09.14.11Hilton 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.
08.02.11Hampton Hotels’ Volunteers Give the Gift of Preservation to Montana Children’s Museum
Hampton Hotels’ Save-A-Landmark volunteer program helped preserve the Children’s Museum of Bozeman in Bozeman, Mont. today in honor of the site’s 10th birthday. The museum was selected during a national voting campaign hosted by Hampton Hotels last fall, when communities across the country cast more than 60,000 votes to help choose which landmarks would be preserved by the Save-A-Landmark program in 2011.
04.14.11Hilton Worldwide Signs Tourism Code of Conduct, Joins ECPAT-USA in Fight Against Child Trafficking in the Travel Sector
Hilton Worldwide Inc., the leading global hospitality company, has become the latest hotel company to take a strong stand against the commercial sexual exploitation of children by signing the tourism Code of Conduct (The Code), ECPAT-USA announced today. The Code specifically focuses on the protection of children from sexual exploitation in the travel and tourism industries.
03.22.11Hotels Around The World Participate To Support Energy Conservation
Hilton Worldwide and its portfolio of 10 distinct hotel brands announced today its participation to celebrate Earth Hour 2011 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time on Saturday, March 26, 2011. As more than a billion people and organizations around the world turn off their lights in support of energy conservation, Earth Hour will be recognized at thousands of hotels in Hilton Worldwide’s portfolio of brands including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.
04.20.10Hilton Worldwide Unveils "LightStay" Sustainability Measurement System
Hilton Worldwide unveils LightStay, a proprietary system developed to calculate and analyze environmental impact, to the public today, following two years of rigorous internal testing. In the first full-year of findings, the 2009 LightStay results show that the 1,300 Hilton Worldwide properties using the system conserved enough energy to power 5,700 homes for a year, saved enough water to fill more than 650 Olympic-size pools and reduced carbon output equivalent to taking 34,865 cars off the road. Reductions in water and energy use also translated into dollars-saved for hotel owners, with estimated savings of more than $29 million in utility costs in 2009.
03.04.10Hilton HHonors Members and Hilton Worldwide Aid the Red Cross Relief Effort In Haiti
Travelers worldwide have donated their points to aid the victims of the January 12, 2010 earthquake that devastated the country of Haiti. Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s portfolio of brands, has partnered with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the world's largest humanitarian organization, to provide an opportunity for HHonors members to donate their points to support Haiti earthquake relief efforts. In addition, Hilton HHonors pledged to match the total number of member donations – dollar-for-dollar – up to $250,000.
10.29.09Hilton New York Unveils Eco-Centric Initiatives to Celebrate Two-Years of Generating Clean Power with Fuel Cell Technology
Two years after installing one of the cleanest power generating technologies available on its roof high above Avenue of the Americas, one New York hotel is now dissolving food waste with microorganisms to reduce garbage volume. Hilton New York’s innovative approach to eco-stewardship is apparent as it marks its second year using revolutionary UTC Power fuel cell technology by introducing three new initiatives to reduce waste throughout the hotel.