01.30.13Global Hotel Leaders Celebrate One Billion International Travelers and Call for “Smart Visas” to Facilitate Travel for Next Billion
Two hospitality giants – Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International – addressed global business and travel industry leaders today at the World Economic Forum in Davos to urge governments to move quickly to adopt “Smart Visa” policies which stimulate global travel, create new jobs and spur economic development. The two companies represent more than 7,000 hotels in 90 countries, which include 600,000 employees at these owned, managed and franchised properties. They are working together with the World Economic Forum Governors for the aviation, travel and tourism industry to promote global action toward “Smart Visa” policies regionally by 2015 and globally by 2020.
01.30.13Hilton Worldwide Announces 2012 CEO Light & Warmth Award Winners
Hilton Worldwide has announced that twelve of its Team Members have received the 2012 CEO Light & Warmth Award, the company’s highest honor. This award was established to recognize exceptional Team Members who embody Hilton Worldwide’s Values of Hospitality, Integrity, Leadership, Teamwork, Ownership and Now.
12.07.12Hampton Hotels Activates 200 Team Members during Inaugural Global Week of Service
Hampton Hotels engaged more than 200 employee-volunteers from three countries in more than 800 hours of service during Hilton Worldwide's inaugural Global Week of Service, held November 11-18.
11.29.12Hilton Worldwide’s Commitment to Diversity Shines in 2012
Hilton Worldwide announced today the appointment of William F. Kornegay, Jr., senior vice president, supply management, to the executive committee of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) Board of Directors. In this role, he will help influence the development of Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American suppliers and supplier diversity best practices across NMSDC’s corporate membership of 3,500, including most of America’s largest companies, in support of the organization’s 16,000 certified minority-owned businesses of all sizes.
11.28.12Hilton Worldwide Completes more than 800 Volunteer Events during Inaugural Global Week of Service
During the week of November 11-18, Hilton Worldwide celebrated its first annual Global Week of Service and furthered the company’s Vision to “fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.”
11.19.12Hilton Garden Inn® And Feeding America Launch Holidays With Heart
Hilton Garden Inn, the award-winning brand of upscale, yet affordable, hotels, and Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief organization, today announced the launch of Holidays with Heart, a seven-week long holiday campaign to help fight hunger in America. From November 18, 2012 through January 6, 2013, guests who book the Holidays with Heart room rate* will receive complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and Hilton Garden Inn will make a donation to Feeding America that will help provide 400,000 meals to families that need it most.
11.15.12Hilton Worldwide Scores High Marks On Corporate Equality Index
Hilton Worldwide announced today that it has scored 90 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2012 Corporate Equality Index, up 30 points from last year.
11.13.12Hilton Garden Inn lends a hand to Second Harvest Food Bank of Jacksonville
Team members from the Hilton Garden Inns Ponte Vedra, Orange Park, and Deerwood Park kicked off Hilton Worldwide's first ever Global Week of Service on Saturday, November 10. The three Hilton Garden Inns partnered with members from the Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset Rotary Club and the Ponte Vedra High School Interact Club. The group of about 35 team members volunteered at Second Harvest Food Bank of Jacksonville Saturday morning by unpacking boxes and sorting foods.
11.08.12Hilton Worldwide Team Members to Fill the Earth with the Light and Warmth of Hospitality during First Annual Global Week of Service
On November 11 – 18, Hilton Worldwide team members across 90 countries and territories will celebrate the company’s first Global Week of Service. This event will feature hundreds of projects around the globe and unite the company’s approximately 300,000 team members in more than 3,900 locations in their passion for hospitality and service by participating in hands-on volunteer projects and events in their local communities.
11.07.12Hampton Inn Hadley-Amherst Sponsors Hampton Helps Cub Scouts Bottle And Can Drive
In honor of Hilton Worldwide’s first annual Global Week of Service, November 11 – 18, the Hampton Inn Hadley-Amherst Area is sponsoring a community-wide Hampton Helps event to collect bottles and cans to support the local Cub Scout troops.
11.01.12Hilton Worldwide Announces Mattress Recycling Program
Hilton Worldwide announced today a new mattress recycling program in coordination with the installation of new Serta mattresses and box springs. Available immediately across all brands in the U.S, the program will recycle approximately 85 percent of our hotels’ mattresses and box springs into various products rather than being diverted to a landfill.
10.16.12Hilton Worldwide Joins Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to Minimize Food Waste and Alleviate Hunger
Today, on World Food Day, Hilton Worldwide announced multi-year partnerships with Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to secure food and reduce hunger in communities where it operates around the globe. The collaborations will enable Hilton Worldwide hotels to collect safe, surplus food from conferences and daily food and beverage operations that would otherwise be thrown away and make it available to those in need.