09.10.18Six Surprising Hospitality Jobs
When you think about hotels, certain jobs come to mind: sharp suited bellman, uber-knowledgeable concierge, or a friendly housekeeper.
12.07.17Hilton Announces ‘Connected Room,’ The First Mobile-Centric Hotel Room, To Begin Rollout in 2018
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today unveiled Connected Room, a first-of-its-kind, high-tech guest room that enables guests to personalize and control every aspect of their stay from one central point – their mobile device. Currently in beta testing, Connected Room is live in one hotel, will deploy in coming weeks in several more, and will begin to scale rapidly to hotels across the United States in 2018.
06.29.17Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated Play And Hilton Team Up To Make Youth Sports Tournament Travel Easier
In an industry first, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) Sports Illustrated PlayTM (SI PlayTM) are teaming up to make travel easier and more enjoyable for kids, parents, coaches and tournament directors across the country with the introduction of Tourney StayTM. The new service utilizes SI Play’s Tourney Machine TM platform and Hilton’s network of properties to streamline the process of youth sports tournament travel for millions of families.
05.31.17Hilton Launches Revolutionary New Guest Room, Five Feet to Fitness™
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has unveiled Five Feet to Fitness, an in-room wellness concept that brings over eleven different fitness equipment and accessory options into the hotel room. The new room category makes it more convenient than ever for road warriors, exercise enthusiasts, and those who prefer to workout in private to maintain their routines while staying with Hilton. The rooms are part of Hilton’s innovation efforts to modernize the hospitality fitness experience and make it more inclusive for all by redeveloping fitness centers and offering fresh fitness concepts tailored to the hotel’s location and regular guests.
Melissa's work on innovating how guests stay active during their travels continued to grow as she contemplated how to integrate technology into the Fitness guestroom.
04.10.17CEO Light & Warmth Spotlight: Jorge Montanero
Aside from being paramount to the safety of guests and security of the hotel, Jorge has played a large role in the safety of those in Ecuador, making him an inspiring Team Member and true life saver.
08.11.16Two Million Doors, 400 Hotels, One Revolutionary Year: Hilton Celebrates Digital Key Milestones and New Hilton HHonors App Features
“Digital Key is fabulous!” "This is an extremely convenient benefit for being a Hilton HHonors member." “For a frequent traveler like myself, the ability to select my room and bypass the front desk is a competitive advantage. No other hotel group offers this type of service.” These are just a few of the 55,000-plus Hilton HHonors testimonials since Hilton (NYSE: HLT) launched Digital Key one year ago. Since that time, Digital Key has opened 2 million doors for Hilton HHonors members at 400 hotels.
05.11.16Responding to Popular Demand, Hilton Taps Google Maps to Help HHonors Members See More When Choosing Their Room
More than 13 million times, Hilton HHonors members have used the award-winning HHonors app to choose the exact room they want. Now, in a new benefit available exclusively to Hilton HHonors members, Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has integrated Google Maps into the app, giving members the unprecedented ability to see more details about the hotel’s surroundings and their room’s potential view before making a room selection. With the updated room selection feature, you can now be your family’s hero by choosing the room at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark Downtown that faces Busch Stadium, or by picking a room at Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront that looks out at Lake Superior.
03.09.16Hilton And IBM Pilot “Connie,” The World’s First Watson-Enabled Hotel Concierge
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to pilot “Connie” – the first Watson-enabled robot concierge in the hospitality industry. Connie draws on domain knowledge from Watson and WayBlazer to inform guests on local tourist attractions, dining recommendations and hotel features and amenities.
02.16.16Hilton Launches Its Largest Campaign Ever with Exclusive Room Rates Not Found Anywhere Else
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced that Hilton HHonors members can now receive an exclusive discount on room rates by booking directly through its brand websites, award-winning Hilton HHonors mobile app and reservation call centers, or through preferred corporate travel partners and approved travel agents. This guaranteed discount is available at more than 4,500 hotels around the world.
09.01.15Hilton and Uber Partner to Create a Seamless Travel Experience
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced a partnership with Uber, the technology platform that is revolutionizing the way people connect with cities, to offer expanded digital features that will further simplify and streamline the travel experience for Hilton guests.
08.11.15Hilton Introduces Digital Key, Further Enhancing Industry-Leading HHonors App
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today introduced Digital Key, an all-new feature of the Hilton HHonors app, providing the loyalty program’s members more choice and control over their entire travel experience.