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HispanicBusiness Magazine Names Hilton Worldwide One of the ‘Best Companies for Diversity’

Hilton Worldwide’s Diversity and Recruitment Initiatives Ranked Among Top 20

September 18, 2012  |  This information originated in American English.
 

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide announced today that it was ranked No. 16 on the HispanicBusiness 2012 Best Companies for Diversity list by HispanicBusiness magazine, up from its No. 26 ranking last year. By sector, Hilton Worldwide scored among the highest in restaurants and resorts.

The 2012 Best Companies for Diversity list is an annual ranking which determines the effectiveness of U.S. companies in their willingness and ability to attract Hispanics to the boardroom, on diversity recruitment, on diversity retention and promotion, on marketing and commercial outreach, and on supplier diversity.

"We're honored to be recognized again for our commitment to diversity throughout the company," said Matt Schuyler, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton Worldwide. "We remain committed to supporting the diverse communities in which we do business as well as continuing to expand globally."

Hilton values the diverse backgrounds and experiences of its team members, owners, and suppliers, and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive and supportive workplace for all. The company has more than 300,000 team members across 3,900 managed and franchised hotels in 91 countries. HispanicBusiness magazine named Hilton Worldwide as one of the 25 Leaders in Supplier Diversity in March 2012. The company was also recently recognized by LATINA Style Magazine as one of the 50 best companies for Latinas to work for.

For more information on Hilton Worldwide's diversity program, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com. For HispanicBusiness magazine's complete list, visit www.hispanicbusiness.com.

About HispanicBusiness Media
Now celebrating more than 30 years as an award-winning publishing and information services company, HispanicBusiness Media is the nation's leading source of information for and about Hispanic professionals and entrepreneurs. HispanicBusiness magazine is the company's flagship publication. Other entities include www.HispanicBusiness.com, www.HireDiversity.com, HispanTelligence®, the Diversity Partnership, and HispanicBusiness Events, including the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Gala (EOY) and the Woman of the Year Awards Gala (WOY).

Contact:
Dasha Ross
(703) 883-5805
dasha.ross@hilton.com

About Hilton Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 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.