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.
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.”