10.30.13Hilton Worldwide Completes Over 2,400 Volunteer Projects During Annual Global Week of Service
Hilton Worldwide celebrated the company’s annual volunteer campaign completing more than 2,400 volunteer projects in over 700 cities in 72 countries throughout the month of October. Now in its second year, Global Week of Service is Hilton Worldwide’s largest annual volunteer service event which recognizes the company’s service and volunteer culture and strengthens the communities Hilton Worldwide serves.
10.11.13More Than 165 Volunteer Projects Completed on Day 6 of Hilton Worldwide's Global Week of Service
Hilton Worldwide Team Members have spent this week spreading the light and warmth of hospitality, while helping to improve the communities where they live, work and travel. On day six of Hilton Worldwide’s Global Week of Service, Team Members led more than 165 service projects around the world, ranging from refurbishing residential homes and community centers to helping preserve a national landmark. All events were focused on creating long-term local impact as part of the company’s efforts to Travel with Purpose™.
10.10.13Hilton Worldwide Team Members Collect More Than 700 Pounds of Garbage Along the Thames River; Just One of the More Than 200 Service Projects Initiated on Day 5 of Global Week of Service
Volunteer projects continued around the globe on day five of Hilton Worldwide’s Global Week of Service and included beach and river clean ups, support of food banks and school revitalizations. Over 200 Team Members led projects benefitting local communities including Dallas, Orange County, California, Shanghai and London – all focused on providing long-term impact as part of Hilton Worldwide’s commitment to Travel with Purpose™.
10.09.13Hilton Worldwide Hosts More than 100 Service Events Around the World on Day 3 of Global Week of Service
Hilton Worldwide Team Members continued to spread their passion for hospitality and service on day three of the Hilton Worldwide Global Week of Service, hosting service events around the world including events in Watford, England; Istanbul, Turkey; and Orlando, FL. Service events ranged from school refurbishment projects to a coastal area clean up. All events focused on enhancing local communities as part of the company’s efforts to Travel with Purpose™.
10.09.13Hilton Worldwide Team Members Unite to Celebrate Day 4 of Global Week of Service
Day four of Hilton Worldwide Global Week of Service included more than 200 volunteer projects around the world including revamping and improving shelters and schools; providing youth with lessons on countries and cultures; and mentoring aspiring hospitality talent. Team Members across 90 countries and territories are uniting to extend their spirit of hospitality and improve the communities in which they live and work as part of the company’s efforts to Travel with Purpose™. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com/serve for more information about the service projects and follow @HiltonWorldwide on Twitter for the latest information and updates throughout the week.
10.08.13Hilton Worldwide CEO and Team Members Kick Off Second Global Week of Service at Global Headquarters
Today Hilton Worldwide kicked-off its second annual Global Week of Service, uniting Team Members across 90 countries and territories to spread the light and warmth of hospitality by participating in hands-on service projects in their local communities. The event launched with Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive officer, Hilton Worldwide and 115 Team Members from the Global Headquarters in McLean, Va. helping to assemble food packs for distribution to local schools.
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.
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.”
11.15.12Hilton 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.
11.13.12Hilton Garden Inn lends a hand to Second Harvest Food Bank of Jacksonville
Team members from the Hilton Garden Inns Ponte Vedra, Orange Park, and Deerwood Park kicked off Hilton Worldwide's first ever Global Week of Service on Saturday, November 10. The three Hilton Garden Inns partnered with members from the Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset Rotary Club and the Ponte Vedra High School Interact Club. The group of about 35 team members volunteered at Second Harvest Food Bank of Jacksonville Saturday morning by unpacking boxes and sorting foods.