10.22.15Hilton Worldwide President & CEO Chris Nassetta Inducted Into Hospitality Industry Hall of Honor
Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton Worldwide, was inducted into the Hospitality Industry Hall of Honor at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management on October 21, 2015.
08.19.15Hilton’s Annual Global Career Awareness Month Impacts More Than 90,000 Young People
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) recently celebrated its second annual Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, a global career awareness initiative showcasing the diversity of opportunities available in the hospitality industry. Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide properties and offices hosted more than 750 events globally totaling 22,365 volunteer hours and reaching more than 90,000 young people. Careers@Hilton Live is just one program in support of the company’s Open Doors commitment to impact one million young people around the world by 2019 and better prepare them to reach their full potential.
07.13.15Top U.S.-Based Companies Launch the “100,000 Opportunities Initiative” to Create Pathways to Economic Opportunity for Young Americans
Alaska Airlines, Cintas, CVS Health, Hilton Worldwide, HMSHost, JCPenney, JPMorgan Chase, Lyft, Macy’s, Microsoft, Porch.com, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Starbucks, Taco Bell, Target, Walgreens and Walmart Come Together With the Goal to Create the Nation’s Largest Employer-Led Coalition to Hire or Train 100,000 Opportunity Youth.
07.09.15Hilton Worldwide Pilots Startup365 Youth Entrepreneurship Program in Guangzhou
Entrepreneurs are critical to the long-term health of any global economy. Hilton Worldwide recently launched its first youth entrepreneurship training program, Startup365, to address youth unemployment in China as part of the company’s commitment to open doors for one million young people by 2019. Startup365 aims to equip Chinese youth with the business skills and entrepreneurial mind-set to succeed in today’s competitive workplace.
06.11.15Hilton 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.
04.24.15Hilton 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."
04.01.15Hospitality Training Centre: Hilton Toronto Discovers "What's Possible" by Accommodating Disabilities
“If I don’t try, I won’t know what’s possible…” That’s what Me-An Vera-Fudge recalls thinking when she first considered the idea of interviewing Fauzia, a deaf woman, for a room attendant position at Hilton Toronto. Course instructor Margaret Readings was impressed by Fauzia’s skills and exceptional attitude during the two-week intensive training program she did with the Hospitality Workers Training Centre. Margaret immediately thought Hilton Toronto and Me-An would be an ideal employer.
11.06.14Hilton Worldwide’s 2014 Global Week of Service Takes Place in 86 Countries
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) recently celebrated Global Week of Service, the company’s worldwide annual volunteer event. Now in its third year, the company’s largest expression of community service included more than 3,500 projects designed to address the social, economic and environmental needs in 86 countries.
05.01.14Hilton Worldwide Launches its Largest Global Career Event
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has today launched Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, its largest ever global career event showcasing the many opportunities available to young people in the hospitality industry. Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices around the globe will host more than 600 events in 54 countries and territories to promote the exciting hospitality careers for today’s young people.
04.03.14New Index Finds That Majority of Youth Worldwide Face Challenges to Health, Happiness & Prosperity
Today the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and International Youth Foundation (IYF), with support from Hilton Worldwide, released a groundbreaking tool, The Global Youth Wellbeing Index, that examines the quality of life for youth in 30 countries. The Index assesses youth wellbeing across six interconnected areas: citizen participation, economic opportunity, education, health, information & communications technology and safety and security.
01.22.14Hilton Worldwide Pledges to ‘Open Doors’ for One Million Young People by 2019
Today at the 2014 World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, Hilton Worldwide announced a global commitment that aims to impact at least one million young people by 2019 by helping them to reach their full potential.