11.01.12Hilton Worldwide Announces Mattress Recycling Program
Hilton Worldwide announced today a new mattress recycling program in coordination with the installation of new Serta mattresses and box springs. Available immediately across all brands in the U.S, the program will recycle approximately 85 percent of our hotels’ mattresses and box springs into various products rather than being diverted to a landfill.
10.16.12Hilton Worldwide Joins Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to Minimize Food Waste and Alleviate Hunger
Today, on World Food Day, Hilton Worldwide announced multi-year partnerships with Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to secure food and reduce hunger in communities where it operates around the globe. The collaborations will enable Hilton Worldwide hotels to collect safe, surplus food from conferences and daily food and beverage operations that would otherwise be thrown away and make it available to those in need.
09.27.12Conrad Macao Adds Plush to ‘Pink Revolution’
Conrad Macao, Cotai Central will be launching a series of 'pink experiences and collectibles' from October 1, till November 30, 2012, in support of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund's Pink Revolution. This is an annual breast cancer awareness and fundraising campaign, which will be held in October in line with the global initiative of the same name. Conrad Macao will donate part of its sales proceeds to the Cancer Fund, toward its free and ongoing breast cancer support services, and its valuable research undertaken in Hong Kong. The Pink Revolution enjoys tremendous support and awareness in Hong Kong and Conrad Macao endeavours to bring the same level of awareness of this worthy cause to the city through its support and activities.
09.24.12Hilton Worldwide and International Youth Foundation Announce Plan to Measure Global Youth Wellbeing
Today Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation (IYF) announced their commitment to create the Global Youth Wellbeing Index to monitor the state of young people and help increase the effectiveness and accountability of investments targeting youth.
09.18.12Hilton Worldwide and Global Soap Project “Best Partnership” Finalist in 2012 Corporate Citizenship Award
Hilton Worldwide and nonprofit partner, the Global Soap Project, are finalists for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center’s Best Partnership Award, a category in the Center’s prestigious annual Corporate Citizenship Awards program. The Best Partnership category focuses on excellence in public-private partnerships and honors companies and charitable organizations working together to address important social issues.
09.04.12Hilton 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.
08.28.12Justmeans: Homewood Suites Launches New Edition of Its Socially Responsible Children's Book Series
In order to help travelling parents stay connected with their children during extended business trips, Hilton's Homewood Suites, the upscale, residential style arm of the hotel chain, had a rather novel idea: a series of children's books called Lewis the Duck, which has now arrived at its fourth edition. The books explain to children what business travel is like through its protagonist Lewis.
08.22.12Travel With Purpose, Lewis the Duck Gives Back to the Community in His Latest Adventure
Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotels, has announced the much anticipated release of “Lewis The Duck Lends a Helping Wing,” the fourth edition in the hotel brand’s “Lewis The Duck” children’s book series. Created to help its guests stay connected with young ones at home while on the road for extended business trips, the book series illustrates various aspects of business travel through the experiences of the brand’s beloved mascot, Lewis the Duck.
08.15.12Hilton Worldwide First Out Of the Blocks To Support New UK Sports Tourism Legacy and Youth Development
Amidst a successful summer for British sport and tourism, and following speeches from Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt and IOC President Jacques Rogge in support of British hospitality, Hilton Worldwide is stating its intention to support a long lasting sports tourism legacy with the opening today of landmark hotels at the new home of English football, St George’s Park.
06.05.12Hilton Worldwide and International Youth Foundation Launch Global Youth Initiative
Hilton Worldwide announced a $3 million, three-year partnership today with the International Youth Foundation (IYF), a global organization that realizes the power and promise of young people and since its founding in 1990 has prepared nearly 16 million young people to learn, work and lead. Additionally, Hilton Worldwide’s President and CEO, Christopher J. Nassetta, is joining the IYF board.
05.08.12Hilton Worldwide Partners with Room to Read To Empower and Educate Young People in South and Southeast Asia
Hilton Worldwide announced today a three-year partnership with Room to Read – a global nonprofit organization focused on improving literacy and gender equality in education. The partnership supports Room to Read’s holistic approach to literacy and girls’ education in South and Southeast Asia -- aiming to reach more than 2,000 young people in the first phase of the program – and it solidifies Hilton Worldwide as the organization’s leading hospitality partner in India.
04.16.12Hilton Worldwide Named “Best Company for Hourly Workers” by Working Mother Magazine
Working Mother magazine has named Hilton Worldwide one of the “Best Companies for Hourly Workers” in 2012, which awards those employers that have the best policies and programs for promoting women and a dynamic work life culture. Hilton Worldwide is one of only 12 companies that made the list, including Best Buy, Capital One and Target.