Hilton Worldwide Recognized as One of DiversityInc’s 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity
Ranks 42, marks second consecutive year on the list
MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced today that it ranked 42 on DiversityInc's 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. This marks the second consecutive year Hilton Worldwide has been recognized on this list for its deep commitment to diversity and inclusion.
"We are very honored to be included in the DiversityInc Top 50 again this year," said Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO, Hilton Worldwide, who was also interviewed in the current issue of DiversityInc's magazine. "Building and empowering a diverse workforce is essential for us to deliver exceptional experiences to our guests around the world."
Hilton's Chief Human Resources Officer Matthew W. Schuyler was a featured speaker at the DiversityInc Conference and represented Hilton's Team Members at the 2016 Top 50 Announcement Dinner, where the rankings were revealed on April 19.
"We believe strongly in recruiting and retaining incredibly talented Team Members who represent many different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints," Schuyler said. "Diversity and inclusion are a part of the DNA of our organization, and while we are proud of how much we have achieved, we are committed to doing even more as we move forward."
DiversityInc also named Hilton as one of the Top 13 Companies for Supplier Diversity, Top 12 Companies for Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Top 15 Companies for Mentoring.
This recognition is one of several distinguished awards that Hilton Worldwide has received recently, including its selection as one of Fortune magazine's Best Companies to Work For. To see the entire Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, visit http://www.diversityinc.com/top50 or follow the conversation online with the hashtag #DITop50.
The mission of DiversityInc is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity. The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list began in 2001, at the same time that many corporations were beginning to understand the business value of diversity-management initiatives. The 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity results will be featured on DiversityInc.com and in DiversityInc magazine. For more information, visit www.diversityinc.com, https://www.facebook.com/DiversityInc, https://twitter.com/DiversityInc, or http://www.linkedin.com/company/DiversityInc.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,400 properties with nearly 880,000 rooms, in 106 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.