Diversity News

Hilton Named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced today that it received a perfect score on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC).

Hilton Named to 2016 Fortune Magazine 100 Best Workplaces for Women List

Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine have named Hilton as one of the top 100 Best Workplaces for Women. Hilton has ranked number 56 on the list which honors companies that have distinguished themselves from peers by being a great place to work for women, and where women have high representation in the total employee population and in management positions. The 100 companies with the highest employee ratings and female representation were selected for the list.

Hilton Recognized as One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

Today, global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine announced that Hilton has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2016. The list recognizes the 100 employers around the world who scored the highest among millennials, who make up more than 36% of Hilton’s workforce.

Hilton Worldwide Recognized as One of DiversityInc’s 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity

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.

Hilton Worldwide Celebrates Pride Month

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) reaffirms its support for the LGBT community by participating in two of the nation’s largest Pride festivals. This weekend, Hilton Team Members, friends and family will march in Washington, D.C.’s Capital Pride as the Ruby Presenting Sponsor. Following the festivities in D.C., the team will then continue onto the Big Apple to participate in NYC Pride as a Gold Sponsor the weekend of June 26.

Hilton Spotlights Modern Manners with Award-Winning Journalist Steven Petrow

“Be mindful of your manners.” What was once a standard reminder to say “please” and “thank you,” has now evolved far beyond a few simple polite nuances. To spotlight the do’s and don’ts of modern manners, Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has partnered with Steven Petrow, an award-winning journalist, author and LGBT expert. Petrow will serve as both an advisor and advocate for the company on inclusive marketing and outreach efforts.

Hilton Worldwide Named One of DiversityInc’s 2015 Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Hilton Worldwide announced today that it was named one of DiversityInc’s annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity, and one of the Top 10 Companies for Supplier Diversity. "Diversity and inclusion are part of our DNA at Hilton," said Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO, Hilton Worldwide. "Like our hotels, our workforce is global, and our success is driven by the passion and motivation of our teams. Our culture and diversity in all its forms around the world makes our organization strong and drives better results."

Hilton 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.

Hilton 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.

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

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.

Hilton Worldwide Receives Recognition for Commitment to Diversity in Annual LATINA Style 50 Report

Hilton Worldwide today announced its inclusion as one of the “50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work For” in LATINA Style Magazine’s annual LATINA Style 50 Report. LATINA Style Magazine’s survey recognized Hilton’s dedication to diverse recruitment and promotion initiatives as well as its recruitment of veterans and military personnel in its report.

Black Enterprise: What does it take to recharge your career?

A seven-day vacation to Dubai in October 2007 changed Heather Shaw's life.

Wall Street Journal: Hotels a Win for Ex-Athletes

Hilton Worldwide Inc., seeking to expand the ranks of its investment partners, is finding surprising interest from one group in particular: former professional athletes.

USA Today: Hotels reach out to LGBT travelers for Gay Pride season

Gay Pride travel season is starting up soon, and hotels are gearing up for it. Hilton Hotels and Resorts is offering a "Stay Hilton, Go Out" package at more than 140 Hilton properties worldwide to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travelers attending Pride season celebrations.

HispanicBusiness.com: Hilton Worldwide Named One of Top 25 Companies for Supplier Diversity

Hilton Worldwide was included by HispanicBusiness magazine as one of the 25 Leaders in Supplier Diversity, Hilton announced today in a news release.

Hilton Worldwide Named “Top 25 Companies for Supplier Diversity” by HispanicBusiness Magazine

Hilton Worldwide today announced its inclusion by HispanicBusiness Magazine as one of the “Top 25 Companies for Supplier Diversity”. HispanicBusiness honored Hilton Worldwide with a spot on its prestigious annual ranking in recognition of the company’s outstanding efforts to encourage supplier diversity across its global operations—a portfolio of more than 3,800 hotels in 88 countries. Hilton Worldwide was chosen following an assessment of more than 1,500 companies.

Savoy Magazine: William Kornegay Named To Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in America

Savoy Magazine unveiled named William Kornegay, senior vice president of Hilton supply management to its 2012 Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in America list.

Hilton Worldwide’s Jon Muñoz Named 100 Most Influential Hispanics by Hispanic Business Magazine

Hispanic Business magazine named Jon Muñoz, senior director of global diversity and inclusion for Hilton Worldwide, to its 2011 list of "100 Most Influential Hispanics".

Hilton Worldwide Named One of the ‘Best Companies for Hispanics’ by Hispanic Business Magazine

Hilton Worldwide announced today that it was named to the HispanicBusiness 2011 Diversity Best Companies list by Hispanic Business Magazine, an annual list determined by more than 32 variables that measure a company's commitment to Hispanic hiring, promotion, marketing, philanthropy and supplier diversity.

Profiles in Diversity Journal: Women Worth Watching - Ellen D. Gonda

Ellen D. Gonda, Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Communications, Hilton Worldwide, was selected as one of the Company and Executive Women Worth Watching 2012 award winners.

Hilton Worldwide Names Senior Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion

Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Jon Muñoz as senior director of global diversity and inclusion. In this role, Muñoz will play a key role in executing Hilton Worldwide’s global diversity and inclusion efforts focused on culture, talent, workplace and marketplace strategies.