10.10.13Hilton Worldwide Team Members Collect More Than 700 Pounds of Garbage Along the Thames River; Just One of the More Than 200 Service Projects Initiated on Day 5 of Global Week of Service
Volunteer projects continued around the globe on day five of Hilton Worldwide’s Global Week of Service and included beach and river clean ups, support of food banks and school revitalizations. Over 200 Team Members led projects benefitting local communities including Dallas, Orange County, California, Shanghai and London – all focused on providing long-term impact as part of Hilton Worldwide’s commitment to Travel with Purpose™.
10.09.13Hilton Worldwide Hosts More than 100 Service Events Around the World on Day 3 of Global Week of Service
Hilton Worldwide Team Members continued to spread their passion for hospitality and service on day three of the Hilton Worldwide Global Week of Service, hosting service events around the world including events in Watford, England; Istanbul, Turkey; and Orlando, FL. Service events ranged from school refurbishment projects to a coastal area clean up. All events focused on enhancing local communities as part of the company’s efforts to Travel with Purpose™.
10.09.13Hilton Worldwide Team Members Unite to Celebrate Day 4 of Global Week of Service
Day four of Hilton Worldwide Global Week of Service included more than 200 volunteer projects around the world including revamping and improving shelters and schools; providing youth with lessons on countries and cultures; and mentoring aspiring hospitality talent. Team Members across 90 countries and territories are uniting to extend their spirit of hospitality and improve the communities in which they live and work as part of the company’s efforts to Travel with Purpose™. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com/serve for more information about the service projects and follow @HiltonWorldwide on Twitter for the latest information and updates throughout the week.
10.08.13Hilton Worldwide CEO and Team Members Kick Off Second Global Week of Service at Global Headquarters
Today Hilton Worldwide kicked-off its second annual Global Week of Service, uniting Team Members across 90 countries and territories to spread the light and warmth of hospitality by participating in hands-on service projects in their local communities. The event launched with Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive officer, Hilton Worldwide and 115 Team Members from the Global Headquarters in McLean, Va. helping to assemble food packs for distribution to local schools.
10.03.13Team Members from Doubletree by Hilton Alice Springs Celebrate Second Annual Hilton Worldwide Global Week of Service
In celebration of Hilton Worldwide's second annual Global Week of Service, October 6 - 12, more than 20 volunteers from DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs are pulling up their sleeves in an effort to complete a garden makeover at the Alice Springs Girl Guides hall. Community service is a tradition embedded in Hilton Worldwide's culture, and acts of volunteerism occur year-round across ten distinct brands and 4,000 properties. DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs efforts are a part of Hilton Worldwide's week-long celebration of the company's commitment to serving the communities where we live, work and travel, which this year includes hundreds of hands-on service projects globally.
09.24.13Hilton Worldwide Participates in Inaugural Blackstone Veterans Hiring Summit
This week, human resources executives from Hilton Worldwide are attending Blackstone’s inaugural Veterans Hiring Summit to support the hiring of American veterans across the alternative asset management firm’s portfolio companies.
09.19.13Hilton Garden Inn® Toronto Airport Achieves LEED® Certification
09.19.13Hilton Worldwide Awards First TravelTM with Purpose Action Grants
Hilton Worldwide today announced the recipients of the Travel with PurposeTM Action Grants, which have been awarded to 26 community partners around the world. The Travel with PurposeTM Action Grants are part of a global effort to recognize and encourage the development of local solutions and support organizations in the communities Hilton Worldwide and its portfolio of hotels serve.
06.26.13Hilton Worldwide And Vital Voices Global Partnership Launch Global Freedom Exchange, A Collaboration To End Child Trafficking
Today, Hilton Worldwide and Vital Voices Global Partnership announced that they have joined forces to help end child trafficking. Together, they have launched the Global Freedom Exchange, an innovative, multi-faceted educational and mentoring program targeting emerging and established women leaders. Program participants are on the forefront of global efforts to prevent and respond to the crime of child trafficking. Global Freedom Exchange is intended to create an international network of activists.
06.20.13Hilton Worldwide, In Partnership with Points of Light and Taproot Foundation, Launches Program to Help Nonprofits Build Enduring Cultures of Hospitality and Customer Service
Today, Hilton Worldwide, in partnership with Points of Light, and Taproot Foundation, introduced Hospitality + Service, a first-of-its kind initiative based on Hilton Worldwide’s leading brand culture and service training programs.
05.20.13NBA Legend David Robinson Launches ‘Admiral Hospitality Scholars’
NBA Hall of Famer and philanthropist, David Robinson today announced the launch of Admiral Hospitality Scholars (AHS), an internship program which will provide motivated high school students - starting in Houston - a pathway to a degree and career in the hospitality industry with the financial support of Hilton Worldwide and Admiral Capital Group, and the educational and training support of the University of Houston's Hilton College and American Liberty Hospitality. The program, to be expanded locally and nationally in the future, is aligned with the mission of Admiral Capital Group, a national real estate investment fund co-founded by Robinson, which returns 10 percent of all profits back to the local communities in which it invests.
01.31.13Hospitality Industry Offers Solutions To Youth Unemployment Crisis According To New White Paper
At a time when more than 75 million young people can’t find jobs, and countless more are underemployed, investing in opportunities for youth is not only a critical development issue but also a growth strategy for businesses around the world. In response to this challenge, Hilton Worldwide will announce at the World Economic Forum a commissioned white paper from the International Youth Foundation (IYF) that highlights solutions to youth joblessness that the global hospitality sector is uniquely positioned to provide.